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Hundreds rally in rare southern Syria protest


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Sat, 2022-02-12 00:29

BEIRUT: Hundreds took to the streets of a southern Syrian city on Friday to demand better living conditions and democracy in a rare protest inside regime-held areas, a war monitor said.
More than 300 protesters, gathering for a fifth consecutive day in Sweida after authorities cut off 600,000 families from its subsidies program, staged their biggest rally yet, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

In this photo released by news site Suwayda 24 on June 9, 2020, Syrians stage a rare protest against the deteriorating economic conditions in the country. (AFP file photo)
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