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... Other scientific colleagues whose names appear on our lists have been detained in more recent years for their alleged association with prohibited political parties (e.g., the Communist Party Political Bureau and the Party for Communist Action, both
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... Appendix C contains the names of 55 engineers and 46 health professionals reported to be in detention, but we cannot fully verify all information about their cases. Appendix D contains the names of a number of engineers and health professionals reported to have died in detention, to have been killed or executed, or to have disappeared while in detention.
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... SCIENTISTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN SYRIA 3 given their large numbers and the refusal of the Syrian government to provide information. Although, to the best of our knowledge, all of the people on the lists have been detained or imprisoned for political reasons and have not used or advocated violence, it has not always been possible to confirm that every person listed can be considered a prisoner of conscience.


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