Syrian Protesters Turn on Iran and Hizbullah

(France 24) Nabil Syrie - Videos of recent protests in Syria show demonstrators chanting slogans against Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini, as well as Hizbullah. Even more surprising has been footage of protesters burning posters of Hassan Nasrallah, Hizbullah's secretary-general. Up until now, Nasrallah was worshipped in the Arab world. The demonstrators' anger is a result of Tehran's and Hizbullah's unwavering support for the Syrian government, even as it ruthlessly crushes its own people's calls for more democracy.

2011-06-07 00:00:00

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