Syria: UN condemns attacks on protesters
The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the force used against anti-government protesters in Syria.
European countries have called for "strong measures" to halt repression in Syria, as its government steps up a campaign against peaceful protests.
In a joint statement, France and Italy urged the EU and UN to put pressure on Syria to end its crackdown.
Will Grant reports.
27 Apr 2011
- From the section Middle East