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8 Feb 2017
12:03 pm

Syria says Amnesty report on mass hangings ‘completely false’

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The Syrian government has responded to a report tabled by Amnesty International.

Syria.

Syria’s justice ministry on Wednesday dismissed as “completely false” an Amnesty International report alleging up to 13 000 people were hanged over five years in a Syrian government prison.

The justice ministry said the Amnesty report was “completely untrue and intended to harm Syria’s reputation in international forums”, the official SANA news agency reported.

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