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Nov 12, 2012
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Emaciated Prisoner Released from Syrian Prison Vows to Fight Al-Assad Regime

#3659 | 01:27
Source: The Internet

Following are excerpts from a video featuring a Syrian released from prison, which was posted on the Internet on November 12, 2012:


Interviewer: November 12, 2012. We are in Qalat Al-Madiq. This is one of the detainees, released from Assad’s prison. Introduce yourself.


Released Syrian prisoner : Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam.


Interviewer: Where were you detained?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: In Hama.


Interviewer: Where in Hama?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: At the Airforce Intelligence base.


Interviewer: How long were you held there?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: Four months.


Interviewer: How old are you, and how much did you weigh before your arrest?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: I am 18 years old, and I weighed 80 kg.


Interviewer: For how long were you detained?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: Four months.


Interviewer: Why did they arrest you?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: They didn’t say.


Interviewer: Were you armed, or did you commit any armed activity?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: None whatsoever, but from now on, I want to fight the state and Bashar the tyrant.


Interviewer: How many people were with you in prison?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: A thousand.


Interviewer: Were people killed there?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: Every day seven or eight.


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Interviewer: What is your reason for your malnutrition?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: Starvation.


Interviewer: Tell us about the food in prison.


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: A quarter of a piece of bread, 3 olives, and late at night, some rice and lentils.


Interviewer: That’s for the entire day?


Fadi Ahmad Abd Al-Salam: Yes, every day.


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