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April 4, 2012

Syrian opposition activists accused forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad of bombarding rebel areas on Wednesday as a U.N. mission was expected to arrive in Damascus in a first step to implemen...

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April 3, 2012

Amnesty International said today scores of people are still being arrested and jailed across Syria, including 13 students who were beaten in their school, raising questions about whether the govern...

April 3, 2012
Some 13 school pupils have been beaten and verbally abused before being arrested by men in plain clothes in the town of Daraya.
April 3, 2012

Mohammed Najati Tayyara, a retired school teacher from Homs, was arrested on 12 May 2011 following media interviews he gave about human rights violations committed by Syrian security forces against...

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