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CNN Evening News for Monday, Oct 31, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The denials from the Syrian regime about torturing its own people introduced; YouTube videos of a beaten man and a beaten and murdered boy shown; details given about how Syrian President Bashir al-Assad is blaming outsiders and the extent of killing by the regime in the uprising.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with independent filmmaker Sean McAllister, who was tortured by Syrian officials, about what is happening in Syria; inset videos shown. [McALLISTER - recounts hearing the howls of people being tortured; describes the torture materials, including leather belts; talks about being in the company of his interrogators.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:07:10

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