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Syrian government is accused of continuing violence

The Syrian government has been accused of continuing a deadly crackdown on anti-government protesters, despite signing up to a deal earlier this week to end the violence.

The agreement involved the withdrawal of the army, the release of political prisoners and the beginning of a national dialogue.

Yet since then, it is claimed security forces have killed at least nineteen people and wounded dozens of others.

The BBC's World Affairs Editor, John Simpson reports.

  • 04 Nov 2011
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