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April 27, 2012
Concern is growing for three human rights defenders being held at a military base near Damascus, amid reports they may be facing ongoing torture.
April 12, 2012

Kamal Saloum was released on bail on 26 March. He had been arrested on 11 February 2012 and held incommunicado since then. He is now on trial on charges related to his contacts with international m...

Amnesty in the News
April 4, 2012

Syrian opposition activists accused forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad of bombarding rebel areas on Wednesday as a U.N. mission was expected to arrive in Damascus in a first step to implemen...

Press Release
April 3, 2012

Amnesty International said today scores of people are still being arrested and jailed across Syria, including 13 students who were beaten in their school, raising questions about whether the govern...

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