Arabs on Social Media: CIA Torture Pales in Comparison to Practices in Arab World (Ynet News)
(dailyalert.org, Dec. 15, 2014)
Amidst the outcry over the U.S. Senate report on CIA torture, some Arabs have taken to social media to point out that the methods described pale in comparison to torture that is taking place in the Arab world, in particular by the Assad regime in Syria, as well as in detention facilities run by the Islamic State.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, up to 12,000 people have died in more than 100 Syrian detention centers since the beginning of its civil war.
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