PARIS, FRANCE: Syria's leading opposition figure Riad Turk poses for photographers prior to a debate held at Human Rights association Amnesty International headquaters 28 October 2003. Al-Turk was jailed for 17 years in Syria, between 1980 and 1998, before being freed following an amnesty by former President Hafez el-Assad. AFP PHOTO JOEL ROBINE (Photo credit should read JOEL ROBINE/AFP/Getty Images)