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Many Syrian civilians are taking up arms to defend themselves from the government's 10 month crackdown on peaceful protests.

A number of them have joined the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a group of thousands of members, most of whom have defected from the country's security forces in order to protect civilians.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Tripoli in northern Lebanon.

 

Source: Al Jazeera