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Syria peace conference must act on allegations of 'industrial-scale' torture and killings in custody

Headline Title:  Syria peace conference must act on allegations of 'industrial-scale' torture and killings 21 January 2014 World leaders at the Geneva II peace conference on Syria must demand full access to investigate allegations that 11,000 people have been tortured and killed while in detention in the country and monitor conditions in detention, said Amnesty International. A report by former war crimes prosecutors and forensic experts is based on documents and thousands of still images of what appear to be the bodies of dead prisoners. The material was smuggled out of…

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