BEIRUT

Middle East

Syria releases 755 detainees - state TV

An image grab taken from a video shows a large demonstration in the flashpoint central Syrian city of Homs, on December 27, 2011. (AFP PHOTO/STR)

BEIRUT: Syria has released 755 people detained during the nine-month revolt against President Bashar Assad, state television Syria TV said on Wednesday.

"Syrian authorities released 755 detained in recent events whose hands were not stained with Syrian blood," the station said in a news flash.

 

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