Monitoring the Opposition Siemens Allegedly Sold Surveillance Gear to Syria

German engineering giant Siemens and a spinoff company allegedly sold surveillance technology to the Syrian regime, according to a German television report. The government could be using the equipment to crack down on opposition supporters, human rights activists warn.
A screenshot of a YouTube video shows a Syrian demonstration last month.

A screenshot of a YouTube video shows a Syrian demonstration last month.

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kla -- with wire reports