This undated picture shows Syrian free-speech campaigner Mazen Darwish. (Darwish Facebook page)
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The U.N.'s cultural body will Sunday award its annual press freedom prize to Mazen Darwish, a Syrian journalist and rights activist who has been jailed by the regime for more than three years.Another 50,000 are believed to be held by the regime's myriad of military intelligence branches.Created in 1997, the annual UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize honours a person, organization or institution that has made a contribution to the defence and, or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world.
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