The fighter who did not kill anyone will be included in the amnesty, but the fighter who killed someone will not be. This is an international commitment, an ethical committment: Whoever kills is not included in amnesty.
On Monday Iraq's Council of Ministers elaborated on al-Maliki's plan [JURIST report] by saying the government would make every effort to return detainees granted amnesty to their lives before their detention, including giving back government jobs and returning students to school, considering their jobs and education uninterrupted. The Washington Post has more. Reuters has additional coverage.
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