Is Syria going the way of Libya? After months of taking fire from Syrian security forces, protesters are increasingly fighting back. At least 30 civilians and 26 soldiers were killed in clashes ahead of Friday prayers, activists say. The daily death tolls have been even higher in November than earlier months of the Syrian uprising, which has so far taken an estimated 3,500 lives. Meanwhile Human Rights Watch issued a report saying Syria is guilty of crimes against humanity, and the Arab League is scheduled to meet on its failure to stop the bloodshed.