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Syrian refugees ask Norway police to investigate war crimes

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Torture survivors file dossier of evidence against 17 high-ranking Syrian officialsSyrian refugees in Norway have joined a pan-European drive for justice over torture, extra-judicial killings and other abuse, making a landmark request for Norwegian police to investigate atrocities committed during Syria’s long civil war.Five torture survivors filed statements on what they endured and witnessed in more than a dozen prisons, and provided a dossier of evidence linking the mistreatment to 17 named, high-ranking officials in the Syrian government. Continue reading…

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Author : Emma Graham-Harrison in Oslo

Publish date : 2019-11-13 16:23:00

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