Germany mulls taking away citizenship from jihadists

Germany has agreed to spend an extra 2 billion euros on security by 2020Germany unveiled Thursday tough new anti-terror measures after two attacks claimed by the Islamic State group, including a controversial proposal to strip jihadist fighters of their German nationality. Deportations of convicted criminal migrants will also be sped up while police resources are to be greatly boosted under the security package drawn up by Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. “Germans who participate in fighting abroad for a terror militia and who have another citizenship should lose their German nationality,” de Maiziere said.

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