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Syrians protest against Assad regime in Homs

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Anti-Syrian regime protesters shout slogans during a demonstration against Syrian President Bashar Assad, at Bayada area in Homs province, central Syria, on Wednesday Jan. 25, 2012. Government forces clashed with army defectors and stormed rebellious districts in central Syria on Wednesday, firing mortars and deploying snipers in violence that killed at least seven people, including a mother and her 5-year-old child, activists said.

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Syrian army defectors patrol a street in Homs province, central Syria, on Wednesday Jan. 25, 2012. Government forces clashed with army defectors and stormed rebellious districts in central Syria on Wednesday, firing mortars and deploying snipers in violence that killed at least seven people, including a mother and her 5-year-old child, activists said.

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Anti-Syrian regime protesters dance and shout slogans during a demonstration against Syrian President Bashar Assad, at Bayada area in Homs province on Wednesday.

Severe restrictions on journalists working independently in Syria have resulted in very few images of Syrians protesting their government. You can see what photographers have been able to cover in recent PhotoBlog posts about Syria.