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Aleppo, Syria
By LeeHarper
15 Mar 2013

People gather in the streets to mark the second anniversary of the revolution during the weekly protests held every Friday in Aleppo, Syria. The revolution is in its second year and does not seem to have an end in sight, with March being its bloodiest month yet.

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The view from the rooftops.
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
16 Nov 2012

Riot police stood in lines separating the more than an estimated 10,000 people gathered at Husseini Mosque after Friday prayer in downtown Amman, Jordan, from the small group of regime loyalists. Demonstrators called for reform and the fall of King Abdullah II, an unprecedented public display of dissent that is punishable by jail.

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A Crowd of Thousands
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
16 Nov 2012

More than an estimated 10,000 people gathered at Husseini Mosque after Friday prayer in downtown Amman, Jordan, calling for reform and the fall of King Abdullah II on November 16. "Freedom, freedom, down with King Abdullah," they chanted, an unprecedented display of dissent that is punishable by jail.

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View From Above
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Jordan police watch the demonstrators from above the street in downtown Amman.

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Free the Detained
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A protester calls for the release of activists who were arrested three weeks ago, holding a sign that reads, "No political arrests!" "Freedom!"

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What Have You Accomplished?
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A demonstrator holds a sign mocking Jordan's Prime Minister Fayez al-Tarawneh: "Tarawneh: Raises prices. One Vote. Arrests. Media law."

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Holding the line
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Police link arms ahead of the protest marchers. Jordan Police came out in large numbers — at least 200 strong — to ensure the demonstration stayed peaceful. Nonetheless, a few scuffles broke out.

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Protesting in Peace
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Friday's pro-reform demonstration, which drew about 300 protestors, was largely peaceful save for a few minor scuffles that broke out with pro-government supporters

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Held up
AMMAN, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

A reform protestor is held by police after a tussle broke out up a side street after the demonstration had ended.