Prison, Gender, Data, Trains, Money

A Dying Fall

Fraser Brough | Brooklyn Rail | 5th February 2020

A glimpse into Syria’s Saydnaya prison, where detainees are confined in darkness, and 13,000 have been executed since 2011, when the Syrian uprisings began and when the prison began to enforce a policy of total silence. Speaking became punishable by death. Screaming during torture meant more t…

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