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Assad Regime Hit List Targets Thousands

A 718 page document that contains the names, addresses, phone numbers and activities of thousands of Syrian dissidents is being used as a hit list by the Syrian regime to systematically target its own citizens.

Mother Jones: “The infamy of Syria’s Mukhabarat intelligence service is well known. For the past year, reports of it rounding up and torturing Syrian activists have steadily trickled out of the country. “When they took me in, they put me face down on the floor, and started beating me with a cable on the soles of my feet, my legs and back,” a Syrian protester told Human Rights Watch last year. “They were asking, ‘Why did you go to the demonstration? Who paid you to go? Who made you go?’ They just wanted me to confess to something, did not matter what.”

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