Syria: Syrian woman held incommunicado: Usra al-Hassani (f)
Usra al-Hassani, a 35-year-old Syrian woman, has been held incommunicado for nearly two months. She is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. Usra al-Hassani was apparently arrested by State Security personnel in her family’s home on 2 January 2010. The authorities have not said where she is being held, why she was arrested or whether she will be charged.