Syria Releases 500 Political Prisoners in Nod to Arab League Peace Plan

Syria Releases 500 Political Prisoners in Nod to Arab League Peace Plan

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Flag of SyriaSyrian authorities have released more than 500 prisoners accused of involvement in anti-regime activities, state TV reported Thursday, in what appeared to be another gesture to comply with the Arab League plan to end the regime’s 9-month-old crackdown on dissent.

 

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