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Syria: ‘The man they were shooting at is actually my husband’

Headline Title:  Syria: ‘The man they were shooting at is actually my husband’ 18 February 2012  By Maha Abu Shama, Amnesty International’s Syria campaignerIn a week of winding our way to a refugee camp near the Syrian border, we spoke to dozens of people who had fled the violence, but remarkably few of them were women.Finally, when we reached al-Ramtha transitional camp on the fourth day, I was told that one of the five residential buildings there hosted a few families who had just arrived from Syria the day before.Leaving our cameras at the door, we were given two hours to speak…

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