BBC: ‘How I was tortured in a Syrian jail’

“Farah” was born in Britain but grew up in Syria. Last year, she was arrested by the Syrian governmentFarah security forces, who accused her of being an opposition activist. She blames Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the torture that followed, and sees him as a bigger menace than Islamic State.

Warning: Some readers will find Farah’s story disturbing…more: