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  1/6/2012, Tevet 11, 5772

Syrian Group: More than 600 Killed by Torture

Syrian human-rights group Awaz said, Thursday, that it has collected evidence that thousands of people are languishing and undergoing torture in government prisons.

The group said it has the names of at least 617 people who died from torture since the start of the uprising against President Bashar Al-Assad.