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Thu Aug 18, 2016, 04:30 PM

Amnesty International releases their latest report on Syrian prisons (TRIGGER WARNING)

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@Amnesty documents *absolute minimum* 17,723 people murdered in #Assad's custody: "anyone who could be perceived to be opposing the gov't".

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2016/08/harrowing-accounts-of-torture-inhuman-conditions-and-mass-deaths-in-syrias-prisons/

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/campaigns/2016/08/syria-torture-prisons/


Choice excepts from the report, thanks to @KyleWOrton:


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https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/mde24/4508/2016/en/

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Reply Amnesty International releases their latest report on Syrian prisons (TRIGGER WARNING) (Original post)
Blue_Tires Aug 2016 OP
Blue_Tires Aug 2016 #1
greatauntoftriplets Aug 2016 #2
think Aug 2016 #3
cali Aug 2016 #4
Blue_Tires Aug 2016 #7
cali Aug 2016 #5
NCTraveler Aug 2016 #6
pampango Aug 2016 #8

Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Aug 19, 2016, 08:34 AM

1. Friday kick

Damn folks, I know it isn't Lochte-related, but come on now...

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Aug 19, 2016, 09:11 AM

2. K&R.

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Aug 19, 2016, 09:20 AM

3. Kick & Rec for exposure /nt

 

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Aug 19, 2016, 09:36 AM

4. I'm posting in your thread because I do think it's worthy of "more eyes"

 

As YOU know, I've been posting about the horrors in Syria extensively.

It is a tragedy so enormous, with war crimes of horrific dimension that the least we can do is not look away.

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Response to cali (Reply #4)

Fri Aug 19, 2016, 04:39 PM

7. Thanks for the kick

Hopefully more global attention will be paid to exactly what kind of person Moscow and Tehran are propping up there...

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Aug 19, 2016, 10:04 AM

5. Just the fact that 17,000 people have perished in Syrian prisons since the start of the war

 

is horrific.

Video at link:

newsweek.com/syrian-prison-custody-death-amnesty-491226

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Aug 19, 2016, 10:05 AM

6. Kick. nt.

 

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Aug 19, 2016, 04:43 PM

8. Assad is a terrorist. He is just a different kind of terrorist than th ISIS variety. n/t

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