Graham wrote:The message from our government is important and on our behalf : . . . . .
"If you do stuff like that our society doesn't want you back."
"You have facilitated those who would act against us in the most extreme ways."
"You have contributed nothing and, if returned, will likely be an ongoing burden."
"You will likely be at risk ( from the madding crowd ) and will need extraordinary measures to be kept safe."
Meanwhile, contingency planning for her return with all the associated complications.
If you are going to be BAD, it is probably best to go the whole hog.
OTOH. Who would willingly choose to be hated by most of society - except a right nutter.
Graham, I seriously doubt any deterrence whatsoever. These girls left the country at 15 years old to join a death cult. Worrying about what might happen when they returned would, I suggest, not have been on their list of things to do!