As with every Friday since the revolution began in 2011, Syrian civilians on Friday took to the streets of many towns and villages across Syria to keep the momentum of the revolutionary movement going. Protestors renewed demands for the removal of the Assad regime and the departure of Qaeda from Syria as well as demonstrated full solidarity with the Syrian civil defense corps which on Saturday lost seven members in an armed attack on their center in Sarmin, rural Idlib.
Today’s demonstrations were dubbed the “Friday of the Humanity’s Fallen Heroes” to reaffirm support for the volunteer group which save civilians in the liberated areas from bombardment by regime forces and their allies.
Demonstrators in the towns of Maara al-Nu’man and Haas in rural Idlib held signs that stressed the departure of the Assad regime as a prerequisite for any possible political solution. They also called on the Free Syrian Army groups to unite and oust Al-Qaeda from Idlib province.
Demonstrators in the town of Sarqeb condemned the crime of killing the civil defense workers as they expressed solidarity with the families of the victims and demanded that the criminals be held accountable.
In the Atma IDPs camp in rural Idlib, demonstrators called upon the FSA groups to unite and close ranks in the face of the Assad regime and its allied foreign militias who forced them from their homes. They also expressed solidarity with the civil defense corps in Syria.
Dozens also demonstrated in the towns of Talbisa in rural Homs and Al-Hirak in rural Dara’a, reaffirming the revolutionary movement will continue until all the demands of the people Syrian people are achieved.
Recent weeks have seen as resurgence of popular demonstrations in various Syrian cities and towns across Syria, with protestors reiterating calls for Assad’s departure and for holding accountable all war criminals who have committed crimes against the Syrian people. (Source: Syrian Coalition’s Media Department)