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EXCLUSIVE | Germany and Denmark repatriate women and children from Syria. Will Canada Follow?

An Access to Information request by CTV News shows that when Canada learned that Canadian women and children were being held in a Kurdish-run detention camp in Syria, the response was hesitant and minimal—and it appears little has changed, writes London Bureau Chief Paul Workman in an exclusive piece for CTVNews.ca.

In this March 27, 2019, photo, Samira from Belgium walks with her son at Camp Roj in north Syria. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

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