People of Northwest Public Radio
Fri September 21, 2012
Syrian Activists Protest, But Not Over Anti-Islam Video
Originally published on Fri September 21, 2012 3:53 pm
For the past year and a half, every Friday in Syria has been given a name. That's because every Friday, people protest against the government, and those protests get a title. This week's title? "Syrian sons and daughters of the Prophet Mohammed are being slaughtered." In other words: "To all you Muslims who are angry about the denigration of the Prophet Mohammed in some YouTube film? Don't forget about us."