Torture devices and evidence of abuse have been found in government-controlled prisons in the city of Raqqa, the first city to come under the control of the opposition, a report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) claims.
Carl Packman writes a letter to George Galloway, reminding him of his record as, to quote the the prime minister, a supporter of “brutal Arab dictators”.
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Also tagged Bashar al-Assad, George Galloway, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Islamist extremism, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Saddam Hussein, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, Syria, war crimes
Syria: Amnesty International this morning revealed further, chilling details of life in Aleppo under the tyranny of Assad’s army thugs and Shabiha militia.
The chilling, frightening, inhuman scale of state-sponsored torture under the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad was revealed today.
Besieged residents of the Syrian city of Homs are crying out for Western intervention to save them from being slaughtered at the hands of Bashar al-Assad.
Ten years ago to the day, the United States government opened the now infamous Guantanamo Bay detention camp – Mike Morgan-Giles reports.
With each passing day, at the dawn of 2012, the future for Syria looks ever bleaker, with President Bashar al-Assad becoming ever more brutal, writes Shamik Das.
Jeremy Croft, Head of Policy and Government Affairs at Amnesty International UK, on the importance of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s remarks on torture, and the UK’s “tacit approval”.
Of course, Islamists would take any event and try to twist it to fit their narratives, but Bush’s comments hand them a propaganda coup of vast dimensions. Not only did America go against ‘western values’ by torturing prisoners, but now its former President is crowing about it in the media. Islamist recruiters must be rubbing their hands with glee.