Saturday, June 12

Palestinian citizen announces hunger strike in protest against US, Turkish violations of Syrian territories

Damascus, Palestinian citizen, Ahmed Jibril Faris Jibril, announced on Thursday a hunger strike before the office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in al-Mazzeh neighborhood in Damascus.

The step comes in protest against the US and Turkish continued occupation of Syrian territory and looting the natural resources.

Jibril said in a statement to SANA reporter that his several-day hunger strike comes in rejection of the US and Turkish occupation of Syrian lands and in protest against the theft of natural resources.

“Syria has suffered for ten years from grave Western violations of Syrian sovereignty and flagrant aggressions on its lands that aimed at targeting resilience of the Syrian people,” Jibril added.

Source: Syria Arab News Agency