Al-Tawil with his child, in a photograph taken in 2009

Al-Tawil with his child, in a photograph taken in 2009. He is a Red Crescent volunteer who was arrested in Syria and is reportedly being subjected to ‘monstrous torture.’


“Today we’ve just learned that Raed Al-Tawil is being subjected to monstrous torture and that he is being held in Al-Khatib state security branch in Damascus and that he shall be sent to Air Force Intelligence soon,” blogs Syrian Razan Ghazzawi about Al-Tawil, a Red Crescent volunteer arrested in Syria.