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Assad announces amnesty for Syrian draft dodgers to bolster army

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Assad announces amnesty for Syrian draft dodgers to bolster army

The Telegraph - By Reuters

Decree pardons those who violated Syria's conscription law, an offence punishable by imprisonment and sometimes death Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday announced an amnesty for men at home and abroad who have dodged conscription, to help bolster the ranks of an army severely depleted by …

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