Rights group: Syrian forces kill 24 democracy demonstrators

By REUTERS
April 29, 2011 20:15

AMMAN - Syrian forces shot dead at least 24 civilians, including two children, in attacks on several pro-democracy demonstrations on Friday, the Syrian human rights organization Sawasiah said.

The organization, founded by jailed human rights lawyer Mohannad al-Hassani, said it had the names of all 24, who were killed in the cities of Deraa, Homs and Latakia and the town of Qadam near the capital Damascus.


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