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Syrian man shows marks of alleged torture while in the custody of regime forces

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A Syrian man shows alleged marks of torture on his back after he was released by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad in the Bustan Pasha neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria, Aug. 23.

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After months of protests and violent crackdowns, a look back at the violence that has overtaken the country.

 

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