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Conflict & Justice

Syrian Troops Kill Protesters

Syrian security forces shot dead at least 20 people at mass protests after Friday prayers. Deaths are also being reported at protests in other parts of the country. Reporter Ben Gilbert caught up with Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Ben Gilbert reports.

Conflict & Justice

Syrian troops attack protesters

The uprising against the 11-year rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad erupted last month in Deraa. On Monday, hundreds of Syrian troops, backed by tanks, moved against protesters in the city in an effort to crush the opposition once and for all.