Save the 220,000 detainees who are being tortured to death in Syria

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Friends in Canada; we aim for 2000 signatures to get the ministry to act on this official petition; please find the link:

https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2020

Whereas:
We are very concerned for the 220,000 Syrians who are currently detained in prisons in Syria;
According to Amnesty International and the Syrian Network for Human Rights, 80,000 detainees (m en, women, and children) are unknown or classified as missing;
Over 13,000 of these detainees have been declared dead or have been tortured to death;
The families of those who died are given notification of death of their loved ones without proof or the ability to bury the bodies; and
Political prisoners in Syria endure horrific torture including sexual abuse and rape.
We, the undersigned, citizens of Canada, call upon the House of Commons in Parliament assembled to urge:
1. that Canada demands and works through all its channels to pressure the Syrian government and its allies, including Russia and Iran, to immediately release all political detainees as well as the bodies of those murdered in detention;
2. that the Canadian government bring this issue forward as a top priority in any international negotiations to help mitigate the Syrian crisis.
Please help us save the surviving political prisoners in Syria.
#SaveTheRest
#FreeSyriasDisappeared
#Justice4SyrianDetainees


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