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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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Women sit on the floor as they wait in a clinic at the al-Hol detention camp. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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Misery Grows At Syrian Camp Holding ISIS Family Members

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Ibrahim, 2, in northeastern Syria a few hours after his freed Yazidi mother returned to Iraq without him. Ibrahim's father was an ISIS fighter. Although his mother wanted to take him home, the Yazidis do not allow children of ISIS fathers to live with the community. Iraqi law considers the children Muslim rather than Yazidi. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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Freed From ISIS, Yazidi Mothers Face Wrenching Choice: Abandon Kids Or Never Go Home

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Two Syrian refugees, Narwal Alakayleh (left) and Lina AlAlssantin (right), prepare for a pop-up dinner of Levantine food at Newcomer Kitchen. Jessica Wright hide caption

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Women carry children near the al-Hol camp in Syria's Kurdish-majority region of Rojava. The camp is filled with more than 72,000 people — most of them women and children who came out of the last ISIS-held territory. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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'We Pray For The Caliphate To Return': ISIS Families Crowd Into Syrian Camps

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President Trump signs a proclamation at the White House on Monday officially recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, with Israeli Prime Minister (center-right) among the officials looking on. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Mazen (right), 13, and his brother Mezban in a camp for displaced Yazidis in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Mazen was freed recently, five years after being kidnapped by ISIS. He was found in Baghouz, the last ISIS stronghold in Syria. His brother was also kidnapped and, 2-1/2 years ago, was rescued with their mother. The boys' father is still missing. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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Freed From ISIS, Few Yazidis Return To Suffering Families, Many Remain Missing

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U.S. soldiers gather for a briefing during a combined joint patrol rehearsal in Manbij, Syria, in November 2018. The White House says about 400 troops will remain for an unspecified period of time. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zoe Garbarino via AP hide caption

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CCTV images issued by the Metropolitan Police in London in 2015, show Shamima Begum (center) and her friends walking through security at Gatwick Airport, on their way to Syria. Metropolitan Police/AP hide caption

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Veiled women reportedly associated with ISIS walk under the supervision of a female fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces in northeastern Syria on Sunday. Over the weekend, President Trump demanded European allies repatriate their citizens captured as ISIS fighters. Bulent Kilic /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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