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Photos of officers, medics involved in Syria mass torture photos

Photos of officers, medics involved in Syria mass torture photos

Zaman al-Wasl is publishing photos (Bellow) of 19 Syrian regime medics and officers who were involved with 6 others in  mass torture photos of 11,000 Syrian detainees. The atrocious photos were smuggled out of Syria by a former Syrian military police photographer mid 2013. According to an...

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'Jailers snuff out cigarette in my eye': Torture Memos

'Jailers snuff out cigarette in my eye': Torture Memos

   (By Lama Shammas; Translation by Yusra Ahmed) Hassan, 25, still suffer the side effects of his gruesome detention despite 18 months that have passed since his release, he told Zaman al-Wasl. Hassan, who preferred not to reveal his last name, has a terrible psychological...

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Profile of Torture Victim: Hussam Idriss Idriss

Profile of Torture Victim: Hussam Idriss Idriss

(Profile of Torture Victim)- Hussam Idriss Idriss was in his way to his hometown Qusair when the Syrian security arrested him near the Syrian-Lebanese borders early 2013. The young carpenter, who was working in Lebanon, had spent months in State Security headquarters in Damascus...

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Profile of Torture Victim: Nayef Faisal Al Rifai

Profile of Torture Victim: Nayef Faisal Al Rifai

  (By Faris al-Rifai; Translation by Yusra Ahmed) (Torture Victim Profile)- Captain and military judge Nayef Faisal al-Rifai  was arrested on March 22 2012, only few days following his sister’s detention, under accusation of conspiring on the regime.  The...

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In cooperation with Zaman Al Wasl, Al Jazeera aired mysteries of Sednaya Massacre 2008

In cooperation with Zaman Al Wasl, Al Jazeera aired mysteries of Sednaya Massacre 2008

 Al Jazeera Media Network in cooperation with Zaman Al Wasl newspaper aired late on Thursday an investigative report which has disclosed, for the first time, the mysteries and secrets of Sednaya Military Prison's massacre in July 2008. Al-Jazeera's Black Box series (Al Sondouq Al Aswad)...

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Bodies of 5 brothers identified among mass torture photos

Bodies of 5 brothers identified among mass torture photos

Syrian activists said bodies of 5 brothers from southern province of Daraa were identified by leaked mass torture photos. Jihad, Mohamed, Ahmed, Ridha and khaled Younes Sorour were arrested by Syrian regime forces on August 6 2012. The sixth brother,...

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Activists identify bodies of 220 people from Damascus suburbs among torture photos

Activists identify bodies of 220 people from Damascus suburbs among torture photos

At least 220 bodies of people from Damascus and its countryside were identified mostly by leaked mass torture photos, according to activists and Damascus Media Center amid reports say  the number can be increased.   The opposition-run center said 40 bodies were...

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Ahrar Al Sham recognizes body of commander among Mass Torture Photos

Ahrar Al Sham recognizes body of commander among Mass Torture Photos

  (Translation by Yusra Ahmed) Ahrar al-Sham Islamic movement has recognized the body of one of its commanders among mass torture photos revealed   by 'Caesar' who leaked 55,ooo for Syrian detainees tortured to death in Bashar al-Assad...

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Even disabled die under torture in Assad’s prisons: Caesar’s photos

Even disabled die under torture in Assad’s prisons: Caesar’s photos

(Writing by Faris al-Rifai; Translation by Yusra Ahmed)   A man from the town of Qatana in the western countryside of Damascus told stories of 7 victims died under torture in Assad’s prisons.   Abo Mohamed al-Qatanani, has recognized 7 bodies  from...

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SNHR: 80 People were Tortured to Death in February 2015

SNHR: 80 People were Tortured to Death in February 2015

(SNHR)- Syrian Network for human rights documented in the month of February 2015 no less than 80 victims who were tortured to death in the official and unofficial detention centers as follows: – Government forces: 74 – Kurdish forces: one – Extremist groups: Daesh: one...

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Assad jailers rape virgins, kill pregnant women: former female detainee

Assad jailers rape virgins, kill pregnant women: former female detainee

By Lama Shammas; Translation by Yusra Ahmed (Zaman Al Wasl)- Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA...

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Executions by burning a practice by Syrian government forces: SNHR

Executions by burning a practice by Syrian government forces: SNHR

Report by Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR)- Syrian regime forces, pro-government forces and foreign militias have widely adopted the practice of execution by burning and the burning of bodies of murdered persons since the start of the events in...

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Former detainee says 124 inmates tortured to death in two months

Former detainee says 124 inmates tortured to death in two months

Writing by Faris al-Rifai; Translation by Yusra Ahmed (Zaman Al Wasl)- A former prisoner in branch 227 detention center of regime, reported his frightening experience lasted for 52 days, where he witnessed horrible cases of death under torture or as a result of infection and...

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 In remembrance of Rihab Allawi who tortured to death by security

In remembrance of Rihab Allawi who tortured to death by security

By Faris Al Rifai; Translation by Yusra Ahmed (Zaman Al Wasl)- Rihab Allawi, an enthusiastic string revolutionary young lady, worked for the Syrian revolution since start, but her life ended in regime’s prisons in Feburary 2013 and was buried in a...

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Syria torture witness testifies before US House panel

Syria torture witness testifies before US House panel

A Syrian military defector who leaked thousands of photographs documenting years of torture and death at the hands of the Assad regime briefed the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs on Thursday, marking his first appearance at a public setting. There are...

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At least 350 female detainees awaiting an exchange deal

At least 350 female detainees awaiting an exchange deal

Reporting by Ahmad Primo; Translation by Yusra Ahmed     (Zaman Alwasl-Special)- Journalist Rowaida Kana’an was detained in Syrian regime’s prisons for more than 10 months, before she with other 135 female detainees were assigned for...

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Tal Al Mallouhi back to Adra Prison after Intelligence detention

Tal Al Mallouhi back to Adra Prison after Intelligence detention

  The youngest known convicted prisoner Tal al-Mallouhi, 23-year-old, sent back to Adra central Prison after months of ‘detention’ by state intelligence and failed efforts to get her released since she was a part of a hostage exchange last October...

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A look at the missing in Middle East's conflicts

A look at the missing in Middle East's conflicts

Lebanese families have long sought to know the fates of the missing from the country's civil war and post-war years, and now the civil war in Syria is adding yet another generation to the long rolls of missing from the Middle East's conflicts. Here is a look at the numbers from several...

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