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Syria: the man in Raslan’s shadow - was he just following orders?
Eyad Al-Gharib is the less known defendant in the first trial dealing with Syrian state torture that opened in April in Germany. As a low-ranking member of the intelligence service, he is accused of complicity in crimes against humanity. But his case raises legal and moral questions that potentially concern thousands of other Syrian army defectors.
by Hannah El-Hitami, in Koblenz, Germany
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