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Syria Prisons

Report: Evidence Of Torture In Syrian Prisons

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 07.17.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Rights activists visiting abandoned government prisons in the first Syrian city to come under rebel control have found torture devices ...

Assad Reduces Sentences Of Some Rebel Prisoners, Opposition Calls 'Empty Gesture'

AP | ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria's president on Tuesday slashed prison terms by three quarters for an unspecified number of rebels convicted as "terroris...

'Syrian Prisons Are Human Slaughterhouses'

AP | JAMAL HALABY | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

AMMAN, Jordan -- A prominent Palestinian writer who was jailed in Syria for nearly three weeks described the facilities as "human slaughterhouses," sa...

Reports Detail Horrifying Torture Tactics In Syria's Detention Centers

Posted 02.09.2012 | World

Horrific accounts of torture and ill-treatment suggest that abuse runs rampant in Syria's detention facilities, rights organizations report. Accord...