Assad’s Evil Endgame – Amir Taheri (New York Post)
Despite the destruction of whole neighborhoods in Homs and Idlib, Syrians are coming out in the thousands to demand regime change.
Even Aleppo, Syria’s second-largest city, which had remained relatively calm, has joined the revolution with anti-Assad marches last Thursday and Friday.
By all accounts, Assad’s referendum Saturday was a failure. The state-controlled TV couldn’t offer footage showing people voting anywhere outside Damascus.
Hamas Prime Minister Backs Syrian Protests Against Assad (AP-Guardian-UK)
Gaza’s Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniyeh has expressed support for Syrian protesters seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.
Speaking after Friday prayers at Egypt’s Al-Azhar Mosque, Haniyeh said Hamas commended ”the brave Syrian people that are moving toward democracy and reform.”
Assad had long hosted and supported leaders of Hamas in Damascus.
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