10 Feb '12, 1pm

Protesters in Malaysia denounce Syrian violence

A Syrian living in Malaysia chants slogans during a protest rally to condemn the killing by Syrian regime, outside the Syrian embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday, Feb 10, 2012. -- PHOTO: AP KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - More than 150 Syrians demonstrated in Malaysia's capital on Friday to demand the ouster of the government of President Bashar al-Assad over its campaign to violently crush regime opponents. Syrian students and activists gathered at their nation's embassy in Kuala Lumpur, carrying Syrian flags and posters that read 'Stop Killing Syrian People' and 'Free Syria.' The crowd, made up largely of students who are studying in Malaysian universities, called on the government of Muslim-majority Malaysia to denounce Damascus and shut down the embassy. 'We are demonstrating today because we want to tell the world that as Syrians living overseas, we thoroughly oppose wha...

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