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Syrians plan 'no kneeling' day of demonstrations against killings.

DAMASCUS (TAP) - Pro-democracy protesters inSyria pledged defiance on Thursday as security forces killed at least 10 more people in raids and repression continued despite international condemnation. Mass demonstrations are expected across the country on Friday -- the "day of not kneeling". A Facebook group, the Syrian Revolution 2011, said in a defiant message: "We only kneel before God." Seven died after tanks entered Qusayr, near the border with Lebanon, and three others in Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria -- both incidents reported by the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Tanks and troop carriers were also seen moving into the town of Saraqeb in northwestern Idlib province bordering Turkey, it said.

Activists on Twitter described a rally in Idlib that called for the overthrow of the Assad regime.

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Publication:Agency Tunis Afrique Press
Geographic Code:7SYRI
Date:Aug 12, 2011
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