|Kurdish political activist Mahmoud Safo has been arrested|
According to Human Rights Organization in Syria – MAF and the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights based in UK, the Syrian political security forces arrested Mahmoud Safo on 28 March 2010. He is a member of the Political Bureau of the Kurdish Leftist Party in Syria from Deyrik town.
Mohammed Musa, the Secretary of the Party informed the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights based in UK that the political security forces in Malkia summoned Mahmoud Safo on Sunday evening 28 March 2010, and they were informed the next day he had been transferred to the political security branch in Hassaka city.
Human Rights Organization in Syria – MAF and the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights based in UK call for Mahmoud Safo’s release and the release of all prisoners of conscience in Syria. We call for an end to the State of Emergency and martial law that is used to imprison Kurds who stand up for human rights.
Co-Chair: International Support Kurds in Syria Association [SKS]