المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

One civilian from rural Daraa killed under torture in Syrian regime prisons

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of a resident of Sheikh Miskin town of northwest rural Daraa, under torture inside Syrian regime’s security prisons after his arrest a year ago.

The number of civilians killed in regime prisons rises to 16,157 civilians documented by the Syrian Observatory : 15,969 men and young men, 125 children under the age of eighteen and 64 women since the beginning of the Syrian revolution, out of 104,000, the Syrian Observatory had learnt that they died inside regime prisons.

The Syrian Observatory had obtained information from a number of reliable sources which confirmed that civilians had been executed and killed inside Syrian regime and intelligence prisons, including more than 83 percent who were executed and killed inside these prisons between May 2013 and October 2015, SOHR sources also confirmed that more than 30,000 of detainees were killed in the notorious Saydnaya prison, while the second most dominant percentage was in regime airforce intelligence prisons.

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