Kidnapped Armenians, Christians Released from ISIS Captivity


DAMASCUS (Agos) — Syrian democratic forces liberated a group of Armenians from ISIS in Raqqa on August 8, Agos reports.

Saws Karabedyan, one of the liberated women, told Ara News that the ISIS terrorists forced them to wear headscarves.

Another woman, Karadij Karadjian, said that she had to pay taxes to ISIS.

“It is as if we were born anew today,” she told Ara News.

After the seizure of Raqqa by the ISIS some of the local Christians have been moved to Hasakah, which is under the Kurdish control, while the others remain in Raqqa.

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