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Bashar Al-Assad Syria

‘Over 5,000 tortured to death’

5 Sep, 2014

A report compiled by the Syrian Network for Human Rights says the Assad regime has tortured 5,281 people to death since the start of the uprising in 2011. It says the tortured include 94 children and 32 women, who died as a result of being tortured in jail. In August alone, the regime tortured 243 people to death, it says.