Some 500 arrested in Syria crackdown: rights group (Reuters)




 
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Reuters - Security forces have arrested some 500 pro-democracy sympathizers across Syria after the government sent in tanks to try to crush protests in the city of Deraa, the Syrian rights organization Sawasiah said on Tuesday.

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