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Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons

A recent New York Times article by Anne Barnard exposed Syria’s brutal system of torture prisons in horrific detail. While the exact number of Syrians who have passed through the system of arbitrary arrests and imprisonment is unknown, human rights groups estimate hundreds of...

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Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Prison

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Prison

Action Group For Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) documented the death of Palestinian refugee Wardan Yousef Matroud Hejazi, born in 1982, as a result of harsh torture in Syrian government jails. The Syrian security forces told his family that he died on April 25, 2019. Wardan,...

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 459 arbitrary arrests documented in April 2019

459 arbitrary arrests documented in April 2019

The Syrin Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said Thursday it had documented more than 459 cases of arbitrary arrests in April, including 272 cases of enforced disappearance. Arbitrary arrests and enforced disappearances have been amongst the most common and widespread violations since the...

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When detained mother hears screams of her son in another cell

When detained mother hears screams of her son in another cell

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Lutfiya, a woman from Al-Asali district, was arrested in Sahat Al Ashmar with one of her relatives, without committing any offence. There were no demonstrations; the square was empty except for barriers, soldiers and people who were forced to leave their homes. Like...

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