A Syrian army soldier takes his position, at a street in Sabina suburb
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Syria government accused of torture and abuse

There is clear evidence that Syria has systematically tortured and executed about 11,000 detainees since the start of the uprising, a report by three former war crimes prosecutors says.

The investigators examined thousands of images allegedly showing dead prisoners, reportedly smuggled out of Syria by a defector.

The pictures are said to show evidence of starvation, beatings and strangulation.

Emily Buchanan reports.

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