Horror stories of human trafficking, torture, and slavery of Africans by Muslims in Sinai

316805_462624920444615_14703530_a“By that time I had lost sensation in both my hands,” an Eritrean torture victim told CBN News. “It was a result of the accumulated torture but mainly because (both) of my wrists were tied up so tightly, (and I was) hanged up from the ceiling for three days, the blood was cut off from my hands and the flesh started to literally drip from my hands.”

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CBN  This man is just one victim of this widespread modern-day slavery, kidnapping, and torture trade in the Sinai desert. A Christian man from the African country of Eritrea said, “In some cases, we were tortured simply because we were Christians.”

“Sinai was always a place for human smuggling, but since around two years ago — even a bit more — it started also to be a place of human torture,” Shahar Shoham, director of Physicians for Human Rights, told CBN News. Shorham has documented more than 1,300 cases of torture in the Sinai. Those survivors, like Philip, made it to Israel. But most of the cases of torture are not documented.

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“They torture them in horrible methods, like hanging upside down from the ceiling, like using electric shocks, like burning them on their bodies,” Shorham said. “While they are naked they will hang them. And they will just hit them with big bats like all day for hours.” “There are around 7,000 that went through these torture camps and 4,000 that died.” READ MORE

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