ISIL to compensate affected families in northeastern Syria

02-05-2014

 

ARA News 

Qamishli, Syria− Al-Qaeda splinter group of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) issued several resolutions and laws in the town of Margada south of Hasaka city, northeast of Syria.

Local sources told ARA News that the ISIL promised to compensate civilians affected by the recent battles between ISIL group and rebel battalions in the area −which ended with ISIL control over Margada town and the surrounding villages.

Ahmed al-Husseini, civil rights activist in Hasaka, told ARA News that the ISIL-appointed governor in the region ordered to re-open shops in Margada, vowing shopkeepers not to violate the orders, otherwise their shops would be run by other locals. 

“ISIL seeks to repair and re-open the main oven in the town after it was burned nearly 40 days ago, as well as fixing electricity network and provide water for the town residents,” said al-Hesseini.

“In addition, ISIL will prevent women from going out to the market without wearing Islamic dress and accompanied by male relative,” al-Husseini added. “The man who accompanies unveiled woman will be hit with 55 lashes, and the bus drivers who allow ‘unveiled woman’ riding will be punished (5 lashes), as well as preventing the sale and purchase of cigarettes, smokers will be punished (5 lashes)”.

Al-Husseini pointed out that the ISIL decided to compensate residents whose houses were destroyed during the clashes, through giving each affected family a sum of money according to the degree of damage. The amount of money starts from 1,000 to 25,000 S.P. (about $100) in addition to the distribution of food baskets to the residents of Margada town. 

 

Reporting by: Judi Aziz 

Source: ARA News

 

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