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February 11, 2013 2:40 am

Hundreds Turn Out in Support of Assad, Hezbollah at Australia Rally (VIDEO)

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A sign at the rally featuring a Star of David. Photo: Australian Syrian Youth Organization via Facebook.

Hundreds of Syrians and left-wing activists  assembled in Sydney, Australia Sunday in a show of support for beleaguered Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad. Waving Syrian flags, as well as flags of Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, the protestors accused the U.S., the U.K., and Israel of seeking to destabilize Syria. A popular sign at the rally showed the flag of the Syrian revolutionary forces modified with Jewish stars of David replacing the five-pointed Arab stars.

According to Israeli Daily Maariv, Chinese, Russian and Iranian citizens also participated in the rally. A large banner prominently read “Syrian community in Sydney, let the whole world hear, Syria is our nation, Bashar is our leader.”

The Hezbollah flag at the rally. Photo: Australian Syrian Youth Organization via Facebook.

In September, a protest against the “Innocence of Muslims” film in Sydney turned violent, leading to the use of capsicum gas and police dogs by a riot police squad which broke the protest up,  according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Australia is home to some 10,000 people of Syrian descent.

A video of the protest shows a large crowd parading down a Sydney street, carrying Syrian flags and displaying large posters of terror chief Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah.

A video of the rally can be viewed below:

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  • Sunnat al rasool

    It makes me very sad and hurt that these uneducated low lives can stand up for bashar elasad a war crimes and mass murderer whose slaughtering babies children’s and mothers and fathers..whose army rapes and bashes women and has just chemically bombed 90 percent of Syria …if you love him so much what are you waiting for go back to Syria oh wait his destroyed most of it..wake up stop supporting someone who will gladly kill you and your families!!

  • wolfe sharp

    With cymbals clashing and drums beating, one wonders what all these fervent people are doing here in Australia. Surely if Syria is their nation, Assad their leader, and Hizbollah leader Nasrullah their idol, they should be rushing to join the fray in Syria. I for one wish them well on that journey.