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Syrian Forces Seeking Army Defectors Storm Cities, Killing 8

Syrian troops backed by tanks and helicopters have killed at least eight people in raids designed to crush army deserters who are fighting back after months of mostly peaceful protests against President Bashar al-Assad. Activists say dozens of armored vehicles

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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