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Arrested Activist Yasmin Bennishi Freed

The female activist was arrested by Ahrar al-Sham
Arrested Activist Yasmin Bennishi Freed


Syrian activist Yasmin Bennishi has been released after 12 days of detention by a rebel group at Bab al-Hawa border crossing, Zaman al-Wasl source said.


The Islamic movement of Ahrar al-Sham, which controls the strategic crossing with Turkey, arrested Bennish when she was trying with two female activists to enter Turkey.


The 12-day detention sparked outrage among opposition activists on social media.


Over the course of the war in Syria, the Bab al-Hawa border crossing was a frequent place of crossing for Syrians trying to reach the refugee camp in nearby Reyhanli.


Translated and edited by The Syrian Observer





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