No-fly zone demanded by Syrian protesters
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Friday saw protests across Syria calling for a to be imposed over the nation. The protests are thought to have resulted in around 37 deaths.
At least 170 different protests took place yesterday despite threatened violence as part of the growing unrest in the country. Demonstrators want the country's people to receive international protection against the autocratic rule of President.
Around 37 people are thought to have been killed in a police crackdown against the demonstrations, mostly in the cities of UN, more than 3,000 people have been killed since protests began in March.and . According to the
The level of violence is the highest seen on a Friday - a day of prayers - in six months, according to, surpassing the previous high of 36 deaths in May. The worst day in terms of death toll was April 22, when 72 were killed.
- "Syria protesters call for no-fly zone" — , October 28, 2011
- "36 killed in Syria as activists call for 'no-fly' zone" — , October 28, 2011
- Khaled Yacoub Oweis. "Syrian forces kill 24, protesters call for protection" — , October 28, 2011