The apartment in Amman houses a group of men of all ages, late teens to late 40s. All are from Daraa. (photographed 2012)
They claim to be Syrian regime torture survivors, each with a wound to share. Some are more vocal than others. They explain the behavior of a young man with small round glasses, fixated on his feet, looking absent. He was so drunk with blows, explain his companions, that he loses the memory every ten minutes. This man does not speak, he simply nods and shares his various scars over his arms and back. He remains silent, as if a truth was being revealed that he can barely grasp.