Turkey offers cash & promises passports to Syria rebels’ families killed in Afrin

Lieutenant Abdallah Halawa, commander of the Hamza Brigade rebels, said the family of each fighter killed in Afrin was getting 60,000 Turkish Lira ($9,142.02). Relatives of 65 men from his faction have already been compensated. They will get housing and citizenship in Turkey, he told Reuters. “It does not compare to what they sacrificed but, to the best of our abilities, it’s about honoring them.”

 

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