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I Fortune Michael i am the General major in the U,S Army and the Chief of Staff of U.S. and i am the first non-American to hold that post. I was born on December 4, 1962 in London, United Kingdom.
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 12
It seeks to shed further light on the gravity of the methods of torture as well as the different illegal practices that take place in Syrian prisons, in order to raise awareness about the emergency of making those crimes stop and the threat they pose to international security.
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 1
This special page on Syria deals with the experiences of Syrian prisoners; whether with regards to the deplorable conditions of detention, “show” trials, or captivity.
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 3
When will the international community finally act? The faith of Syrian detainees will determine, to a large extent, the future of Syria and the sustainability of any transitional process that comes next.
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 1
These mass atrocities, which violate principles of international humanitarian law and human rights law, continue to take place in Syria today. Yet, despite the clear evidences of torture in detention centers and prisons and the wider indiscriminate attacks against the civilian population, the international community failed in taking sufficient actions.
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 1
the Syrian Network for Human Rights documented the arrest and detention of more than 117,000 people, mostly by government security forces. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the number at 500,000 detained and disappeared during the same period.
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 1
Five years after the start of the Syrian uprising thousands of detainees are languishing in government prisons in appalling conditions. Indeed, between 2011 and 2015,
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 1
Along with torture, the Syrian regime has also systematized the use of enforced disappearances, a practice targeting women and men, minors and adults, sick or healthy prisoners.
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 3
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, between March 2011 and June 2016, no less than 12,679 were killed due to torture, 99% of them at the hands of the Syrian Regime Forces. Torture is systematic, aimed at breaking, humiliating and spreading terror among the whole civilian population as a collective punishment for the uprising.
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 1
to the horrors inside the prisons of the Syrian regime
Fortune0 writes
2 years ago 10
Syrian opposition forces have withdrawn from the strategic town of Khan Sheikhoun, deep in the last rebel-held province.
Government forces, backed by Russia, closed in on the town in recent weeks, five years after rebels took over.
Rebels told the BBC that fighters pulled out of the town on Tuesday.