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Radical rebels kidnap & (torture prisoners), aim to proclaim Islamic state in Syria 12/19/13

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    PUBLISHED ON DECEMBER 19, 2013

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    Children as young as 8 years old, are being held and tortured across a network of se

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    PUBLISHED ON DECEMBER 19, 2013

    PROVIDED BY CNNNEXT.COM

    Children as young as 8 years old, are being held and tortured across a network of secret Islamist prisons in Syria according to shocking new reports.

    The jails are operated by one of the fiercest rebel groups - the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.

    Its practices and laws are so harsh, that Amnesty International has equated it to a reign of terror.

    Smoking, or behaviour deemed anti-Islamic can lead to lengthy sentences at these detention centers and even worse.

    But, as RT's Gayane Chichakyan reports, Washington's commitment to the rebels in Syria means it's willing to talk to even the most hardline groups.

    READ MORE: on.rt.com/qdswoq





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