Syria: Troops intensify crackdown; activists say 59 dead

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August 7, 2011
Atlanta Journal-Constitution    
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"Syrian troops fired on mourners at a funeral and raided an eastern city Sunday, killing at least 59 people in an intensifying government crackdown on protesters. Outrage was intensifying as well: Syria's Arab neighbors forcefully joined the international chorus of condemnation against President Bashar Assad's regime for the first time." (08/07/11)


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