Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies (DCHRS)

Free Syrian Arab Red Crescent Volunteer Mohammed Atfah


On 03 February 2013 members of the Army security arbitrarily arrested Mohammed Atfah while he was crossing a checkpoint in his home city of Homs.

Mohammed Attach was born on 01 January 1993. He worked as a volunteer with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) for approximately two years as a member of the “Psychosocial Support Program” offered by (SARC) to children in need in Homs.

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received reliable information that Mohammed Atfah is being held at the Detention Centre in Homs which belongs to the Army Security. Further reports confirmed that he was subjected to severe physical and mental torture to a level that he became unable to recognize people who are with him in detention.

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