Syrian crisis: Refugee recounts torture


MAFRAQ, Jordan - Dark scars on Mohammad Al-Fawari's face stand out even in the shadows of his cold, dimly lit home in a poor part of town where he and his family sought refuge near the Syrian-Jordan border. The wounds — a result of electric shock — are the faded signs of torture he endured while in prison, he says. But Mohammad and his family count themselves lucky because they were able to flee Homs as it was pounded by Syrian forces.

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