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Two Palestinian brothers tortured to death by Syrian regime

July 19, 2018 at 1:12 am

Army tank belonging to the Syrian government, 9 December 2016 [Abkhazian Network News Agency/Wikipedia]

The Syrian regime has tortured to death two Palestinian brothers from the al-Hajar al-Aswad refugee camp, Action Group for Palestinians of Syria said.

Ismail and Ziyad Adel Yusuf were arrested in 2013 and 2014, respectively. The Syrian regime has now returned their clothes and identity documents to their relatives.

According to the group, the General Authority for Palestine Arab Refugees in the city of Daraa, helps families of Palestinian detainees find out about the fate of their children.

As many as 34 Palestinians from the refugee camps in Homs, Hama and Damascus have also been tortured to death in the Syrian regime prisons. Moreover, the group said as many as 311 Palestinian refugees have been missing since the conflict started in Syria.

Read: Palestinian refugees face further displacement in Syria