Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Video of tortured boy’s corpse deepens anger in Syria...

Hamza Ali al-Khateeb, a round-faced 13-year-old boy, was arrested at a protest in Jiza, a southern Syrian village near Dara’a, on April 29. Nothing was known of him for a month before his mutilated corpse was returned to his family on the condition, according to activists, that they never speak of his brutal end.

But the remains themselves testify all too clearly to ghastly torture. Video posted online shows his battered, purple face. His skin is scrawled with cuts, gashes, deep burns and bullet wounds that would probably have injured but not killed. His jaw and kneecaps are shattered, according to an unidentified narrator, and his penis chopped off.

 “These are the reforms of the treacherous Bashar,” the narrator says. “Where are human rights? Where are the international criminal tribunals?” More...

Watch the video (Graphic)

Don't miss:
  1. This is what's happening in Syria (WARNING. Extremely graphic)
  2. 8000 people missing or in detention in Syria...
  3. 'In Syria we have been scared all our lives. Now at least we have hope, too"
  4. Syria: Assad's regime of torture...
  5. The State continues to kill in Syria... (Graphic) 
  6. Syrian troops 'have killed more than 1,000 civilians in brutal crackdown  

No comments:

Post a Comment