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VUB-team wants to go to Syria to children IS fighters to take care of and repatriation of

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A team of psychologists and doctors is preparing on the initiative of Gerrit Loots, professor of psychology at the Free University of Brussels (VUB), to the Kurdish refugee camps in North-eastern Syria to withdraw. That writes The Tomorrow and is confirmed to Belga. The goal is to make the Belgian children to rescue them and repatriate.

Currently, negotiations with the Kurds to humanitarian visas, and to obtain access to the camps of Al Hol, Al-Roj, and Ain Issa. In each camp wants the team, with also an observer of the Child Focus, to spend a day. The emphasis is on the medical aspect, because the children in the camps are very, very, and there is a large need for antibiotics. But there is also attention paid to the psychological support of mothers who already have children is lost. Last Friday died, there was still a Belgian child in one of the camps.

The team also wants to Belgian children of the mothers that IS connected, save them to Belgium to repatriate. Initiator and UNIVERSITY professir Gerrit Loots will contact the government.

‘It can’t be that there are doctors who say that the children are going to die if they stay there and that we don’t know. It would be hallucinatory are to say no, that can’t even minister to refuse. I expect a human response,’ says professor Loots.

The mayor of Vilvoorde, Hans Bonte (SP.(A), pleaded Friday for a B-Fast Team to the Syrian refugee camps to send to Belgian children who are in acute danger to life are back to our country.

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