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Syria - Well-known Syrian cartoonist died in detention after being tortured

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is stunned to learn that well-known Syrian cartoonist Akram Raslan died in detention in 2013, less than a year after his arrest in October 2012, and that his death was almost certainly the result of having been tortured by the Syrian security services. Rumours of his death have been circulating online in recent days and now the sources consulted by Reporters Without Borders say it has been confirmed. In July 2013, shortly before his death, he was secretly put on (...)

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