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Video: Human Rights activist describes life under siege before her kidnap


The Syrian human rights lawyer and activist Razan Zaitouneh was kidnapped on December 10 with three colleagues in Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, according to Syria’s Local Coordination Committee. Zaitouneh was in hiding “for her widely publicized work on atrocities committed by President Assad’s forces,” Reuters reports. She recorded this video diary describing life under siege for International Day of Human Rights, the day of her reported kidnap. Credit: YouTube/Zaatko

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