Syria releases 755 detainees - state TV
Beirut, December 28, 2011
Syria has released 755 people detained during the nine-month revolt against President Bashar Al-Assad, state television Syria TV said on Wednesday.
"Syrian authorities released 755 detained in recent events whose hands were not stained with Syrian blood," the station said in a news flash. – Reuters
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