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Further information on UA 13/92 (MDE 24/01/92, 9 January and follow-ups MDE 24/02/92, 17 January, MDE 24/03/92, 29 January, MDE 24/06/92, 20 March and MDE 24/16/92, 9 June) - Syria: Prisoners of conscience / incommunicado detention / medical concern: Akth

, Index number: MDE 24/024/1992

AI has recently received reports indicating that the health of Aktham Nu'aysa, Nizar Nayyuf and 'Afif Muzhir has improved. All had previously suffered health problems, in two cases allegedly due to the effects of torture. AI has also learned that all ten prisoners named above, who are currently held in Saidnaya Prison, have been allowed family vistits. AI welcomes this news but continues to call for their unconditional release as prisoners of conscience.

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