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Syrian Protesters Rally in Northern Flashpoint City

Thousands of protesters are taking to the streets in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo in what opposition activists are saying is one of the biggest demonstrations since the anti-government uprising began 15-months-ago. Activists have been urging protesters to rally … Continue reading

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Anger flares in Syria after raid on Aleppo University

Syrian opposition groups were organizing mass protests on Friday, a day after a raid by security forces on dormitories at Aleppo University killed four students and forced the closure of the state-run school. The dormitory raid was an unusually violent … Continue reading

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Aleppo Clash Poses Risk of Widening Syrian Revolt

By: Rick Gladstone Syria’s government risked stoking a new source of rebellion on Friday when its forces fired on a mass demonstration in Aleppo, the country’s largest city, where activist groups said thousands of people had massed to demonstrate against … Continue reading

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Inside Syria’s crackdown: ‘I found my boys burning in the street’

By: Donatella Rovera Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International’s senior crisis adviser, was in Syria for 10 days during the second half of April. Rovera has worked at Amnesty International for 20 years and has extensive experience of working in conflict zones, … Continue reading

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Video: Students at Aleppo University are attacked by Assad forces

200 students were arrested and 7 Students were killed by the Assad forces, and one student was thrown to his death out of the 5th floor window of the dorms by Assad soldiers in the regime invasion of Aleppo University.

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Syria: Another Protest, Another Crackdown In Aleppo

A day after the security forces of President Bashar Assad raided the campus of Aleppo University, thousands of protesters took to the streets of Syria’s second city and its economic powerhouse. The AP talked to Mohammed Saeed, an activist, who … Continue reading

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Anger flares in Syria after raid on Aleppo University

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Syrian opposition groups were organizing mass protests on Friday, a day after a raid by security forces on dormitories at Aleppo University killed four students and forced the closure of the state-run school. The dormitory raid was … Continue reading

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Protests in Syria’s Aleppo after university raid

BEIRUT, Lebanon –  Syrian forces opened fire on thousands of protesters in Aleppo Friday, a day after a raid on dormitories at the city’s main university killed four students and forced the closure of the state-run school. An Aleppo-based activist … Continue reading

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Four Syrian students killed during dorm raid

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian forces stormed student dormitories during an anti-government protest at Aleppo University Thursday, firing tear gas and bullets in an hours-long siege that killed at least four students and forced the closure of the state-run school, activists … Continue reading

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Video: Syrian forces raid Aleppo University

The Syrian National Council has called for a nationwide student protest – after four students were killed by security forces in a raid on a University. The attack on a dormitory at Aleppo in northern Syria followed anti-government protests on … Continue reading

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