Syria protesters 311.
(photo credit: Reuters)
Demonstrations to show solidarity with the thousands of Syrians killed during
the Assad regime’s crackdown will be held on Friday and Saturday night in Tel
The first demonstration, which will take place at the Jaffa Clock
Tower on Friday night, is titled “Yaffa Syria one nation one pain.”
group’s Facebook page, where 174 people had RSVPed by Thursday, the
demonstration is referred to as “an act of solidarity with the Syrian people and
The Israeli Arab community has drawn criticism recently for
their lack of mass protests against the bloodletting taking place in
A candlelight vigil will also be held outside the Russian Embassy
on Saturday. Organizers said the event is “a support rally for the Syrian people
who are being butchered by the cruel regime of Assad.”
This week, Russia
and China vetoed a UN Security Council resolution to transfer powers from Assad.