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Las autoridades sirias detienen a dos activistas políticos

En los últimos días el Estado sirio ha detenido a 13 personas por firmar una declaración que reclamaba la mejora de las relaciones entre Siria y Líbano. Algunos gobiernos tienen la piel muy fina.

The National Organization for Human Rights in Syria revealed that two more people were arrested as part of a campaign to clamp down on public freedoms. The organization's chief Ammar Kurbi said in a statement that Yasser Melhem was seized from his office and Omar Idlibi taken from his home in Homs in central Syria Tuesday afternoon. They were both then transferred to a detention center in Damascus. (...)

The Syrian authorities arrested 13 human rights and political activists in the past ten days, released three and referred the others to a civilian court for signing the so-called Beirut-Damascus declaration calling for the rectification of Lebanese-Syrian relations.

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