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US says reports of tortured Syrian boy "horrifying"
May 31, 2011 / 6:09 PM / 6 years ago

US says reports of tortured Syrian boy "horrifying"

WASHINGTON, May 31 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Tuesday called reports of the torture of a 13-year-old Syrian boy horrifying and appalling and also largely dismissed a general amnesty issued by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after 10 weeks of anti-government protests.

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