File - Lebanese Forces MP Elie Keyrouz is seen in this Friday, March 16, 2012. (The Daily Star/Chamoun Daher, HO)
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The Lebanese detainees freed from Syrian prisons 'have suffered dearly, and it is time to help them', Lebanese Forces MP Elie Keyrouz said Friday.Keyrouz promised to propose a pension plan for detainees liberated from Syrian detention centers.The draft law regarding the compensation or pensions for Lebanese captives freed from Syrian prisons will be re-introduced next week after being first proposed on July 14, 2008, Keyrouz said.According to Keyrouz, the proposed legislation is inspired by law 264/2001, which grants compensation to liberated captives from Israeli prisons.
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