In Syria Tuesday, the government announced the repeal of the emergency law, which has been in effect for nearly 50 years. It has allowed the government to arrest people without cause. A state court where political prisoners were tried in secret would also be abolished. The measures meet a key demand of anti-government protesters — but protests have not ended. Michele Norris speaks with NPR's Deborah Amos.
Despite Concessions, Syria Protests Continue
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