Syria running 27 torture centers: rights group




 
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Syria running 27 torture centers: rights group
 
July 3rd, 2012  
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Syria running 27 torture centers: rights group
(Note: graphic details) NEW YORK (Reuters) - Syrian intelligence agencies are running torture centers across the country where detainees are beaten with batons and cables, burned with acid, sexually assaulted, and their fingernails torn out, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Tuesday. The New York-based rights group identified 27 detention centers that it says intelligence agencies have been using since President Bashar al-Assad's government began a crackdown in March 2011 on pro-democracy protesters trying to oust him. ...

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