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· July, 2011

Stories about Syria from July, 2011

Syria: Tanks Enter Hama on Eve of Ramadan

On the eve of Ramadan, Syrian troops have entered the city of Hama, reportedly killing as many as 45 people by 11:00 am on Sunday, July 31.

Syria: Bloggers Rally for Anas Maarawi

Anas Maarawi is the latest Syrian blogger to have been imprisoned. He was detained on Friday July 1, 2011, in his neighborhood of Kafarsouseh in Damascus, and nothing has been...

Syria: Did Man Film Himself Getting Shot by Sniper?

The citizen video posted by user syria7ra on YouTube has both press and netizens wondering about the authenticity of the images, where it seems that a citizen journalist who was...

Global Voices Podcast 1: Who do we believe online?

Say hello to our new podcast! Episode 1: We discuss the Gay Girl in Damascus hoax; listen to sounds from Guinea Bissau; and talk to Firuzeh Shokooh Valle about her...

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