Syria detainee’s account offers glimpse of prison system

A Syrian opposition activist says he was taken from Aleppo to Damascus to Homs and back last year. He describes beatings, interrogation and torture by President Bashar Assad’s forces.

Al Deen occasionally let out a goofy, drawn-out laugh when he recalled some of the absurdities he had witnessed during his three months of torture and humiliation in Syria’s brutal prisons.

from By Times Staff


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