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Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Jail

Published : 05-04-2019

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Jail

Palestinian refugee Wael Adnan Dirbas was tortured to death in Syrian government prisons, where he had been locked up for years.

His family found out in a document recently obtained from local authorities that their son, a resident of Yarmouk Camp and a native of Tirat Haifa in Palestine, died some three years ago.

Dozens of Palestinian refugees figure on a list of detainees tortured to death in war-torn Syria. Sometime earlier, the Syrian government handed over the list of victims of torture to the General Commission for Palestine Arab Refugees.

AGPS documented the death of 573 Palestinian refugees, among them children and women, as a result of harsh torture in Syrian state dungeons.

AGPS is deeply concerned about the upsurge in the number of Palestinian victims of torture and enforced disappearance in Syria.

AGPS estimates the real number of victims to be far higher than that disclosed by the Syrian government. Dozens of families have refused to reveal their relatives’ names for fear of retaliation.

AGPS continues to urge the Syrian government to reveal the exact number and fate of Palestinian detainees, to seriously work on halting harsh torture tactics, including sexual abuse, launch fact-finding probes into crimes of torture, and to bring those involved in such crimes before courts.

Short URL : http://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/8521

Palestinian refugee Wael Adnan Dirbas was tortured to death in Syrian government prisons, where he had been locked up for years.

His family found out in a document recently obtained from local authorities that their son, a resident of Yarmouk Camp and a native of Tirat Haifa in Palestine, died some three years ago.

Dozens of Palestinian refugees figure on a list of detainees tortured to death in war-torn Syria. Sometime earlier, the Syrian government handed over the list of victims of torture to the General Commission for Palestine Arab Refugees.

AGPS documented the death of 573 Palestinian refugees, among them children and women, as a result of harsh torture in Syrian state dungeons.

AGPS is deeply concerned about the upsurge in the number of Palestinian victims of torture and enforced disappearance in Syria.

AGPS estimates the real number of victims to be far higher than that disclosed by the Syrian government. Dozens of families have refused to reveal their relatives’ names for fear of retaliation.

AGPS continues to urge the Syrian government to reveal the exact number and fate of Palestinian detainees, to seriously work on halting harsh torture tactics, including sexual abuse, launch fact-finding probes into crimes of torture, and to bring those involved in such crimes before courts.

Short URL : http://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/8521