Military and security operations has continued by storming into towns in Saraqeb, east Maaret Al-Nouman, Hawleh and neighborhoods in Lattakia, which led to fall of many martyrs and many injured, as well as arrests in these areas and Damascus Suburbs, but the security forces continued to withdraw from Zabadany, which was expecting the visit of the UN mission as it did in Palestinian Raml a few days ago
Despite Assad’s attempts to bring the situation (in theory) to pre-revolution, considering that the reforms are formalities and continue to lie and ignore the demonstrations and the demands of the people of his departure, the people did not accept any truce or promises to introduce laws and road map that has no meanings in reality given the continued raids, killings and arrests of thousands, and particularly because of the lack of recognition of Al-Assad committing crimes, protecting the security forces and evasion of the idea of accounting the criminals who did those crimes by the direct orders from him by virtue of his positions controlling all the basic strings in the country .
the expected meeting was sort of a reason for the larger numbers to come out in demonstrations tonight after the live broadcast, the protesters didn’t wait for Taraweeh prayer to end to declare their rejection of his statements and their determination on toppling the regime and trial of the president, demonstrations has started in Daraa’s towns, Inkhel, Taseel and Daeel which the security forces have meddled to disperse it, with the army, also in Kesweh which streets has turned to fields of random shooting in the purpose of intimidation, and same thing for its neighboring towns of Damascus Suburbs, the demonstrators in Homs neighborhoods also demanded trial of Bashar and retribution from him, also in Aleppo which came out from areas different from where it usually came out from, also Qamishlo and Hasakah which demonstrations increase every day, and Tbaqa in Raqa wasn’t calm either, all these demonstrations were coming out despite the security presence which spreads from sunset hours until after midnight to disperse the demonstrations in all the cities and towns and usually siege the mosques that the demonstrations usually come out from, but, to no avail.
sound of sporadic gunfire from the leadership of the ninth division near the city in the middle of reports about defection of a number of officers from the army
heavy shooting when storming the city with more than 40 buses loaded with security units, and shooting on the town’s station in an attempt to accuse the people to lift arms
Steady gunfire from Shuhada Square and around the main street; gunfire is intermittent in the western
The Ramileh area and the Rahman Mosque have been surrounded in an attempt to disperse a demonstration that started immediately after and in response to Bashar al-Assad’s interview.
A demonstration in front of the Mullah Yousef Mosque in the Mufti area in reponse to Bashar al-Assad’s interview; demonstrators are chanting for freedom and encouraging people to join.
arrest of Mohammad Hafeez Haj Mossa Khalaf instead of his activist son Raman Khalaf
martyrdom of Mostafa Hasson (19 years old) Iraqi resident in Hamedieh neighborhood affected by his wound after being shot with an explosive bullet in the abdomen; to disperse the protesters last Monday 15-08
arrest of Rima Zakaria Al-Hassan by a secruity barrier upon her return from Bab Al-Siba hospital, where she works as a nurse
martyrdom of Taha Hosamo and injury of others, among them is Kenan Aerotah as a result of gunfire by security. Injured were kidnapped and transfered by security and police cars, and they also destroyed storefronts
arrest of Orwa Naoof and Wafi Al-Homsi after they were lured to a cafe by the security, Wafi Al-Homsi was arrested from in front of the cafe
shooting in Masyaf town