Mahmoud Issa, Syrian opposition figure, arrested in Homs

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 20, 2011 19:20

Mahmoud Issa, an active figure in the Syria anti-goverment protesters, was arrested Tuesday moments after giving an interview to Al-Jazeera television.

Also on Tuesday, the Syrian cabinet approved a measure that would abolish the country's emergency laws, but that law will not go into effect until May 2.


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