Clashes erupt as protests spread across Syria

Posted on December 31st, 2011 in News and Commentary

ALJAZEERA: At least 32 people have been reported killed during fresh protests against the Syrian government, as hundreds of thousands of demonstrators flooded streets across the country.

Activists said the deaths on Friday came as protesters, emboldened by the presence of Arab League observers in the country, took to the streets after noon Muslim prayers.

The UK-based Syrian Human Rights Observatory said more than half a million people turned out for the largest demonstrations in months… (more)

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