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Tortured by the very doctors who should be saving their lives: Smuggled images reveal horror of Syrian hospital patients

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

A hospital worker has provided horrific video evidence that medical staff in the besieged Syrian city of Homs are doing the unthinkable: torturing patients in their care. Chilling images covertly filmed by the man, who risked his life to bring the plight of what he claims are civilian patients to world attention, are to be broadcast on Channel 4 News tonight. The grainy footage from the Homs military hospital depicts wards full of wounded men, blindfolded and shackled to their beds.
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