Firas Saad

Firas Saad

Location: Damascus, Syria
33° 31' 6.5964" N, 36° 18' 15.5556" E
Status: Under Arrest
Arrested on 30 Jul 2006

Firas Saad, 30, was a Syrian poet arrested on July 30, 2006 for posting an article on a website titled “Where is the Syrian army from the Israeli War on Lebanon?” in which he criticized the Syrian army’s indifference during the 2006 July War. He was sentenced to four years in prison in April 2008.

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