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# ezra - Saturday 23 April, 2011

Syrian forces fire on mourners during funeral processions for anti-government protesters

News of new deaths emerge a day after a violent crackdown by security forces loyal to president Bashar Assad killed as many as 100 people during demonstrations on Friday.

# ezra - Friday 22 April, 2011

Syria's 'bloodiest day' leaves a reported 60 people dead

Demonstrators gathered in their thousands across Syria following Friday prayers but the scale of the bloodshed has begun to emerge this evening.