Bag’s Take-Away:
Pro-Assad demonstrators provide classic example why people up-in-arms. Can’t separate the man from the State.
pantslessprogressive:

Supporters of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad hold up a national flag with a picture of him, in Damascus on March 25. [Photo: REUTERS]
The latest on Syria:
Syrian authorities confirm the country will revoke its emergency law. Emergency law has been in place since 1963. [AJE]
Sana, Syria’s official news agency, says 12 people have been killed in the town of Latakia in the past two days. [AJE]
President Assad will address the nation ‘very soon’. [France24]
Assad deployed the Syrian army Saturday night for the first time since protests began. [Reuters]
The U.S. will not intervene in Syria, says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. [Bloomberg]
The U.S. should intervene in Syria, says Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT). [The Hill]
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez backed Assad on Saturday, calling him a ‘humanist’. [Haaretz]
Israel believes Iran and Hezbollah are suppressing the protests in Syria. [J Post]

Bag’s Take-Away:

Pro-Assad demonstrators provide classic example why people up-in-arms. Can’t separate the man from the State.

pantslessprogressive:

Supporters of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad hold up a national flag with a picture of him, in Damascus on March 25. [Photo: REUTERS]

The latest on Syria:

Syrian authorities confirm the country will revoke its emergency law. Emergency law has been in place since 1963. [AJE]

Sana, Syria’s official news agency, says 12 people have been killed in the town of Latakia in the past two days. [AJE]

President Assad will address the nation ‘very soon’. [France24]

Assad deployed the Syrian army Saturday night for the first time since protests began. [Reuters]

The U.S. will not intervene in Syria, says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. [Bloomberg]

The U.S. should intervene in Syria, says Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT). [The Hill]

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez backed Assad on Saturday, calling him a ‘humanist’. [Haaretz]

Israel believes Iran and Hezbollah are suppressing the protests in Syria. [J Post]

(Source: pantslessprogressive)

Bag’s Take-away:
If you can see "Where are you Security Council" in English, and it looks like this guy is looking right at you, then this protest, especially after 5 days of previous protesting (many pics only uploaded by cell phone, but this one actually shot by an actual newswire photographer) must be considered a success.
msnbc:

Syrian nationals demonstrate outside the Syrian consulate in Dubai Thursday to denounce the use of force against civilians in the Syrian city of Daraa. (KARIM SAHIB  /  AFP - Getty Images)
“It was a very difficult, bloody day,” one resident told the AP after yesterday’s deadly clashes between protesters and security forces. The death toll still seems to be on the rise today, unfortunately.

Bag’s Take-away:

If you can see "Where are you Security Council" in English, and it looks like this guy is looking right at you, then this protest, especially after 5 days of previous protesting (many pics only uploaded by cell phone, but this one actually shot by an actual newswire photographer) must be considered a success.

msnbc:

Syrian nationals demonstrate outside the Syrian consulate in Dubai Thursday to denounce the use of force against civilians in the Syrian city of Daraa. (KARIM SAHIB  /  AFP - Getty Images)

“It was a very difficult, bloody day,” one resident told the AP after yesterday’s deadly clashes between protesters and security forces. The death toll still seems to be on the rise today, unfortunately.

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