Wednesday marks 40 years since the detention of Ragheed Al-Tatari, Syria’s longest-serving prisoner, arrested in 1980 when he refused to take part in military operations in the city of Hama. A former air force pilot, Ragheed, was 20 at the time of his arrest and is now approaching his 67th birthday. He has become an icon for detainees in Syria’s infamous prisons, where horrific accounts of torture are told by those lucky few who have made it out alive. 40 عام في سجون أسد .رغيد الططري . pic.twitter.com/qMcUUbpVSz — غزوان طاهر قرنفل (@G2218245) “There are no words sufficient to describe Ragheed….