Building on fire
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Syria holds constitution vote despite continued violence

The Syrian government is holding a national referendum on a new constitution, amid continuing violent unrest and a boycott by the opposition.

The new constitution calls for a multi-party parliamentary election within three months.

The opposition has dismissed Sunday's vote as a farce and demands President Bashar al-Assad stand down.

Jim Muir reports.

Go to next video: Clinton: Syria risking civil war