France is home to 10 children from ISIL fighters in Syria | Syria News


France has won 10 French children of the ISIL (ISIS) fighters from a refugee camp in Syria, at the latest, at the option of the repatriation process since the armed group has been expelled from his Syrian base in March 2019.

Paris now has repatriated a total of 28 children from war-torn Syria, where hundreds of citizens have gone to fight with ISIL as it has tried to establish a “caliphate” in the Middle East.


“France has the return of ten French minors, orphans or humanitarian, who were in camps in the north-east of Syria,” the ministry of foreign affairs said in a statement Monday.

“These children have been handed over to French judicial authorities, of medical treatment, and have been supported by the social services,” he said.

The ministry has not provided details on their parents.

Rights groups have called on the government to quickly put in the house for at least the miners who were brought by their parents to the conflict zone or to have been born during the years of fighting.

But many of the estimated 300 French children detained in the Kurdish-run camps in Syria are with their mothers, fathers, and France insisted on the fact that French nationals should face local justice.

Critics say that this position exposes the families of French fighters to inhumane treatment, and psychological trauma.

Thousands of inmates

The ministry of foreign affairs said that he had “thanked” the leaders of the Kurds for their cooperation in the transfer of the operation to be performed ” because of the particularly vulnerable situation of these children, and with the permissions provided by local authorities “.

Some 12,000 foreign – 4 000 women and 8 000 children are being held in three camps for displaced people in the north-east of Syria, most of al-Hol, where aid groups say they suffer from malnutrition and disease.

Kurdish officials have called on countries to take their citizens prisoners, told that they do not have the resources to keep prisoners indefinitely.

According to the CAT terrorism analysis centre, 13 French fighters, including Hayat Boumedienne, the partner of one of the three men who have conducted deadly attacks in Paris in January 2015, have escaped detention in Syria.


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