Report: Syria Has Hit List

    Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) take position in Idlib in northwestern Syria on February 22, 2012. Two foreign journalists were killed as Syrian forces pounded the rebel city of Homs, activists said, while calls mounted for a truce to allow in humanitarian aid. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A 718-page digital document obtained by Mother Jones magazine appears to show that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has a hit list on thousands of dissidents. The spreadsheet contains names, phone numbers, neighborhoods, and the alleged activities of thousands of opposition members that are apparent targets of the government. Mother Jones says three experts were separately asked to examine the document, and all of them agree it is authentic. The document reportedly surfaced last month on Twitter during discussions about Syria.

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