Amnesty Urges Turkey to Free Syrian Held at Airport for Year

March 15, 2016 7:14 PM

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Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has appealed to Turkey to free a Syrian whom it says has been confined to Istanbul's airport for an entire year.

Turkey has yet to comment on a case highlighted Tuesday by Amnesty, which says Fadi Mansour has been held since March 15, 2015, in a room with no natural light or beds called the "Problematic Passengers' Room" at Ataturk Airport.

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