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15 Killed as Protesters Rally in Syria

Tens of thousands of Syrians have rallied against the government, as security forces expand their crackdown on dissent. Witnesses and activists say at least 15 people were killed on Friday after forces used live ammunition on protesters. They say most

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Posted in Human Rights, Political Censorship

Syrian Troops Ransack Northern Border Village

Syrian troops have reportedly ransacked a border village that had provided help to thousands of people fleeing a military crackdown on anti-government dissent. Refugees and activists say that soldiers in the village of Bdama set fire to crops and buildings

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Posted in Human Rights

Syria Gets New Government as Demonstrations Continue

Source: VOA   Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday appointed a former agriculture minister as the country’s new prime minister and asked him to form a government — as thousands turned out in the city of Douma for the funerals

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Posted in Human Rights

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