Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/16/2011

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Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/16/2011Despite brutal suppression by the security services, the protests in Syria are continuing, and even increasing. Demonstrations were staged again in Damascus and Deraa, and police reportedly fired on protesters in Homs.

In other news, a number of Salafist protesters were injured during clashes with police in the city of Zarqa in eastern Jordan. In Bahrain, four soccer players were suspended four joining the protests against the regime.

Meanwhile, in North Korea four people were shot for theft, including one person who stole a quart of oil from a transformer, and another who stole a hundred pounds of corn.

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Thanks to AC, C. Cantoni, Fjordman, Insubria, JD, JP, Kitman, Mary Abdelmassih, Nick, Zenster, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Caveat: Articles in the news feed are posted “as is”. Gates of Vienna cannot vouch for the authenticity or accuracy of the contents of any individual item posted here. We check each entry to make sure it is relatively interesting, not patently offensive, and at least superficially plausible. The link to the original is included with each item’s title. Further research and verification are left to the reader.






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