Alhurra Puts a Spotlight on Torture in Syria

Springfield, Va. — Alhurra Television’s debut of Syria’s Torture Machine exposes the widespread and systematic use of torture by Syrian President al-Assad’s security forces. The hard-hitting documentary will be followed by a live discussion examining the use of torture by the Syrian regime and the calls by international community to stop the bloodshed. The guest panel will feature a former Syrian Army officer and a Syrian activist who was recently detained. The two-hour special will air Saturday, April 7th at 20:00 GMT.