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Syrian blogger arrested as crackdown continues

Headline Title:  Syrian blogger arrested as crackdown continues 06 December 2011 The arrest of a prominent Syrian-American blogger apparently for her peaceful pro-reform activities is another step backwards for the Syrian regime, Amnesty International said today.Razan Ghazzawi, aged 31, was arrested by Syrian immigration police at the Syrian-Jordanian border on Sunday. She was on her way to the Jordanian capital, Amman, to attend a workshop on media freedom in the Arab world.Born in the United States, but brought up in Saudi Arabia and Damascus, Razan Ghazzawi has campaigned for the…

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