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April 3, 2012

Mohammed Najati Tayyara, a retired school teacher from Homs, was arrested on 12 May 2011 following media interviews he gave about human rights violations committed by Syrian security forces against...

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March 30, 2012

Suzanne Nossel, executive director of Amnesty International USA, told Congress today that the world must respond to the grave situation in Syria, including escalating torture of protesters, and sto...

March 27, 2012

Suzanne Nossel, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, testified this morning at the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on the human rights crisis in Syria.

March 14, 2012

A grim catalogue of torture has emerged from former detainees describing their treatment in Syria’s detention centres since the predominantly peaceful protests began in March 2011.

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