Syria: Risk of torture or ill-treatment/Possible prisoner of conscience/Incommunicado detention/Medical concern, 'Abd el-Razaq ('Abu Shaker') Shoullar

Syria: Risk of torture or ill-treatment/Possible prisoner of conscience/Incommunicado detention/Medical concern, 'Abd el-Razaq ('Abu Shaker') Shoullar

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Index Number: MDE 24/024/2003
Date Published: 10 July 2003
Categories: Middle East And North Africa, Syria

Amnesty International has learned that 'Abd el-Razaq Shoullar, also known as 'Abu Shaker' Shoullar, who is 81 years old and suffers from senile dementia, has held been in incommunicado detention in Syria for over five weeks. He is at serious risk of being tortured or ill-treated. It is believed that he is held solely in connection with the political activities of his family.


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