Recent Legal and Political Developments in the Repatriation of European Nationals from Northeastern Syria

This policy paper presents selected legal and political developments regarding the repatriation of European nationals from Northeast Syria in 2022. Of the more than 5,000 Europeans who had traveled to the former territory of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq since 2012, several hundred men, women, and minors remain in Kurdish-administered camps and detention facilities in Northeast Syria together with tens of thousands of displaced Syrians and Iraqi refugees.

Authors: Sofia Koller, Carlotta Sallach, Alexander Schiele


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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On October 27, 2018, domestic terrorist Robert D. Bowers carried out an anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. He fired on congregants as they gathered for worship, killing 11 people and wounding six others.

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