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Amnesty Report Finds Syrian Refugees Were Raped, Tortured After Returning Home

HeadlineSep 08, 2021

A harrowing new report by Amnesty International details the brutal violence faced by Syrian refugees who have been returned to the war-torn country. The group documented tortures, rapes, illegal detentions and other serious human rights violations committed by the Syrian government and intelligence officers against over 60 people, including children. In one testimony, a mother described how Syrian authorities undressed her daughter, handcuffed and hung her on a wall while she was repeatedly beaten and sexually assaulted.

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