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Families Of Iraqi ISIS Members Hide In SDF-controlled Refugee Camps In Syria: SOHR

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Families Of Iraqi ISIS Members Hide In SDF-controlled Refugee Camps In Syria: SOHR

Illustrative image: source: horrya.net

23,200 Iraqi citizens who fled from the ISIS-held pocket in the middle Euphrates River Valley are currently taking refuge at the al-Haul camp in the southeastern al-Hasakah countryside, which is controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed on January 30.

According to the UK-based mentoring group, the civilians, who are family members of ISIS fighters, are refusing to return to Iraq out of fear that they may get prosecuted for supporting the terrorist group.

“The Majority of Iraqi are afraid to return, they fear the vengeance of the Iraqi government,” the SOHR quoted a creditable source as saying.

Most of these Iraqi refugees escaped ISIS’ last positions in the Euphrates Valley in the last two months. After arresting suspected fighters of the terrorist group, the SDF moved the remaining people to well-controlled camps in al-Hasakah and Deir Ezzor.

The US-backed group has not clarified its plans for these Iraqi refugees yet. However, it is very likely that they will stay in Syria for the time being. This will pose a serious security threat, especially that many of these refugees are sympathetic with ISIS.

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Garga

Some of them lost their men, but most didn’t.
Isn’t it obvious? I think their men are the ones who joined SDF after a thorough shaving, now SDF holds their families to ensure new recruits “behave”.

Somebody else is holding them hostage, but never waste an opportunity to beat on the Iraqi government, guilty of being close to Iran. Iraqi ISIS families do not fear vengeance from Iraqi government, but they fear their own neighbours because they made life a living hell for them when ISIS held power..

Johan

Right conclusion: a bunch of fanatic, retardet terrorists, illiterate and intolerant, cruel and authorierian founded on nothing. Just locking at this truckloads of thes creatures hiding in old rags because of their coward men forcing them to do so.

Brother Ma

Shoot them all. All are tainted.

Brother Ma

PlanB. Walk them through the desert to the Turkish border and force them over at the point of a gun. Let Erdo huise and feed them for ever more.

Willing Conscience (The Truths

The Rukban refugee camp at Al Tanf only had 7,000 refugees early on last year, they had 50,000+ by the end of the year, I wonder if same things happened in both camps.

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