Syrian Opposition Coalition – Syria
Department of Media and Communications
June 08, 2020
The anti-regime protests that have recently broken out in Suwayda province reveal the reality of a people who have been freed from the shackles of tyranny and rebelled against the rule of oppression. We salute the grandchildren of Sultan Basha al-Atrash, their love for their country, and unwavering resistance and resilience in the face of the regime.
The ruses of the Assad regime and its backers will no longer deceive our people in Suwayda and elsewhere, especially the regime’s deployment of militias seeking to instill terror amongst the people through kidnappings, looting, and the causing of strife among Syrians inside and outside Suwayda. Our people have made it clear that they have been fed up with this outright deception, military domination, and continued security and social pressures, which has sparked the recent popular protests calling for the downfall of the murderous Assad regime once and for all.
Suwayda is today chanting ‘O Dara’a! We are with you until death,’ thus thwarting the regime’s and backers’ schemes to cause strife between Suwayda and Dara’a provinces. By chanting ‘O Idlib! Suwayda is with you until death,’ Suwayda is expressing its true belonging to the great Syria and its revolution and not to ‘Syria’s Assad’ or the foreign invaders.
Since the start of the revolution, Suwayda’s voice has been present. Today as the free people of Suwayda are marching across the streets and chanting for freedom, their chants are reverberating in the protests in Damascus, Dara’a, Idlib and Aleppo, sending greetings to Suwayda and its people.
Greetings of love and appreciation go out for the heroes of Suwayda.
Greetings of love and appreciation go out for our people everywhere in
May our wounded recover, our detainees be free, and our fallen heroes rest in peace.
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