'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The safest place in the Arab world after the latest eruption of anti-American violence is Morocco, according to U.S. Ambassador Sam Kaplan.
Arab nations demanded Monday that Syria allow an international probe on whether crimes against humanity have been committed during the country's bloody crackdown, illustrating the growing world isolation of President Bashar Assad.
He said civil rights activists complained to him of a "climate of oppression" and claimed to be targets of police surveillance.
"It appears that there's an increase in occurrences of excessive force when the police or other authorities respond to incidents that involve assembly," U.N. envoy Juan Mendez told reporters in Rabat over the weekend.