In the Media

Torture 'rampant’ in Syria

PUBLISHED February 18, 2016

Massive and systematised violence' against detainees is a routine part of Syria's civil war, the UN Human Rights Council reported last week. Research based on 621 interviews and 'considerable documentary material' detailed the 'rampant use of torture and inhuman conditions of detention', together with summary executions by the government and armed opposition groups.

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