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Syria: Fears for activists arrested in Damascus raid

Headline Title:  Syria: Fears for activists arrested in Damascus raid 16 February 2012 The Syrian authorities must release or charge a group of at least 14 people arrested on Thursday in a raid on the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression in Damascus, Amnesty International said today.A lawyer based in Syria told Amnesty International that the centre’s director Mazen Darwish and Syrian-American blogger Razan Ghazzawi were among those detained. Security forces removed the group from the office at around 1pm on Thursday and it is believed they are being held at Air Force Intelligence.…

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