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Al-Qamishli: More demonstrations in the Kurdish regions

KURDWATCH, March 27, 2012—Nationwide protests on March 23,  2012, resulted again in numerous dead and injured. Throughout the country, demonstrators united under the slogan »We’re coming, Damascus« took to the streets to demand the fall of the regime. Five demonstrations took place in al‑Qamischli, in the districts of al‑Hilaliyah, al‑ʿAntariyah, Qudurbak, Kurnish, and Qanat Suwais. Three separate demonstrations took place in ʿAmudah. The Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Kurdish Patriotic Conference, as well as various youth groups, including Avahî organized the demonstrations. Three more demonstrations took place in al-Hasakah, while one centralized demonstration took place in each of the cities of al-Qahtaniyah (Tirbesipî), al‑Jawadiyah (Çil Axa), al‑Maʿbada (Girkê Legê), Raʾs al‑ʿAyn (Serê Kaniyê), Darbasiyah, ʿAyn al‑ʿArab (Kobanî), and ʿAfrin as well as in Aleppo. The demonstrations in ʿAfrin and Aleppo were organized by the PYD. All of the protests were largely peaceful.


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