Detainees on hunger strike in Syrian jail

The prisoners, detained since the start of the conflict in the country, have not been charged and suffered torture.

    Dozens of inmates inside one of Syria's prisons have gone on a hunger strike. 

    They are demanding to be released. Most of the prisoners have not faced any charges and are reported to have faced extensive torture and have been detained since the start of the conflict in the country.

    Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.


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