Release Political Prisoners!

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Take Action for Jiwan Abdulrahman Khaled, Political Prisoner in Syria!

About Jiwan Abdulrahman Khaled: Jiwan Abdulrahman Khaled was arrested & imprisoned along with his father and brothers by Syrian regime security forces at 5:30am on 5 March 2012. Regime forces broke the fingers of Jiwan’s father, who has suffered from strokes, but then released him along with Jiwan’s brothers. But Jiwan remains detained and is … Continue reading

URGENT: Pregnant Mother Taken Hostage by Syrian Security Forces – Demand Release of Magdalene AbuKhrub!

Magdalene AbuKhrub of Nawa village, Dara, Syria is a 35-year-old mother who is also currently pregnant. She was taken hostage and imprisoned on 17 March 2012 by Assad’s regime, which is trying to pressure her brothers to turn themselves in. It is urgent that she be immediately and unconditionally released. Take action for Magdalene now. … Continue reading

Take Action for Hazem Matar, Brother of Ghiyath Matar, Killed Under Torture in Syria

About Hazem Matar: Hazem Matar is the brother of Ghiyath Matar, the bright young activist whose brutal murder under torture on 9 September 2011 drew the world’s attention ever closer to the crisis in Syria. Hazem has now been taken political prisoner, and there are very real fears that he too is being held under … Continue reading

Take Action! Two Brothers, Muhammad and Annas Alian, Held Incommunicado by Regime in Syria since Summer 2011 – Demand Their Release!

About Muhammad and Annas Alian: Two brothers from Daraya — Muhammad Alian, age 18, and Annas Alian, age 25 and a father of a little girl — have been detained by Air Force Security since the summer of 2011. In late May, 2011, Annas agreed to participate in “dialogue” with a regime representative sent to … Continue reading

Son Taken Prisoner as Father Released – Take Action for Suhaib Al-Ammar!

About Suhaib Al-Ammar: Born on 25 November 1989, Suhaib Al-Ammar is a 21-year-old nonviolence activist and university student. He is the son of nonviolence teacher and recently-released political prisoner Dr. Mouhammad Al-Ammar and Fatima Saleh Hariri of Namar, Dara Province. Suhaib is a political prisoner in Syria. On Friday, 18 November 2011, Suhaib was on … Continue reading

Take Action! Demand Release of Qusay Muhamad Abdulrahman, Student and Political Prisoner Held Incommunicado in Syria

About Qusay Muhamad Abdulrahman: Qusay Muhamad Abdulrahman is a resident of the Naziheen (Displaced Persons) Camp, Dara (“naziheen” in the Syrian context are generally those displaced by the Israeli occupation of the Golan Heights). He was arrested by Military Intelligence at his father’s shop in Basri Square, Dara city and imprisoned on 5 October 2011. … Continue reading

Take Action! Demand Release of Raji Jawabra, Student and Political Prisoner Held Incommunicado in Syria

About Raji Jawabra: Raji Jawabra is originally from Dara. A student, he graduated near the top of his class in 2010 with a degree in communication technology and is working on his masters degree. His cell phone and the cell phone of his sister Dana Al Jawabra were confiscated when he was detained on 7 … Continue reading

Take Action! Demand Father of 5 & Political Prisoner Muhammad AboZayd Be Returned to His Family!

About Muhammad AboZayd: Muhammad Hasan AboZayd’s five children want him back home. Also known to his friends as “Mustafa” and “Abu Muhammad,” he is from Daraya’s nonviolence activist group. He was imprisoned 11 August 2011 by Air Force Intelligence, after a protest that began at Annas bin Malik Mosque in Daraya. Muhammad AboZayd was one … Continue reading

Take Action! Demand Release of Husam Uzayel, Poet, Student, and Political Prisoner in Syria

About Husam Uzayel: Husam is a 23-year-old poet and a student of economics in his junior year at university. His last name in Arabic is spelled غزيل . Husam was imprisoned in Damascus on 5 October 2011. His family and friends have not able to contact him since. Like most political prisoners in Syria, he … Continue reading

Take Action! Demand Release of Abdul-Akraim Siqa, Religious Scholar and Political Prisoner in Syria – Held Incommunicado

About Abdul-Akraim Siqa: Abdul-Akraim Siqa is a religious scholar from Daraya, a town of 180,000 in the Damascus countryside. He is known for teaching non-violence to Daraya youth. Abdul-Akraim has been in prison since 15 July 2011, and his family has not been allowed to communicate with him since. No arrest warrant was issued and … Continue reading

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25 September Protest at Embassy of Syria, Washington DC

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