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Thousands in Syria rally against Arab sanctions

Posted By yihan On November 28, 2011 @ 9:29 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Monday, November 28, 2011

Tens of thousands of Syrians demonstrated in the capital Monday against the Arab League decision to impose crippling sanctions on President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, an AFP correspondent reported.

Protesters waved Syrian flags and carried giant portraits of the embattled leader as they belted nationalistic songs in Damascus’ central Sabaa Bahrat square.

“The people want Bashar al-Assad… We are your people Bashar,” chanted the protesters.

Syrian state television broadcast footage of the pro-regime rallies and slammed the Arab League describing it as an “instrument for implementing the Western and American plan against Syria.”

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[1] AFP: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle09.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2011/November/middleeast_November750.xml&section=middleeast

[2] Syria given 24 hours to sign Arab League deal or face sanctions: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-given-24-hours-to-sign-arab-league-deal-or-face-sanctions.html

[3] Exposed: The Arab Agenda in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/exposed-the-arab-agenda-in-syria-2.html

[4] Arab League Observer Seeking to Provoke Civil War in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/arab-league-observer-seeking-to-provoke-civil-war-in-syria.html

[5] U.S. tightens sanctions on Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-tightens-sanctions-on-syria.html

[6] Syria: growing Arab calls for military intervention as Assad announces amnesty: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-growing-arab-calls-for-military-intervention-as-assad-announces-amnesty.html

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