Displaced Syrians forced to return to Assad-held areas from Rukban describe detention, torture, death in “IDP shelters”

A sign in Arabic and Russian at a “Documentation Verification” point near Rukban camp

The vast majority of the displaced Syrians in Rukban camp have clearly expressed to the UN the demand for security guarantees before they consider returning to Assad-held areas, but received no such guarantees. They demanded safe passage to the north Syria, but Russia and Assad refused to…