Syrian refugees tortured in Lebanon: Amnesty report

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    Amnesty International is accusing Lebanese security authorities of violating international human rights laws in their treatment of detained Syrian refugees.

    The human rights group says it has documented cruel and abusive treatment, ranging from torture to unfair trials.

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon

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