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Syria: Mass arrests/Fear of torture and ill-treatment

, Index number: MDE 24/019/2004

Hundreds of Syrian Kurds have reportedly been arrested, and around 25 have been killed, following violent clashes at a football match on 12 March. Those detained appear to have been targeted because of their Kurdish ethnicity: their whereabouts are now unknown, and this puts them at grave risk of torture and ill-treatment.

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