Arrow Back to archive Arrow Back to Wednesday Share Facebook Twitter Twitter Syria’s “Human Slaughterhouse” prison Play Stop Image: Creative Commons A new report by human rights group Amnesty International has labelled the Saydnaya prison in Syria a “Human Slaughterhouse”, with up to 13,000 hangings allegedly being authorised by senior figures within the Assad regime. Download Audio Wednesday, February 8 2017 Produced By Nicole Wedding Featured in storyDiana Sayed, Crisis Campaigner, Amnesty International AustraliaDr. John Bruni, CEO and Founder, SAGE International Australia Category Social Justice TagsHuman RightsPrisonSyria Arrow Back to archive Arrow Back to Wednesday Share Facebook Twitter Twitter Tumblr Other stories from this day: Can humanity survive the 21st century? Adani’s battle for coalmine and Indigenous Land Use Agreement still raging Adani’s battle for coalmine and Indigenous Land Use Agreement still raging Queensland government investigation confirms Barrier Reef coal spillage Is the childcare omnibus bill all it’s cracked up to be? You might also be interested in: Push to end delay to NSW Anti-Slavery Laws “Physically impossible to deal with a pandemic inside a prison” Australia’s biggest gaol on track to open soon Disability Royal Commission to investigate advocacy rights and community attitudes Israeli President’s Australian Visit Sparks Palestinian Vigil.