All female protest erupts in Syrian Banias city

By REUTERS
April 16, 2011 17:10

AMMAN - More than 1,000 women marched on Saturday in the Syrian city of Banias in an all female pro-democracy protest, a rights campaigner said.

"Not Sunni, not Alawite. Freedom is what we all want," the women chanted, according to the rights campaigner in the city, which has witnessed ethnic tension between its majority Sunni inhabitants and Alawite residents


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