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Sat June 4, 2011
Middle East

Syrian Violence Yet To Prompt International Action

At least 63 anti-government protestors were killed Friday by Syrian security forces. The rising death toll has provoked widespread outrage, but so far there's been only limited international pressure on the Syrian government to end its harsh crackdown. Host Scott Simon speaks with NPR's Deborah Amos, who is monitoring the increasing anti-government protests in Syria.