Palestinian Teenager Tortured to Death in Syria: Monitor

UK-based rights group says Mohamed Diab was killed by security forces after being detained for three years

Syrian security forces tortured a Palestinian boy to death for participating in demonstrations against the Assad regime three years ago, the Action Group for Palestinians in Syria said.

The London-based group said Mohamed Diab was detained at the age of 13, following protests in Hama city.

The boy’s family is from the Palestinian village of Shajara originally, and he lived in Ayedun camp for Palestinians in Hama city.

The number of Palestinians tortured to death in Syrian security chambers has reached 444 victims, according to the group.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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