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Western pressure on Syria 'not productive'

There have been reports that protesters in Syria are being murdered by authorities, yet in contrast to Libya, the outside world appears reluctant to get involved.

Nadim Houry, senior researcher on Syria for Human Rights Watch, talks about the impact of the violence.

And Adam Mynott, world affairs correspondent, reports on the possibility of western intervention.

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