Ahmed, Syrian refugee
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Syria torture victim: 'They kicked us in the head'

Syria stands accused of the systematic torture of its people.

Extensive use of electrocutions, beatings and hanging by the wrists are all detailed in a new report by Human Rights Watch.

Ahmed, a teacher from northern Syria, who was detained by Syrian forces for demonstrating, was beaten so badly he offered to pay guards to kill him.

Another refugee, Dalal, told the BBC if detainees deny the accusations, the Syrian forces threaten them and their families.

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