From the Human Rights Watch report: "Detainees described being folded at the waist and having their head, neck, and legs put into a car tire so that they were immobilized and could not protect themselves from beatings on the back, legs, and head including by batons and whips." Human Rights Watch hide caption

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'Torture Centers' Stretch Across Syria, Human Rights Watch Reports
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Isabella Colbdorf feeds salad to a turkey at this year's Feeding of the Turkeys ceremony in Watkins Glen, in upstate New York, on Nov. 20, 2011. Emma Jacobs/WRVO hide caption

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Where Turkey Is The Guest, Not The Entree
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Narragansett and Standard Bronze heritage breed turkeys browse at a farm in Westport, Mass. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Turkeyish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his address today in Ankara. AP hide caption

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NPR's Peter Kenyon, in Istanbul
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