Muhammad Radwan - Middle East - Al Jazeera English... →
Egyptian-American engineer beaten, threatened with death and forced to invent a story about spying for Israel.
Zymo Lotfi - Middle East - Al Jazeera English... →
Long-haired “metalhead” arrested and accused of spying after being spotted in a cafe with a suspect.
Nasser Youssef - Middle East - Al Jazeera English... →
Alone at the capital’s first protest, a Bob Dylan fan commits to the uprising, then ends up in solitary confinement.
Mohamed Ali - Middle East - Al Jazeera English... →
Architecture student goes underground after joining protests and seeing his father broken by torture in Damascus.
Ahmed al-Shatri - Middle East - Al Jazeera English... →
On April 29, Ahmed al-Shatri and his 19-year-old brother joined a group of protesters on a march to Deraa, a city near the border with Jordan where the torture of 15 young boys in early March had sparked the uprising that swept the country.
Khaled el-Ghayesh - Middle East - Al Jazeera... →
Khaled el-Ghayesh had never been to jail before. An Egyptian-born 25-year-old who works in Lebanon as a technical consultant to a banking software company, he had gone to Syria in late March to visit friends.
#Syria: Violence in the dark - Features - Al... →
Tales of imprisonment and torture by state security forces paint a picture of a regime in panic.