June 06 2011
The Syrian government has cracked down on protesters in the northwest, killing at least 35 people, reports the Voice of America News.
Human-rights groups said clashes began Saturday and continued into Sunday when thousands of residents turned out for the funerals of slain anti-government protesters.
Six security personnel were killed in the towns of Jisr al-Shughour and nearby Khan Sheikhoun, said officials.
On Sunday, the military reportedly withdrew from the central city...
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