Syria’s Bashar al Assad hangs 13,000 prisoners in his secret slaughterhouse jail

February 7, 2017 | By | Reply More

The Butcher’s Regime of Syrian President Assad’s has executed up to 13,000 people in mass hangings carried out in the basement of a notorious prison, a chilling new report claims.

syriaAs many as over 13,000 opponents of Butcher Assad were secretly hanged in one of Syria’s most infamous prisons in the first five years of the country’s civil war as part of an extermination policy ordered by Bashar al Assad and his highest levels of the Syrian government, according to Amnesty International.

And many thousands more people held in several prisons throughoutSyria died through torture and starvation, Amnesty said, and the bodies were dumped in two mass graves on the outskirts of Damascus between midnight and dawn most Tuesday mornings for at least five years.

The victims were the opponents and Sunnis largely standing up against Syrian government, were sentenced to death following military trials lasting just minutes over the past four years.

Systematically arresting then told they were being taken to prison – but instead were put into a minibus to a basement execution room where they were hanged in groups of between 20 and 50 at a time.

The appalling claims are contained in shocking report published today by Amnesty International following a year-long investigation entitled: “Human slaughterhouse: Mass hangings and extermination at Saydnaya prison”

Amnesty the respected charity spoke to dozens of former prisoners, judges and prison guards.

It will add to a growing body of evidence which campaigners say should result in President Assad being prosecuted for war crimes.

The report claims mass executions have been happening at the infamous Saydnaya prison near Damascus since 2011 when the uprising against Assad began in Syria.

Press journalist for HRO media – Khizer Hayat reports.

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