The protests were preceded by a demonstration against the Israeli occupation, organized by the area’s Druze community, who waved Syrian flags and held portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad while standing on the border with Syria.

The Syrian population of the Golan Heights has gathered in the town of Majdal Shams to protest against Israeli policies in the occupied territories, Syria’s SANA news agency reported.

The protesters waved Syrian flags and burnt election ballots that had been distributed by local Israeli authorities.

Political activist and former prisoner Bashar al-Maqt, quoted by PressTV, slammed the elections that were organized by Tel Aviv as legally void and called on international organizations to pressure Israel to abandon its policies in the Golan Heights.

Bashar al-Maqt further vowed to spread the protests to other Syrian communities in the Golan Heights.

The protests in Majdal Shams took place two weeks after a demonstration by the Golan’s Druze community, who waved Syrian flags and set up portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad along the border with the Arab Republic.

The Golan Heights was seized by Israel from Syria during the Six-Day War in 1967.

For a long time the territory was governed by an Israeli military administration, but in 1981 Tel Aviv extended the jurisdiction of its laws to the territory and established a civil administration.

The move was condemned by the UN Security Council as illegal from the point of international law.

Israel justified its move as aimed at safeguarding its borders from aggressive military acts.

 

 

Source: Sputnik

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sweet robert
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Zionists are above the international law but Druze are not taking it laying down. Rebels,Rebels where are the Rebels. Please rebels come from all corners of the earth, and bring Nato countries and their weapons and do not forget to bring all those reporters from MSN agencies.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Amusing : Sputnik Russian) relays PressTV (Iranian propaganda agency)… And they don’t even know that there are no election organised by Tel-Aviv since Knesset+govt. are in Jerusalem since 1949.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

It’s very amusing that PressTV says nothing about the nationwide truck-drivers strikes lasting for 2 months in Iran, the steel-workers not paid for 5-6 months…/…

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

…/… or the infamous Basij having tortured environmentalists to death after they highlighted how serious the water-crisis is hitting Iran…

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Not speaking about the 30k deaths happening on Iranian roads every year which is tenfold what you have in a civilised country…

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

PressTV shouldlearn about the Mote and the Beam…
https://tinyurl.com/k5u8edk

joseph
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joseph

your good friends overthrew the democratic elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh and reinstalled your criminal murderous puppet the shah btw how are the white helmets doing?

Byzantium
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Byzantium

Doushbag, you must have daily wet dreams about Iran, you should seek medical help for your condition.

Amos Yee
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Amos Yee

He is just a sick Jewish propagandist. Do not reply to him. Just thumb him down and do not read 🙂

aaa
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aaa

jews stink.

PELON
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PELON

THOSE PEOPLE DONT WANT TO BE PART OF THE CRIMINAL REGIME OF ISIS-RAHELL

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Diego Prendergast

The Golan must return to it’s people. If the Druz can get along with the Patry of God it would be easy.

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Nestor Arapa

Eso se llama patriotismo…

FairsFair
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FairsFair

Also, people in general don’t like being dictated to by foreign occupiers.

THOR
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THOR

Welcome back Golan Heights!!

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

This is what we call patriotic people.

Peter Lama
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Peter Lama

He is a zinus Jewish slave

Peter Lama
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Peter Lama

Hariri must comply with his Zionist Jewish Masters!