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Syria: The Revolution Continues (Video)

This post is part of our special coverage Syria Protests 2011.

It's the Friday of Rage in Syria, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets of different cities to call for the overthrow of the Al Assad regime, and show solidarity with Daraa, which is facing a ruthless crackdown for being the nucleus the Syrian protests.

Daraa, a city in southwestern Syria, and close to the Jordanian border, got the brunt of the security crackdown, with electricity, water and communications cuts.

The capital, Damascus, today joined the protests too, with videos showing thousands protesting popping online. This video, by mohamed82k, shows Syrians protesting outside the Zaid and Al Hassan mosque:

Another YouTube user, fnnsyria, posts this video, saying it shows the protests of the people from the city of Tal:

Protests also broke out in the southern Syrian two Jassem, near Daraa. fnnsyria shares a video here, showing crowds chanting: “The people want to overthrow the regime.”

In Baniyas, a city in northwestern Syria, protesters too took to the streets en masse. miliananet shares this video of the protests there:

Rojdar2 posts this video of protests in Dayr az-Zawr, 450km to the northeast of Damascus, where protesters are seen chanting “Syria! Freedom!”

And in nearby Jordan, people too gathered to show support and solidarity with the besieged people of Daraa. miliananet shares this video to show part of the protest:

For more on the Syrian revolution, please follow the hashtags #Daraa or #Syria on Twitter.

This post is part of our special coverage Syria Protests 2011.

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