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Latest update : 2011-05-09

Damascus cracks down on journalists reporting on crisis

From Tunisia to Egypt, Libya to Yemen, journalists from all over the world covered the Arab revolutions. But that's not the case in Syria. Damascus violently suppresses journalists and many Syrians and foreign journalists are currently in custody. The only information filtering out is amateur and opposition footage that is sent via the internet.

By Selim EL MEDDEB , Lucy FIELDER

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