Rights watchdog claims repatriated Syrians subjected to rape and torture

Rights watchdog claims repatriated Syrians subjected to rape and torture

Rights watchdog claims repatriated Syrians subjected to rape and torture — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) A worrying report released by global rights watchdog Amnesty International on Tuesday claims repatriated Syrian refugees have in many cases been subjected to detentions, disappearance and torture by Syrian security forces.

Detailing the cases of 66 refugees returned to Syria between 2017 and 2021, the report titled “You’re going to your death” notes five of the refugees died in custody after being detained, while 17 were forcibly disappeared, their fate unknown.