By Alexander Apostolides on May 21, 2011

Free Amjad Baiazy

Friend and fellow blogger Amjad has been arrested by Syrian police as he tried to go back to the UK and continue his studies. He was instrumental in letting us know what was happening in Egypt, and helped with text to speech service from Egypt to the world. Please help spread the word.

Amjad Baiazy, age 29, Syrian citizen living in the UK. Arrested at Damascus International Airport on the morning of May 12, 2011 as he was returning to the UK. Amjad is a young Syrian civil activist who has worked with MSF and has spent many years participating in exchanges to build bridges of understanding between youth in Syria, the Middle East, and Europe.


  1. Join the Facebook page (, try to raise his profile among friends and media and contact your Syrian embassy: Let's do all we can to free Amjad!

  2. Sign the petition to demand his release!