Saturday, July 16, 2011

Nearly thirty protesters killed in Syria

Over a million people demonstrated against the regime in Syria, a prey for four months to a protest movement unprecedented that the security forces continue to repress and killed Friday twenty-eight demonstrators, according to activists. "This is an important development and a message to the authorities to say that the amplified events" across the country, said Rami Abdel Rahman, President of Syrian Observatory of Human Rights.

The total of more than a million protesters is the highest given by the opponents for a day of demonstrations against the government in Syria since March 15, the start of the protest movement. Security forces opened fire to try to disperse the demonstrators. These shootings have killed nine people in Damascus, three Duma, locality 15 km from the capital, three and two Idleb Deraa, the birthplace of the protest movement, said Abdel Karim Rihaoui.

The security forces fired live ammunition at Qaboune, where twenty thousand people took to the streets, and Roukn Eddine, according to the same source. In addition to the large events in Hama, already monsters theater gatherings in recent weeks, and Deir Ezzor, over one hundred fifty thousand people marched through the neighborhood Midan, Damascus, and more than seven miles were heading for the Al-Hassan , became the rallying point for protesters in the Syrian capital, said opponents on site.

Like every Friday since the beginning of the revolt against the regime of Bashar al-Assad, activists have called on their Facebook page, Syrian Revolution 2011, to show tribute to "freedom of hostages," the thousands of political prisoners and Protesters detained in Syrian prisons.

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