Syria hanged 13,000 in Saydnaya prison: Amnesty

Posted by | February 7, 2017 09:30 | Filed under: War & Peace

As many as 13,000 people were hanged in five years at a notorious Syrian prison near Damascus, Amnesty International has said, accusing the government of a “policy of extermination”. Titled “Human Slaughterhouse: Mass hanging and extermination at Saydnaya prison,” Amnesty’s damning report, released on Tuesday, is based on interviews with 84 witnesses, including guards, detainees, and…


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4 responses to Syria hanged 13,000 in Saydnaya prison: Amnesty

  1. halfwayin February 7th, 2017 at 10:16

    Enter clueless Nikki Haley, the new US ambassador to the UN.

    Leaving the world wondering where does the US find these women.

  2. Obewon February 7th, 2017 at 10:21

    Trump / Putin support universal torture and murder of 400,000+ by Syria’s Assad regime.

  3. KABoink_after_wingnut_hacker February 7th, 2017 at 15:17

    A close ally of Putin committed these atrocities if not Putin himself.
    And for some reason Putin has the obsequious worship of the so-called president of the US.
    These are dangerous times indeed.

    • Suzanne McFly February 7th, 2017 at 20:15

      Seems like they are trying to out bada$$ each other.

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