most of the so-called political prisoners are not political - they have been caught in the act. The children are those sent to sneak weapons through the border, including knives and fire bombs. The women are drivers of suicide bombers, who have in the past blown themselves up while being pregnant. The men are part of an organization that promote terrorism, and as such are involved in terror acts. As you say yourselves, none of this is an acceptable form of resisting 'occupation'
U.S., allies conduct 1 air strike in Syria and 11 in Iraq against ISIS militants (Reuters)
from the article: Orders were to capture militants alive - so why were they killed?