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Iran: ‘Hostages in Syria are not military’

Categories: Iran, Syria, Citizen Media, War & Conflict

Free Syrian Army says it has taken hostage [1] seven Iranians, five of whom were allegedly soldiers complicit in the Syrian government's crackdown on protesters. But an Iranian in Friendfeed writes [2][fa]: “They show a card as a document to show that this people were affiliated with military but that card is a proof that you did the military service which is mandatory for every Iranian man. They might be killed for that simple card which means nothing”.