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Syria: Further information: Arrests surge as protests continue

, Index number: MDE 24/019/2011

Hundreds of people are believed to be held incommunicado at unknown locations across Syria, following a new peak in arrests by Syrian authorities as protests continue. Those held are at serious risk of torture and other ill-treatment. Hundreds of others who were being held in connection with the protests are known to have been released in recent weeks.

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