Islamic State Women Blamed for Dozens of Killings at Syrian Detention Camp

(Washington Post) Louisa Loveluck - Since January, officials report, more than 70 people have been killed inside northeast Syria's al-Hol camp, run by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces. The camp houses 62,000 family members of Islamic State fighters who were detained more than two years ago. Some of the camp's most radical women are trying to reimpose the Islamic State's rules on the families around them. Killings are blamed on hard-line women who enforce their strictures and settle scores with those who are not as fanatical.

2021-09-20 00:00:00

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