Campaign to silence Syrian protesters overseas revealed

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October 3, 2011

Campaign to silence Syrian protesters overseas revealed

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"We look to host governments to act on credible allegations of abuses without waiting for formal complaints," said Neil Sammonds. "Many of the people we have spoken to are too scared of what could happen to them to make formal complaints with the police.
 
"We would expect that any official found responsible for such acts should be prosecuted, or – if diplomatic immunity prevents that – asked to leave the country."

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