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Rights organizations rally to reveal fate of Syria’s disappeared

As the number of disappeared has reached more than 75,000 people in Syria, Amnesty International launched a campaign urging the Syrian authorities and armed groups to reveal their fate.
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BEIRUT — More than 75,000 people have disappeared in Syria since 2011, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR). Amnesty International started a campaign on Aug. 30, the International Day of the Disappeared, with the aim to push the authorities and armed groups to reveal the status of the disappeared to their families. The human rights group organized a weeklong exhibition at cultural space Station Beirut to remember Syria's missing and disappeared.

The exhibition, titled “Tens of Thousands,” shows poems written by detainees and portraits of prisoners by Syrian artist Azza Abou Rebieh.

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