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Syria holds presidential election widely condemned as rigged

  • Aired: 06/03/2014
  • 03:45
  • Expires: 07/03/2014
  • Rating: NR
In state-controlled parts of Syria, thousands of voters came out to show support for President Bashar al-Assad, who is overwhelming expected to win the country’s election. However, in Syria’s north and west where rebels hold sway, voting didn’t take place. At one refugee camp in Jordan, displaced Syrians dropped shoes in a symbolic trashcan to demonstrate their disgust. Judy Woodruff reports.
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