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Syrian Protests Turn Deadly

The protest movement that has gripped the Middle East in 2011 may be moving to a new location: Syria. Unfortunately, protests there have already turned deadly. 9 people died as state security forces fired into a crowd of demonstrators in the Southern city of Daraa Wednesday. This prompted 20,000 people to attend the funeral of the deceased; many of the attendees shouted anti-government slogans and issued calls for increased freedoms to be granted. Syria has officially banned protests since the 1960s. The government’s actions have prompted harsh rebukes by the international community, including the United Nations.

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