Denmark Charges Three Women Evacuated From Syrian Refugee Camps
(Bloomberg) -- Denmark has charged three women with supporting terrorism and illegal traveling in conflict zones immediately after evacuating them from Syrian refugee camps.
The women - all Danish citizens -- were airlifted from the al-Roj camp on Wednesday along with their 14 children and detained as soon as the evacuation plane hit Danish soil, the National Board of Social Services said in a statement.
Denmark’s government decided in the spring after much political turmoil to evacuate its own nationals in the Syrian camps based on a security risk assessment from intelligence agencies due to their affiliation with Islamic State.
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