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Syrian activists held on spurious ‘terrorism’ charges face prolonged detention

Headline Title:  Syrian activists held on spurious ‘terrorism’ charges face prolonged detention 26 June 2013 The Syrian authorities must drop charges against five human rights activists whose "patently unfair" terror trial was today put on hold for another two months, said Amnesty International. The five men from the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM), all of whom have been allegedly tortured or otherwise ill-treated in custody, were due to appear at the Anti-Terrorism Court in Damascus today.The trial has been postponed until 21 August, meaning the three activists…

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