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Syria - Arrest of noted blogger shows no end to crackdown despite recent releases

Reporters without borders
Reports Without Borders strongly condemns the arrest yesterday of the blogger Razan Ghazzawi at the Syria-Jordan border while she was on her way to Amman. Since 2009, Ghazzawi has been running the blog Razaniyat, where she campaigns for freedom of expression and gay rights. She also coordinates the Syrian Centre for the Media and Freedom of Expression, which she was to have represented at a workshop in the Jordanian capital on freedom of information in the Arab world. According to several (...)

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