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Assad Takes Us On An Official Your Of His Syria: Photos Of Weirdness And State Control

TO Syria, then, for a government organised tour. The Associated Press’s photographer was shown cheering crowd loyal to President Assad. The snappers were sent to the city of Hama – a centre for anti-Assad protest. It’s buildings are deserted. No-one is on the street. The government has cut off electricity and communications. A rights group said eight babies died because their incubators lost power. But we never did see the hospital. Instead we saw the bodies of soldiers in a government-run hospital in the central city of Hama.

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Posted: 10th, August 2011 | In: Photojournalism | Comment