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Report: Syria Has 27 Torture Centers

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The Syrian government has subjected tens of thousands of detained protestors, including women and children, to electroshock, sexual assault, mock executions and other forms of torture in 27 different torture centers across Syria, according to a human rights group. In a report published Tuesday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the torture was widespread and systematic, with a consistent methods used by four different security and intelligence agencies.

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