Syrians demand overthrow of Assad at mass funeral

April 18, 2011 15:29

AMMAN - Thousands of Syrians demanded the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad at a funeral on Monday for at least eight protesters shot dead by security forces in the city of Homs, a witness said.

"From alleyway to alleyway, from house to house, we want to overthrow you, Bashar," the mourners chanted, according to the witness at the mass funeral.

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