Arrow Back to archive Arrow Back to Wednesday Share Facebook Twitter Twitter Tumblr 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 RightsPrisonsSyria 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: Tragedy leads to new LGBTI laws in South Australia How Syrians look the war in Syria National compensation scheme for Slavery and trafficking victims Death and violence persists for Aboriginals in custody Why is Afghanistan being forgotten?