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A freed Syrian prisoner (left) hugs a relative after being released from Adra Prison on the northeast outskirts of Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. SANA, the state news agency, said Sunday that President Bashar Assad had granted a general amnesty for crimes committed during the unrest of the past 10 months. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)
Photo by: Muzaffar Salman
A freed Syrian prisoner (left) hugs a relative after being released from Adra Prison on the northeast outskirts of Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. SANA, the state news agency, said Sunday that President Bashar Assad had granted a general amnesty for crimes committed during the unrest of the past 10 months. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

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