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March 12, 2013

Four Syrian men identified in televised “confessions” have been held incommunicado for 10 weeks. Two have reported being tortured.

February 20, 2013

There are increased concerns for the well-being of prominent Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq after the state denied holding him.

January 8, 2013

A Syrian man, Youssef al-Ammar, his nephews Suhaib al-Ammar and Iqbal al-Ammar and another relative, Bilal Koushan, were arrested on 24 November at their flat in Damascus. They are believed to be...

November 19, 2012

Syrian health professional Mohamed Raed al-Tawil has been held in incommunicado detention since his arrest in Damascus on 8 November. He is believed to have been tortured while in detention.