Last week we asked you what should be done with a convoy of hundreds of ISIS fighters and their families that fled fighting and was stuck in the Syrian desert, halted by the U.S.-led coalition.
Below we tell you what happened in reality but first here are you answers and comments:
1.5% said they should be allowed to disperse after questioning.
19.9% were of the opinion women and children should be free to go but all men arrested.
32.5% maintained the entire group should stand trial.
29.1% said the entire group should be incarcerated without trial.
17% said it’s nothing to do with the West. Let the Syrians sort this out themselves.
And now to some of your comments:
“As the terrorists have said, ‘It’s blood for blood.'”
“They acted as a group. They should be tried as a group.”
“Let the country deal with it under their laws which they understand.”
“They should all be detained and treated humanely until an investigation is completed and charges land.”
“The Syrians will kill them all.”
“Forever in the worst prison conditions!”
“These are the enemy. You eliminate them!”
So, what happened in reality? Well, one of the options Clarion presented you with last week is what actually happened. 17% of you said the Syrians should sort this out themselves and that is what happened.
The U.S. called off its surveillance of the convoy at Russia’s request. As a result, the fate of the Islamic State fighters and their families now lies in the hands of the Syrian regime.