Tracing Syria's forced disappearances

Tens of thousands of people have been forcibly disappeared since the outbreak of the war in Syria six years ago. Most have been taken from the streets by government security agents.

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    Tens of thousands of people have been forcibly disappeared since the outbreak of the war in Syria six years ago. Most have been taken from the streets by government security agents. A human rights advocate in Turkey has been helping to trace some of Syria's disappeared. Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Gaziantep on the Turkey-Syria border.


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