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Syrian ‘Damascus Spring’ activist set free

Headline Title:  Syrian ‘Damascus Spring’ activist set free 15 November 2011 Prominent Syrian dissident and prisoner of conscience Kamal al-Labwani was released today after spending six years in prison for his peaceful political opposition to the ruling regime.Although he was due to be set free on 9 November, he was transferred to a detention centre run by one of Syria’s security forces on that date and only released after being held for several days more. Following his release, Kamal al-Labwani has been reunited with his family at their home in al-Zababdeh, near Damascus.“After a…

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