09 Jul '11, 4pm

Syria Surveilling Protesters in US; Hama Greets US Envoy With Olive Branches (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Syria Surveilling Protesters in US; Hama Greets US Envoy With Olive Branches (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

The US and French ambassadors stayed for two days in the city of Hama, the site of the largest demonstrations in Syria so far — some 500,000 protested on Friday — and was greeted with roses and olive branches thrown by protesters before leaving on Friday. Robert S. Ford and Éric Chevallier had arrived in Hama on Thursday; their visits had not been coordinated in advance, says the New York Times . Demonstrations on a smaller scale were also held in Damascus, Aleppo, Dayr az Zawr in the east and Homs, which is south of Hama. At least 14 were killed on Friday, adding to a death toll that is already over 1,300. The visit of Ford, “a seasoned diplomat and Arabic speaker who filled a post this year that had been vacant since 2005,” was both welcomed and critiqued, with activists asking why the US has not taken a harsher stance in calling for President Bashar al-Assad to step dow...

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care2.com 09 Jul '11, 1am

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Death toll rises as Hama defies Syria army - Channel News Asia /@FLASH_NEWS #Syria

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channelnewsasia.com 05 Jul '11, 6pm

DAMASCUS: Security forces killed at least 11 people in Hama Tuesday while residents mobilised to keep Syria's army out, ac...

Syria Sees Its Biggest Protest Yet | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 03 Jul '11, 4am

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care2.com 11 Jul '11, 2am

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28 killed in Syria as protests hit new peak

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channelnewsasia.com 15 Jul '11, 7pm

DAMASCUS: At least 28 civilians were killed on Friday, including 16 in the capital Damascus and a child, as security force...

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