Arrested ten years | Civilian dies in regime Central Prison in Homs • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Arrested ten years | Civilian dies in regime Central Prison in Homs

Homs province: SOHR activists have reported that a civilian from Homs province died in the Syrian regime’s Homs Central Prison, after ten years of detention, as he was arrested on July 21, 2011, while regime forces were raiding Bab Siba’ neighbourhood.


SOHR has documented the death of 47,503 civilians under torture in regime’s prisons since the beginning of the Syrian revolution, all documented by names: 47,100 men and young men, 339 children under the age of eighteen, and 64 women over the age of eighteen.


Reliable sources have informed the Syrian Observatory that the number of people killed, executed and/or died in regime prisons exceeded 104,000 people. Over 83% of the total death toll were killed and/or died in these prisons between May 2013 and October 2015. SOHR sources have also confirmed that more than 30,000 detainees were killed in the notorious prison of Sednaya alone, while the second largest percentage of killing occurred in the Air Force Intelligence detention facilities or prisons.

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