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Syrian authorities determined to silence activists with bogus ‘terrorism’ charges

Headline Title:  Syrian authorities determined to silence activists with bogus ‘terrorism’ charges 20 August 2013 The trial of five peaceful activists in Syria on “terrorism” charges tomorrow is further evidence of the increasing and systematic repression against anyone speaking out against human rights violations in the country, Amnesty International said.Mazen Darwish, Hussein Gharir, Hani al-Zitani, Mansour al-Omari and Abd al-Rahman Hamada from the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM), are scheduled to appear before the Anti-Terrorism Court in Damascus tomorrow.“The…

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