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    Syria cracks down on activists

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Syrian security forces have raided activists' homes and made arrests overnight in Damascus on Sunday.

    On Saturday, security forces fired on protesters who had gathered at the funerals of those who were killed on Friday.

    In the last 24 hours, at least three people were killed in the Barzah neighbourhood of Damascus during a funeral, four mourners were killed during a funeral in Douma and reports indicate six people were killed in Izraa, to the south.

    In Baniyas, meanwhile, Daniel Saud, the head of one of Syria's human rights groups, was allegedly arrested from his home.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports.