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  1/11/2012, Tevet 16, 5772

U.S.: Syria Has Increased Killings Since Observers Came

U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice, told the Security Council on Tuesday that Syria has increased the killings of civilians since the arrival of the Arab League observers.

Rice said, “About 400 people have been killed since the arrival of the observers, a rate which is higher than before they arrived.”