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Syria Prisons Are ‘Human Slaughterhouses,’ Ex-Detainee Says

AMMAN, Jordan – A prominent Palestinian writer who was jailed in Syria for nearly three weeks described the facilities as “human slaughterhouses,” saying security agents beat detainees with batons, crammed them into stinking cells and tied them to beds at … Continue reading

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Ex-detainee: Syrian prisons are ‘slaughterhouses’

A prominent Palestinian writer who was jailed in Syria for nearly three weeks described the facilities as “human slaughterhouses,” saying security agents beat detainees with batons, crammed them into stinking cells and tied them to beds at night. Salameh Kaileh, … Continue reading

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Palestinian writer Salameh Kaileh detained, beaten, taunted in Syria

By: Eman El-Shenawi Syrian authorities deported Palestinian writer Salameh Kaileh this week to Jordan after three weeks of detention and relentless torture and taunting over his anti-regime writings, the prominent writer told Al Arabiya late Wednesday. Security forces had stormed … Continue reading

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Palestinian journalist deported from Syria tells of torture ordeal

A prominent journalist has told Amnesty International how Syrian government forces tortured and detained him in deplorable conditions before deporting him to Jordan on Monday. Salameh Kaileh, a 57-year-old Jordanian national of Palestinian descent, has lived and worked in the … Continue reading

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Palestinian intellectual tortured in Syria: U.N.

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Prominent leftist Palestinian writer Salameh Kaileh, freed recently after being arrested in Syria last month, was tortured during his detention, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday. The Britain-based watchdog distributed several photographs showing large … Continue reading

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Palestinian intellectual Salameh Kaileh arrested in Syria: lawyer

DAMSCUS, Syria – Prominent Palestinian activist and writer Salameh Kaileh was arrested overnight at his home in Damascus by Syrian authorities, human rights lawyer Anwar Bunni said on Tuesday. “The security services entered Kaileh’s home in the suburb of Barzeh … Continue reading

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