'Scores killed' in Syrian protests

Rights groups say security forces killed more than 50 protesters in the past two days.

    Syrian rights groups say security forces killed more than 50 anti-government activists during the last two days. 

    President Bashar al-Assad has been meeting with local dignitaries over the two-month long unrest, with a view to urging a national dialogue.  

    But opposition groups within and outside the country are setting strong conditions for any talks.   

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from neighbouring Lebanon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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