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Why did the UK government act against a journalist on behalf of Syria?

It is a disgrace that border agency officials thought it necessary to confiscate Zaina Erhaim’s passport at the request of Bashar al-Assad’s regime It is 12 days since the British authorities confiscated the passport of the Syrian journalist, Zaina Erhaim, a prominent critic of Bashar al-Assad. And it is four days since press freedom and human rights groups launched a joint protest over a decision that is, to be frank, a disgrace.
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