Zaidoun, a Syrian activist who has spoken on AC360 about the atrocities in Syria, tells Anderson Cooper what he witnessed inside a notorious prison where his brother is still held captive.
Zaidoun says he wasn't tortured, but did become seriously ill with no medical treatment to help him, and lost 35-40 pounds. He was in a small room that had little oxygen with about 90 others, and heard "horror stories" about how detainees were treated. The description he gives offers a glimpse into the psychological suffering of civilians imprisoned "for no reason." Zaidoun refers to it as "the torture of souls."
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