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  Kislev 5, 5772 , 01/12/11

UN: Syrian Death Estimates Above 4,000

High Commissioner Navi Pillay of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva said, Thursday, that the world body estimates that "much more than" 4,000 people have been killed in Syria since the start of the Damascus government's violent crackdown on dissent, at the start of the year. The council is expected to hold an emergency session on the Syria crisis on Friday.

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