19 protesters killed in Syria
At least 19 people were shot and killed today by the authorities in Syria as protests against the government continue. This amateur footage shows crowds demonstrating in the city of Daraa. The clashes came when security forces opened fire on people throwing stones.
Syrian Forces Open Fire on Demonstrators in Two Cities
Syrian security forces fired live ammunition at protesters in two cities on Saturday, a day after the single bloodiest day of Syria’s three-week antigovernment uprising.
In Dara’a, the security forces fired to disperse a funeral march for some of the 37 people killed in protests across the country a day earlier, a human rights group said.