An image made available by Jihadist media outlet Welayat Homs on May 28, 2015 allegedly shows the holding cells in Tadmur's notorious prison. AFP PHOTO / HO / WELAYAT HOMS
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Seven Syrian torture survivors, two lawyers and a human rights group have filed a criminal complaint in Germany against secret service officials of President Bashar Assad's government, the initiative said Thursday.Germany's federal prosecution service welcomed the complaint, with a spokeswoman saying it may provide further evidence to support its own ongoing investigation into Syrian war crimes launched in 2011 .The Syrian ex-detainees, men and women aged 26 to 57, are joined by Syrian lawyers Anwar al-Bunni and Mazen Darwish, who have both themselves been victims of torture and abuse in Syrian regime cells.
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