Torture victims | Civilian from Al-Qusayr dies under torture in regime prison after nearly nine years of detention • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Torture victims | Civilian from Al-Qusayr dies under torture in regime prison after nearly nine years of detention

Homs province: SOHR sources have reported that a man from Al-Qusayr city in Homs countryside died under torture in a regime prison, after nearly nine years of detention. The victim’s family was informed of his death a few days ago.

 

SOHR has documented the death of 47,512 civilians under torture in regime’s prisons since the beginning of the Syrian revolution, all documented by names: 47,109 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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