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Monday, February 28, 2005

US Accuses Syria of Torture

U.S. cites human rights abuses in Syria, China, Sudan

Houston Chronicle: Man's inhumanity to man was documented anew today by the State Department as it surveyed human rights abuses last year in scores of countries and found systematic torture in Syria, serious abuses in China and the killing of civilians by government-backed militia in Sudan's troubled Darfur province.

Egypt, a close ally of the United States in Mideast peacemaking, was condemned for security forces torturing prisoners and for mass arrests. Iran's "poor human rights record worsened," the State Department report said.

North Korea, which President Bush has denounced as part of an "axis of evil," is one of the world's most repressive and brutal regimes, the report said. An estimated 150,000 to 200,000 people are believed to be in detention camps in remote areas, and defectors report many have died from torture, starvation and disease.

Syria's human rights record is poor, the report said. Syrians do not have a right to change their government and "continuing serious abuses included the use of torture in detention, which at times resulted in death," unfair trials and arbitrary arrests.

Click Here to Read Entire Houston Chronicle Report

Hard Comment: Well of Course We know that Syria conducts Torture, Right?
We Export Suspects there to Be Tortured - As Reported by the NY Times just Days Ago

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Anonymous ano mous said...

hear your government yelling bad bad bad men bad men.....hear them whispering we have several more detainee's for you to torture for us we are torturing as many as we can handle thanks for helping us out....return to the hollars of bad bad bad men they must be invaded!

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