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Syria: Former rebels have citizenship reinstated in Homs01:01

Syria: Former rebels have citizenship reinstated in Homs

Syrian Arab Republic, Homs
November 20, 2016 at 02:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

A total of 103 former opposition fighters from al-Rastan, Talbiseh, al-Houleh and several neighbourhoods of Homs city had their citizenship and legal status reinstated in Homs on Sunday.

The former anti-government militants had earlier surrendered their arms. Video footage from Sunday shows the stockpiled weapons. Government officials confiscated the arms.

Opposition forces were granted amnesty within the framework of Amnesty Decree No.15. This means they will have their legal status settled, meaning they can once again become fully fledged citizens of Syria.

Syria: Former rebels have citizenship reinstated in Homs01:01
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A total of 103 former opposition fighters from al-Rastan, Talbiseh, al-Houleh and several neighbourhoods of Homs city had their citizenship and legal status reinstated in Homs on Sunday.

The former anti-government militants had earlier surrendered their arms. Video footage from Sunday shows the stockpiled weapons. Government officials confiscated the arms.

Opposition forces were granted amnesty within the framework of Amnesty Decree No.15. This means they will have their legal status settled, meaning they can once again become fully fledged citizens of Syria.

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