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72 year-old-man dies of abuse in jail

March 18th, 2007 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

The Syrian Human Rights Committee says it has received reports that a 72-year-old man has died in prison after being abused – although it says it can’t confirm the reports.

Muhammad Ali Dirbak, from Banyas, on the Mediterranean coast, was detained on 28 January after allegedly criticising Shias.

His son was also accused of membership of the Muslim Brotherhood which normally earns the death sentence, although this was reduced to six years.


5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Anonymous // Mar 19, 2007 at 10.33 am

    is this a suprise in SYRIA…

    Tortue, killings and oppression in SYRIA..

    wake up and smell the roses…

  • 2 Anonymous // Mar 19, 2007 at 3.19 pm

    Allah Yerhamo

    what next ?

  • 3 Puppeteer // Mar 19, 2007 at 11.00 pm

    Banyas close to Iraqi border? Last time I checked it was on the Mediteranean Coast.

  • 4 Anonymous // Mar 20, 2007 at 7.10 am

    sasa are u serious ????
    It’s 12 years and not 6 and Banyas is in the opposite side of your localization.

  • 5 sasa // Mar 20, 2007 at 11.55 am

    Thanks Puppeteer, I always make that mistake because I think of the Iraqi oil pipe in Banyas. Silly mistake.

    No anonymous, I’ve been told 6 years.

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