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15 May, 2017
U.S. Accuses Syria of Mass Executions, Running Crematorium - WSJ
“There were suspicions about it when the regime stopped giving the detainees’ families the bodies, and some news was coming out about it, but no 100% confirmation,” said Qutaiba Idlibi, a Syrian activist who was twice detained and tortured by the Syrian regime.
Muneer Al-Fakeer, a former political prisoner at Saydnaya, remembers it was the summer of 2013 when the prisoners at the notorious prison began to smell burning flesh.
“We used to smell the fire and we would smell strange odors,” he said. “We would smell things like meat and flesh burning for days.”