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Syria's recent conflict mirrors the Hama bloodbath 30 years ago, as CNN's Tom Foreman reports.
By Wolf Blitzer, CNN
(CNN) - The situation in Syria is exploding with death and destruction.
The United Nations now says 6,000 people have been killed since demonstrations erupted almost a year ago, and opposition activists say the death toll has topped 7,000. Many of the victims have been peaceful activists.
Tens of thousands have been injured. Thousands have been arrested; others have simply disappeared. And beyond that, thousands of refugees have fled to neighboring Turkey, Jordan and even Iraq.
It's one thing to call a cop a pig, but it's another to put a pig on a decal for police cars. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.