Demonstrations Were Held in As-Suwayda and Daraa Today Demanding an End to the Syrian Regime

Demonstrations Were Held in As-Suwayda and Daraa Today Demanding an End to the Syrian Regime

 

Demonstrations Were Held in As-Suwayda and Daraa Today Demanding an End to the Syrian Regime and the Departure of Foreign Forces The south of Syria witnessed a remarkable popular movement against the regime, in an encouraging step that regained the enthusiasm of the early days of the Syrian revolution. Demonstrations took place in the city of As-Suwayda and parts of Daraa countryside, blaming the authorities for the deteriorating living conditions, and demanding the departure of the regime and the exit of foreign forces from the country For the first time in years, the city of As-Suwayda has escalated its peaceful protests. Dozens of voices from this "Druze" majority area in southern Syria flooded the city center and markets to once again demand the departure of the regime, headed by Bashar al-Assad, due to the deteriorating economic situation Chants of "Go, Bashar, Syria belongs to us, Not to the family of Assad", and "What is the house of Assad?" were heard The Syrian regime quickly sent military and security reinforcements to the outskirts of the demonstrations, and pictures are shown on “Facebook”, and other social media, showed several military vehicles loaded with machine guns For the first time in years, in a move that might restore the momentum of the Syrian revolution, the protests came amidst the devaluation of the Syrian pound against the US dollar, the deterioration of economic conditions in Syrian regime-controlled areas, as well as the lack of many drugs from pharmacies Signs reading: "The people want to topple the regime", and "Syria is ours ... What is the house of Assad", in addition to slogans calling for the departure of Assad, describing him as a murderer, were seen Participants in the march also demanded the exit of Iranian and Russian military forces from Syria