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Syria: Homs Protests Attract Thousands (Video)

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Syria, Politics, Protest

This post is part of our special coverage Syria Protests 2011 [1].

Despite the security crackdown, protests are continuing in Syria, with countless of videos surfacing online showing thousands of protesters calling for the overthrow of the Assad regime. Here is a selection of videos from Homs.

On YouTube, Day of Rage TV [2] has uploaded over 50 videos of the protests across Syria for far.┬áThe user posts [3] this video from Homs, saying that thousands of people gathered there on April 18, 2011. They are saying the all too familiar chant [ar]: “The people want to overthrow the regime.”

This video [4], by the same user, shows the beginning of a funeral procession, for one of those who have lost their lives in the protests, also from the same day:

Videos showing thousands of protesters praying have also been posted. This video [5] shows part of the Asr (afternoon) prayers:

And this follow up video [6], shows protesters taking part in the Maghreb prayers:

For more videos on the Syrian protests, tune into Day of Rage TV Channel [2].

This post is part of our special coverage Syria Protests 2011 [1].