Syrians Stronger Than Ever

Jul 1 2011 @ 5:05pm

At least 11 people died on another bloody Friday, but:

Activists said at least 200,000 people [in Hama] were taking part in what they said was the biggest demonstration since the uprising began in March. "Here we are, the germs of Syria," a local activist said, referring to the president's speech in which he characterised the protesters as "germs" that Syria must inoculate itself against. "But we are big germs in huge numbers."

More on the day's developments at Al Jazeera's live-blog. EA compiled a bunch of clips, including the above scene from Hama. Here's a group of ballsy protesters taking on a tank: