Syrian human rights activist acquitted
The State Security Court on Sunday acquitted Mr. Aktham Naisse, president of the Committees for the Defence of Democratic Freedoms and Human Rights in Syria (CDF) of all charges for lack of legal evidence.
Naisse was released from prison on 16th of August 2004 and was on trial ever since. He was charged by the Syrian authorities with opposing the ruling Baath party. Naisse was also accused of spreading false information and having links to international human rights groups.