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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Religious and Class Divisions Stoke Popular Uprising in Syria
19 May 2011
Interview with Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, conducted by Scott Harris
Religious and Class Divisions Stoke Popular Uprising in Syria

Interview with Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, conducted by Scott Harris

The popular uprisings across the Middle East and North Africa which succeeded in ousting the governments in Tunisia and Egypt have for the past two months also unexpectedly taken hold in Syria. Although western journalists have not been permitted into Syria to report on police attacks on demonstrations, more than 850 civilians are estimated to have been killed, with at least 8,000 arrested.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2011/seg/110527af-btl-landis.html
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http://www.btlonline.org/
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