Former Syrian detainee 'I left my humanity outside the prison'
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Thousands hanged at Saydnaya prison, Amnesty report says

As many as 13,000 people, most of them civilian opposition supporters, have been executed in secret at a prison in Syria, Amnesty International says.

A new report by the human rights group alleges that mass hangings took place every week at Saydnaya prison between September 2011 and December 2015.

Jalal Mando is a former detainee, who spent some time in Saydnaya. He described to Ritula Shah what life was like when he was first put in prison.

  • 07 Feb 2017