Syria

“Ahrar al-Sham” battalion tortures the civilians of Aleppo.

Ahrar al-Sham

Office of Observatory for Human Rights Violations in Syria has accused members of Free Army militia by committing acts of torture against citizens.

Syrian opposition Observatory for Human Rights says that “a battalion of the armed men tortures civilians and extorts them in Aleppo city”, the observatory has felt, according to Reuters Agency, compelled to single out ‘Badr al-Suhadaa” battalion linked to “Ahrar al-Sham” battalions after gathering of a large number of eyewitness’ accounts that refer to frequent arrests and torture.
It quotes of residents that «The unity of “Ahrar al-Sham” which is active near the Ashrafieh has forced the displaced people to pay money for protecting them«.

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