Slowly but surely, the protest movement is gaining ground and the Assads are losing it, their only option right now is to plunge the country into chaos as a final act of revenge. With a measured international support, the protesters can defeat their designs.
Friday 13, 2012 - This Friday, and the remaining week is dedicated to showing support to the Free Syrian Army.
Today’s death toll: 26. The breakdown: 16 protesters (in Idlib, Deir Ezzor, Homs, Aleppo and Rural Damascus) and 10 defectors who fell in the town of Saraqib in the Idlib Province.
Loyalist troops stormed the towns of Zabadani and Madaya in Western Damascus and were pushed back by local units of the Free Syrian Army. The towns remain under siege, and communications with them remain severed. No word yet on casualties.
Today’s rallies took place under freezing conditions in most protest communities, and under snowy conditions in others.
Kafrenbelisms: http://youtu.be/Iet-0X8n_V8 (Kafrenbel, Idlib Province, Jan 13, 2012)
Today’s rallies adopted the following slogan “The People want support to the Free Syrian Army”, because… (Taybat Al-Imam, Hama Province, jan 13, 2012)