Millions of Syrians Flock to Public Squares in Rejection of Arab League’s Decision

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The following article was originally published by the Syrian Arab News Agency

November 14, 2011

PROVINES, (SANA)-Millions of Syrians took to the streets on Sunday to express rejection and denunciation of the Arab League’s (AL) decision on suspending Syria’s membership in the League. Since the early morning, millions flocked to the public squares in Damascus, Aleppo, Tartous, Lattakia, Sweida, Hasaka, Daraa, Raqqa, Deir- Ezzor, Homs, Hama and Idleb to stress that Syria has carried the torch of culture and Arabism and it will always remain steadfast.

The participants in the rallies indicated that the Arab League was used as a tool for conspiring against Syria after all the other attempts failed thanks to the unity of the Syrian people and leadership and their determination to go forward in their support to the resistance and the rejection of the hegemonic policies.

Millions of the citizens conveyed a national message to those who suspect the Syrian people’s ability to fulfill their national aspiration a way from any interferences that only serve the US and Israeli agendas in the region, saying that the Syrian people believe that they must defend the homeland with their blood, minds and loyalty to remain steadfast in the face of its enemies.

Citizens of Deir Ezzor met at Sabaa Bahrat Square to express condemnation and rejection of the AL against Syria.

In Hasaka, thousands of the citizens gathered at the President Square rejecting the AL decision and voicing determination to confront all the conspiracies hatched against their homeland.

The 16th October Square in Daraa witnessed similar gatherings to express rejection and denunciation of the AL decision.

The participants called on the Syrian citizens to close ranks and commit to the national unity for protecting their homeland and defending its dignity.

Huge masses in Aleppo and its Countryside also flocked to Saadallah al-Jaberi Square to express their condemnation of the AL decision, underlining determination to defend the resistant role of their motherland.

Similar gathering was held at Sultan Pasha al-Atrash Square in Sweida. Participants rejected the AL decision.

Hundreds of Sweida Youths today staged a sit-in before the Governorate HQ to condemn the Arab League resolution and reject the foreign intervention in Syria’s internal affairs.

The participants chanted national slogan, hailing the patriotic role of the Syrian Army and supporting the national independent decision and the comprehensive reform program.

Thousands of Syrian citizens in Hama and its Countryside flocked to al-Assi Square in Hama denouncing the decision against Syria.

In Damascus, huge masses flocked to Sabaa Bahrat and Umayyad Squares and the main streets to express their rejection and condemnation of the AL decision.

Participating in the rally of Sabaa Bahrat Square, Former Lebanese MP Nasser Qandil stressed that the Syrian people are able to overcome all the obstacles and crises in spite of all the pressures and the misleading media campaigns.

He added that Syria is a model to follow in democracy and freedom and all the other countries must learn a lesson from it, pointing out that the door is open for dialogue and whoever rejects it is a hired agent.

More than half a million of the citizens in Tartous also gathered at the Marine Corniche to express condemnation of the decision and determination to defend Syria.

Youth groups represented in “Basmat Shabab Souria”, “Syria is Fine” and ” National Unity Convoy” called upon all the Syrian citizens to close the ranks and to condemn the brutal acts and to divulge the acts of the armed terrorist groups.

More than a million and a half citizens in Aleppo and its countryside also flocked to Saadallah al-Jaberi Square to express their condemnation of the AL decision, stressing that it comes in implementation of foreign agendas within a conspiracy targeting Syria’s steadfastness.

Citizen Mohammad Fahed Klawandi said that the AL has failed to do any thing for decades to support the Palestinian cause and therefore its decisions do not express the will of the Arabs.

Similar gathering was held at Sultan Pasha al-Atrash Square in Sweida. Participants rejected the AL decision.

MP Samir Hassoun said that the Syrian people reject all forms of interference and their decision is independent and they can defend their homeland and its dignity.

Hundred of thousands of citizens of Lattakia Province gathered near the Province’s Headquarters in protest and rejection of the Arab League’s decision against Syria.

Priest Isber Don Fayyadh denounced the AL decision which serves US plots and paves the way for the foreign interference in Syria’s internal affairs, yet the Syrian people will foil the conspiracy.

In Hasaka, thousands of the citizens gathered at the President Square rejecting the AL decision and voicing determination to confront all the conspiracies hatched against their homeland.

Citizens of Deir Ezzor met at Sabaa Bahrat Square to express condemnation and rejection of the AL against Syria and their support to the national independent decision.

Citizen Maysoun Mostafa stressed that Syria is the beating heart of Arabism and will remain, pointing out that the AL decision is negative and it was made by the West, yet it will not undermine the determination of the Syrians.

Thousands of Syrian citizens Hama and its Countryside flocked to al-Assi Square in Hama denouncing the decision against Syria, expressing adherence to Syria’s freedom, independence and national unity.

The participants greeted the army members who sacrificed their lives to protect Syria’s security and stability, rejecting any foreign interference in its internal affairs In Masyaf, thousands of the citizens took to the Square of the Council of the City holding banners which condemn the AL decision.

Hana Dandash said the AL decision is the worst thing that I have ever heard since the beginning of the crisis.

In Raqqa, tens of thousands of the Syrian citizens gathered at the President Square to express rejection and denunciation of the AL unjust decision against Syria.

The participants chanted slogans calling for defending Syria’s dignity.

Priest Paul Georges said that the world has experienced Syria more than once and every time it shoed that it is stronger through resisting the colonist projects.

Citizens of Deir Ezzor met at Sabaa Bahrat Square to express condemnation and rejection of the AL against Syria and their support to the national independent decision.

Citizen Maysoun Mostafa stressed that Syria is the beating heart of Arabism and will remain, pointing out that the AL decision is negative and it was made by the West, yet it will not undermine the determination of the Syrians.

Thousands of Syrian citizens in Harm City and Countryside in Idleb Province gathered at the City’s Square to express denunciation of the Arab League’s decision against Syria which aims at implementing the plots hatched against Syria to undermine its resistant stance.

Lawyer Ahmad Bostaji said that the decision is a clear intervention of the AL Charter as it depends on lies, misleading and deceit and it ignores the will of the Syrians.

In Homs, huge masses flocked to the President roundabout on Homs-Damascus Highway to express rejection and denunciation of the Arab League’s decision.

The 16th October Square in Daraa witnessed similar gatherings to express rejection and denunciation of the AL decision.

The participants called on the Syrian citizens to close ranks and commit to the national unity for protecting their homeland and defending its dignity.

They chanted slogans calling for adhering to the national unity and defending Syria’s dignity and freedom.


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About B.J. Murphy

I'm a young socialist and Transhumanist activist within the East Coast region, who writes for the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET), India Future Society, and Serious Wonder. I'm also the Social Media Manager for Serious Wonder, an Advisory Board Member for the Lifeboat Foundation, and a Co-Editor for Fight Back! News.

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