Party says Syria’s Hawl Camp should be internationalized
Countries whose nationals are held in the Hawl Camp, east of Hasaka, east Syria, should internationalize the camp and protect it against the successive attacks carried out inside it and are supervised by the Islamic State Organization (ISIS) sleeper cells, an official of the Future Syria Party said on Tuesday, March 30.

Late on Monday, a security source told North Press that the camp witnessed a security alert following a rebellion by ISIS sleeper cells inside the camp.

The source added that clashes with medium and light weapons erupted between the security forces and the ISIS cells within the fourth and fifth sectors of the camp.

 “Countries with nationals inside the camp have to internationalize the camp and protect it against the successive attacks it witnesses by ISIS sleeper cells present inside the camp,” Ahmad Sultan, Assistant Secretary-General of the Future Syria Party, said.

The negative impacts of this area which holds a huge number of women and children of different nationalities whether Europeans, non-Arabs and Muslims is similar to be like a “ticking bomb” nobody knows when to explode, “destroy, abuse and slaughter in revenge for their families,” Sultan added.

 “The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) should make firm and transparent stances setting a deadline for sending each woman to her home country, trying and rehabilitate her because the camp includes a large proportion of foreign extremist ISIS women,” he noted.

The foreigners sector in Hawl Camp includes women of ISIS of different foreign nationalities who still consider themselves responsible for the implementation of the ISIS ideology.

To avoid the repetition of al-Sina’a incidents, he said, “Corruption inside camps and prisons should be addressed and betrayers and weak-spirited people should be hold accountable.”

The Hawl Camp is a house for about 15,300 families in total of 56, 000 individuals including 2,423 families of the Islamic State Organization (ISIS) detained or killed militants, who hail from over than 60 countries.

Hawl Camp is also known as a “ticking time bomb” due to the presence of extremists of ISIS wives and children, and tens of thousands of their supporters in a camp sometimes described as “the most dangerous camp in the world”.

An estimate of 1,076 individuals including children and women were repatriated to their nations between 2017-2021 in addition to seven former ISIS members who were repatriated to Indonesia in 2018, according to the AANES Department of Foreign Relations.

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