‘Syria clamps down on dissent with beatings and arrests’

“Tensions are mounting in the Syrian capital, Damascus, after the third peaceful demonstration in three weeks was violently dispersed on Wednesday. There are increasing reports of intimidation and blocking of communications by secret services in the wake of violent unrest in neighbouring Arab countries.”

read more here:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/feb/24/syria-crackdown-protest-arrests-beatings

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