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Outrage in Syria over killing of teenage boy
Activists called for a second day of mass rallies to protest alleged torture and death of a 13-year-old boy.
Last Modified: 28 May 2011 20:47

Activists in Syria have called for a second day of mass demonstrations to protest the alleged torture and killing of a 13-year-old boy.

Hamza Al Khatib's mutilated body was returned to his family this week, a month after he went missing while participating in a demonstration.

Foreign media are banned from reporting inside Syria.

Al Jazeera's Sophie Jackson reports on some of the latest videos that have emerged.

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