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    Syrians Vote With Little Contest Expected for Assadi
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    Elizabeth Arrott
    June 03, 2014 1:21 PM
    Syria is holding presidential elections Tuesday, despite a civil war that has left millions of Syrians unable or unwilling to vote. VOA’s Elizabeth Arrott has more from our Middle East bureau in Cairo.

    Syrians Vote With Little Contest Expected for Assad

    Elizabeth Arrott

    Published June 03, 2014

    Syria is holding presidential elections Tuesday, despite a civil war that has left millions of Syrians unable or unwilling to vote. VOA’s Elizabeth Arrott has more from our Middle East bureau in Cairo.


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    by: Bill Van Matre from: Jamestown, Colorado
    June 03, 2014 6:13 PM
    The election in Syria are like the elections in the USA. He who has the gold rules. The common people of the USA don't have a vote. The GOP and Corporations run the country. So the USA should not complain about elections when our systems is corrupt. Suppression of voting and limit access that the GOP pushed shows we are no different when it comes to elections.

    by: RedFlower from: Mars
    June 03, 2014 5:00 PM
    Once again misleading news on the mainstream media. I'd like to point out just for you unplugged individuals, there is overwhelming support for Bashar and there are other perfectly legitimate candidates. He has seen his country through three difficult years against an internationally funded attack carried out by puppet extremists. Homes can be re-built but wars cannot be rewon.