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  Adar 12, 5772 , 06/03/12

Patients Tortured at Homs Military Hospital

A  video show on Britain's Channel 4 Television portrays torture administered to patients at the Syrian military hospital in the northern city of Homs, which has been under siege for about a month. The torture includes electric shocks, beatings - some with batons - and the breaking of legs. Some patients heads were beaten against walls and others underwent surgery without anesthesia. The video was shot secretly by a hospital employee who was smuggled out of Syria by a French journalist.

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