This April 24, 2013 photo released by Human Rights Watch shows a torture device abandoned on the floor of a State Security building, in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Bryan Denton for Human Rights Watch)
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The Syrian regime has systematically killed thousands of detainees and could face war crimes charges, according to a report released just a day ahead of the Geneva II peace conference.The 31-page report, written by a team of global experts, is based on thousands of photographs smuggled out of Syria by a defector from Bashar Assad's government. Three prominent international lawyers penned the report, based on Caesar's testimony, and concluded that there was clear evidence of "systematic torture" of 11,000 prisoners between March 2011 and August 2013 .
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