Iran frees criminals if they volunteer in #Syria

Iranian authorities are pardoning some of their most notorious criminals from its prisons as long as they agree to volunteer to fight in Syria, a local media outlet has reported.

Al-Hissar News, a local human right news website focused on Iranian prisoners, revealed how Tehran coaxes Iranian and Afghan prisoners with promises of amnesty if they returned intact from the war.

According to the source, prisons authority confirmed that the volunteered prisoners would be considered “martyrs”, in addition to benefits and perks to be rewarded to their families if they are killed while fighting on the frontlines.

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