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Abuse and torture rife in secret ISIS jails in Syria, says Amnesty

By Crina Boros | Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:44 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Syrians detained by the al Qaeda affiliate the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) have endured torture, floggings and summary killings in the armed group’s secret prisons, according to a report by Amnesty International.

ISIS controls large areas of northern Syria, where civil war has raged for nearly three years. The Syrian conflict pits disparate rebel ...

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