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Monday, December 19, 2011

#FreeRazan is Free Now: Can We Work on the Rest of Syria?

Arrested Syrian blogger Razan Ghazzawi is now apparently free, according to her sister.

Good, wonderful in fact, but don't forget the thousands who have died and the unknown numbers still in prison who  had no international campaigns and Facebook pages and #FreeRazan Twitter hashtags working for them. Let's not forget them. And for all those Syrians who aren't technically in prison, but are virtually so.

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