Syria conflict: Rebels set up internment camp for IS defectors

Syria conflict: Rebels set up internment camp for IS defectors
 

A secret internment camp for former Islamic State militants and their families has been established in Syria.
Some 300 defectors and captured combatants, including many Europeans, are being held at the camp operated by the rebel group Jaysh al-Tahrir.
Its commander, Mohammad al-Ghabi, told the BBC that some of the prisoners had been allowed to return to Europe, in co-operation with security services.
But others will be tried by a Sharia court and some could be executed.
"They're from everywhere, Europeans and Arabs," Mr Ghabi said. "We tried to rehabilitate them and alter... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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