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The People's Defense Court in the Rojava district of northeast Syria. Judges here have been holding trials of thousands of ISIS fighters. The Kurdish-led region broke from Syrian government control in 2012 and has developed its own justice system that it says adheres to Western standards of human rights. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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'Revenge Is For The Weak': Kurdish Courts In Northeastern Syria Take On ISIS Cases

Kurdish Syrian authorities have tried 7,000 ISIS suspects in a justice system that bans torture and the death penalty. Some of the judges are women, which comes as a shock to ISIS fighters on trial.

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The People's Defense Court in the Rojava district of northeast Syria. Judges here have been holding trials of thousands of ISIS fighters. The Kurdish-led region broke from Syrian government control in 2012 and has developed its own justice system that it says adheres to Western standards of human rights. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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'Revenge Is For The Weak': Kurdish Courts In Northeastern Syria Take On ISIS Cases

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10,000 Steps A Day? How Many You Really Need To Boost Longevity

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In Yemen Conflict, Some See A New Age Of Drone Warfare

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