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Revisiting The Spark That Kindled The Syrian Uprising

A year ago Sunday, protests were held in Daraa against the arrests and beatings of a group of young people who spray-painted graffiti on the walls of their school. And so began the uprising, which in some parts of Syria has turned into an armed insurgency and seen government troops respond with untold brutality.