We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
37-year-old businessman Yassin Ziadeh was arrested by members of the Syrian Air Force Intelligence on 30 August 2011 in Daraya, near the Syrian capital of Damascus. Yassin Ziadeh was released without charge and his family remains unclear about the reasons for both his arrest and release.
Somali national Boqor Osman Mohamoud was released on 5 January and has been reunited with his relatives.
Syrian activist Ghassan Yasin was released from detention on 10 November. He had been held since 18 August.