Maher Hamoud ماهر حمود RELEASED


Released Syrian Political Prisoners

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Maher Hamoud is now released. He came from the town of Qarya, Suwayda province. A communications engineer, he was imprisoned October 9, 2011. Maher had left work at the nursing school in Suwayda and was headed home to the town of Qarya when security agents detained him, without warrant. 

<--break->This is arbitrary detention. Arbitrary detention is illegal according to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Article 7. Syria signed this Covenant in 1969.Maher has not been charged, nor allowed a lawyer. This too is illegal in both international and Syrian law.

Maher’s Facebook support page.

Video about Maher by his friend Eyad Nofal: