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Democracy Now! – August 23, 2013

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Syrian Activist on Ghouta Attack: “I Haven’t Seen Such Death in My Whole Life”; “Empowering, So Brave”: Trans Activists Praise Chelsea Manning, Raise Fears over Prison Conditions; Exclusive: As Judge OKs Force Feeding, California Prisoner on 47-Day Hunger Strike Speaks Out.

August 23, 2013

    U.N. Seeks Syria Chemical Weapons Probe “Without Delay”
    U.N.: Syrian Conflict Has Created 1 Million Child Refugees
    Israel Bombs Lebanon After Rocket Fire
    Mubarak Under House Arrest in Military Hospital
    Egypt Detains Canadians on Way to Gaza
    U.K. Opens Probe of Miranda Documents
    Obama Takes Up Student Debt, Calls for New Ranking of Schools
    Manning Supporters Heckle Obama in Syracuse
    Justice Dept. Sues Texas over Voter ID Law
    Colin Powell Chides North Carolina Governor on ID Law
    Appeals Court Upholds Overruling of Arizona Ban on Planned Parenthood
    Planned Parenthood Challenges Indiana Law
    Protesters Stage White House Rally for Fracking Ban
    New York City Council Overrules Bloomberg Veto of Police Oversight