Amnesty slams Syrian torture, deaths in detention

31.08.2011                      1.Elul, 5771                      Rosch Chodesch 2

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Amnesty slams Syrian torture, deaths in detention

Detainee corpses show signs of burns, electric shocks. Group says these may point to crimes against humanity, UN response "utterly inadequate."

Deaths in Syrian prisons and police detention have soared in recent months as President Bashar Assad's government tries to crush protests against his rule, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
The London-based human rights group said it had details of at least 88 people believed to have died in detention between April and mid-August….