Thousands of Syrians Killed in Mass Hangings, Amnesty International Claims – Wall Street Journal

BEIRUT—Syrian authorities have killed as many as 13,000 people—possibly more—since the start of the 2011 uprising in mass hangings at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as “the slaughterhouse,” Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

In a new report covering the period from 2011 to 2015, Amnesty said 20 to 50 people were hanged each…

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