5396 victims have been documented including 96 children and 32 women from the beginning of the Syrian revolution until the end of September.
“Torture prohibition has become a critical international criteria. It’s considered one of the most important laws.”
International Criminal Court
“Torture prohibition has become now one of the most important International criteria. Furthermore, it was adopted under the hope of never to be resorted to. Thus, it’s a message directed to the International Community members and everybody in power: torture prohibition is an absolute value that shouldn’t be disrespected by anybody.”
According to a ICTY Resolution
The Syrian government tortured no less than 115 victims to death in September 2014. The ongoing documented cases of death-under-torture since 2011 indicates explicitly the systematic violence and the excessive force used by the Syrian regime against detainees.
Daraa had the highest number of victims who died under torture with 21 victims. Other victims who died under torture in September are as follows:
19 from Damascus, 18 from Homs, 13 from Aleppo 12 from Damascus, nine from Latakia, nine from Idlib, seven from Hama, three from Ar-Raqqa, two from Der Ezzor, and two from Qunietra.