The UN High Commissioner of Human Rights has issues a detailed report on the use of torture and inhumane methods practised in Syrian Prisons and Centres of detention. The report described a widespread pattern of torture and ill treatment against individuals practised in government controlled areas. However, the report also documented reports concerning the use […]
Thousands of Leaked Photos are Evidence of Systematic Crimes inside Syria’s Prisons
A report prepared by a group of international investigators after studying thousands of leaked images from Syria revealed that torture and killing is practised systematically in Syrian prisons. The report said, “The images are enough to prove that the regime has committed crimes against humanity”. The group preparing the report studied 55,000 images of detainees […]
Why are there no Statistics for Enforced Disappearances in Syria?
Despite how large and wide-scale the issue of enforced disappearances is in Syria, the numbers and statistics provided by human rights organisations- both Syrian and international- remain approximate, with differences between them sometimes reaching 100%, and no organisation being able to reveal the names of all those released. This is due to many reasons, some […]