Syrian Activists Get Support From Action Group Avaaz

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Over the past year, video shot by activists acting as journalists, has filled out the picture of the conflict in Syria. The action group Avaaz has been instrumental in helping the Syrian opposition behind the scenes. The BBC's Bridget Kendall prepared this report, on the people behind Avaaz.
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