The State Department made its appeal before Syria's April parliamentary election, urging Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government to show greater respect for political freedoms.
"We deplore arbitrary arrest and detention of political prisoners by the Syrian government," the State Department said in a statement, saying it was particularly concerned about activists Anwar al-Bunni and Kamal al-Labwani.
WTF? Gitmo is full of these types. And did not read somewhere that the CIA used Syria to interrogate prisoners? Is it just me or is this typical hypocritical BS?