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#Syria imposed & corrupt regime Warns Protesters to Stop


BY FARNAZ FASSIHI

The Syrian government sternly warned the public Sunday against more demonstrations and blamed foreign elements for stoking sectarian divisions after a dozen people were killed and hundreds injured during an antigovernment protest on Saturday.

At the same time, an adviser to President Bashar Assad told Arab media the government has decided to lift the emergency law in place since 1963, a key demand of the opposition. There was no time frame or detail on when and how the repeal of the law—which allows the government to make preemptive arrests of dissidents and bans demonstrations—would go into effect.

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