المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Autonomous Administration completes construction of “international court” buildings in Al-Qamishli, and starts trials of Syrian ISIS prisoners

Reliable sources have informed the Syrian Observatory that the Autonomous Administration has completed the construction of the “international court” in the eastern neighbourhood in Al-Qamishli city.

 

Meanwhile, reliable SOHR sources have confirmed that tens of ISIS prisoners of Syrian nationality have been tried according to the Autonomous Administration’s laws and under a the International Coalition’s supervision. However, it is not known yet if the trials were held in the new court or somewhere else.

 

“By decision of the court, ISIS prisoners to be allowed to meet their relatives, while the International Coalition is suggested to try foreign ISIS prisoners,” SOHR sources added. Moreover, SOHR has obtained information about the Coalition’s intension to construct a new court in Al-Hasakah city, exactly in Ghuwayran neighbourhood.

 

On May 5, the International Coalition instructed to construct “international court” in Syria for trying ISIS prisoners.

 

According to SOHR sources, a hall was being constructed in the eastern neighbourhood of Al-Qamishly city in rural Al-Hasakah, with the full support of some countries of the International Coalition, including France and U.S.A. The construction of the building was supposed to be accomplished in two or three months, so that ISIS prisoners, hekd in the custody of Syria Democratic Forces, would be tried there.

 

It is worth noting that the director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, while in Germany in March 2019, appealed to European countries to establish an international court for trying ISIS prisoners held in SDF prisons.

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