Imprisonment in Syria

As tensions in Syria worsen, we talk to a man who was jailed for opposing the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

In 2003 it did not take much to attract the attention of the authorities.

A former political prisoner tells his story.

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10 minutes

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Sun 12 Jun 2011 14:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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