BEIRUT (AP) — In scenes not witnessed for years in government-controlled parts of Syria, dozens of men and women marched through the streets this week, protesting a sharp increase in prices and collapse of the currency, some even calling for the downfall of President Bashar Assad and his ruling Baath party.
“He who starves his people is a traitor,” some of the protesters chanted at the protest in the southern city of Sweida.
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