Human Rights Watch report reveals widespread torture in Syria

04.07.2012                      14.Tammus. 5772

Syrien-Aufstand:

Human Rights Watch report reveals widespread torture in Syria

Conflict rages on as Turkey scrambles F-16s for the third day in a row; 85 Syrian soldiers defect to Turkey and fled the country.

Syrian intelligence agencies are running a network of torture centers across the country where detainees are beaten with batons and cables, burned with acid and sexually assaulted, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Tuesday.
The state-sanctioned abuses amounted to crimes against humanity that should be investigated by the International Criminal Court, the New York-based campaign group added….