Syria grants amnesty for terrorist crimes

Samizdat | April 30, 2022

Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a decree on Saturday granting amnesty to Syrians for terrorist crimes up to the end of April, except those leading to death. Assad has extended similar olive branches to deserters, criminals and opposition fighters before, often to the displeasure of the US.

Syria grants amnesty for terrorist crimes

Twenty civilians leave Mariupol’s Azovstal site + 25 Earlier

Twenty civilians leave Mariupol’s Azovstal site

A group of 20 civilians are leaving the Azovstal steelworks, where the last Ukrainian troops are holed up in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, the soldiers there said Saturday.

Earlier Saturday, a correspondent from Russia’s TASS news agency reported from the city that 25 civilians – including six children younger than 14 – had quit the site.

H/T Emil Cosman on YouTube: Mariupol, Azovstal steel plant civilians rescued and released/surrendered to the Russians