Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (pictured) and his army are being accused by activists of massacring hundreds of people over the weekend. About 320 dead bodies, including women and children, were found in homes in Daraya, southwest of the country's capital. Many had been killed execution style. This disturbing revelation comes as Assad tries to reassert control over a country plagued by a 17-month civil war.
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