Syr­ian au­thor­i­ties re­lease pris­on­ers

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk & world Update -

AU­THOR­I­TIES in Syria have re­leased 755 pris­on­ers who were de­tained in the govern­ment crack­down on dis­sent over the past nine months, the coun­try’s state-run news agency said. SANA said the re­lease ex­cludes pris­on­ers with “blood on their hands”. The re­lease of pris­on­ers is one of the terms of the Arab League peace plan to stop the blood­shed in Syria and comes a day af­ter Arab mon­i­tors were al­lowed to de­ploy in the coun­try.

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