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German court opens first Syria torture trial

Reuters Thursday, 23 April 2020
Two suspected members of President Bashar al-Assad's security services had charges of torture and sexual assault read out against them on Thursday in a German court, in what lawyers say is the first trial for war crimes by Syrian government agents.
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Two ex-military members accused of torture had been living in Germany as refugees and were arrested over a year ago.

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