Freed Syrian dissident hails net campaign

A tortured blogger in Syria says he owes his release to a pressure group which marks its first birthday this week. Ali Sayed al-Shihabi, now released by the Syrian government, paid tribute last week to Irrepressible.info, the joint campaign run by Amnesty International and The Observer which calls for an end to the persecution of bloggers by repressive regimes.
http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,2094194,00.html

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