The human slaughterhouse
Mass hangings and extermination in Syrian prison
Saydnaya Prison is where the Syrian government quietly slaughters its own people.
It is a place carefully designed to humiliate, degrade, sicken, starve and ultimately exterminate those trapped inside.
As many as 13,000 people have been executed in Saydnaya since 2011, in the utmost secrecy. Many others have been killed after being repeatedly tortured and systematically deprived of food, water and medicine.
The bodies of those who are killed are taken away by the truckload and buried in mass graves.
We believe that these abuses have been authorised at the very highest levels of the Syrian government. We're calling on the US and Russian governments to ensure it is investigated
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