Syria: Further information: Hundreds of prisoners released in Syria

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 24/025/2011

Hundreds of people arrested during protests in Syria have now been released, some individually in previous months and some following a “general amnesty” on 31 May 2011. Nonetheless, arrests continue on a daily basis and hundreds of people remain in incommunicado detention, where they are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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