Mideast Syria

Mideast Syria

Syrian prisoners file out of the Damascus Police Command headquarters in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. Syria's official state news agency, SANA reported Saturday that 225 detainees, who took part in anti-government protests, were released. The amnesty by authorities is the second in a week as some 378 prisoners from Damascus and the central province of Homs, were freed on Monday. Rights activists say tens of thousands of Syrians have been detained over the past 18 months. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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September 01, 2012 08:09:57 AM
September 01, 2012 01:01:10 PM
Bassem Tellawi
AP
ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Damascus, Syria
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