Video – General Strike in central Damascus, Syria

In central Damascus, a general strike follows 5 days of shelling on the city by the Assad regime. Even most shops in Souk al Hamidiye, the major market in Damascus, were closed. Business owners take a big risk by closing shop because shabihah mark & raid shops that go on strike. The business community is withdrawing its support from the Assad regime, who have totally bankrupted essentially every industry of the Syrian economy.

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