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Activists Accuse Syria of Misleading Monitors

Al Jazeera English
5th January 2012

Activists have accused the Syrian government of misleading Arab League observers by taking them to areas loyal to the government, changing street signs to confuse them, and sending supporters into hostile neighbourhoods to give false testimony.

The month-long observers mission, which started on December 27, offers a rare outside glimpse into a country where a government crackdown on a 9-month-old uprising has killed more than 5,500 people, according to the UN.

But there are fears that government loyalists have corrupted the observers process beyond repair.

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