Protests spreading across Syria

Thousands take to the streets as pro-democracy rallies are held in cities including Baniyas and Daraa.

    Pro-democracy rallies have been held in cities across Syria, including Homs, Daraa and Baniyas.

    Friday's protests appear to have been largely peaceful, but violence was reported as security forces dispersed protesters marching towards the centre of Damascus from the suburb of Douma.

    Caroline Malone reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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