Friday, April 22, 2011

Syria death toll rises to 75



Syrians protest in the city of Homs on Friday, April 22

Source: Press TV
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/176196.html

The death toll from unrest in Syria has risen to at least 75 for the day, making Friday the deadliest day since the pro-reform demonstrations began in mid-March.

Thousands of people took to the streets in the southern town of Daraa after Friday prayers demanding reform, AP reported.

Demonstrations were also held in Damascus, Homs, Douma, and Qamishli.

Syria has experienced a wave of violent protests since the middle of March, but Friday's demonstrations were the biggest yet.

Human rights activists say that over 200 people have been killed in the clashes so far.

The protesters say the government is responsible for the violence. But the government has repeatedly denied allegations that the security forces were responsible for the death of protesters, saying security forces have been given clear instructions not to hurt civilians.

Syrian officials say armed groups and foreign elements are behind the violence.

Friday's demonstration came one day after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad signed a decree to lift a decades-long state of emergency -- one of the key demands of the protesters.

1 comment:

  1. These killings are commonly held in Syria what is doing The U.N.? these killings must be stopped and the the Syrian government must apologize for these killings and leave their posts immediately otherwise the U.N. send their coalition forces to the Syria and take necessary action against that cruel government.

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