Economic roots of the protests, the Syrian
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Economic roots of the protests, the Syrian

Damascus : Syria | May 17, 2011 at 9:57 PM PDT
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Small protests have erupted in the Old City of Damascus

Under the clamor of political moment experienced by Syria, and noise, blur the media and analysts and experts, the economic roots of the «revolution» in the real countryside. Away from the «Islamization» move and «Americanization» protesters, which is a possibility and is present, there is anger more fundamental than political slogans, is linked to deprivation, unemployment and hunger among the rural grass-roots groups in particular. There is real anger of Syria were cheering the first spark of a shield, and always, and to Moadamieh Darya and Sakba, all of which are rural areas, in customs and composition and its economy. Workers and owners of land and property, are deprived of their land investment, perhaps because the laws did not provide remedies, or perhaps because of the interests of corrupt venal, or whales invested. Dara and irrigation ... Said a lot about the shield in the Syrian street. The bulk of the cast faces «Error Dara» all on the shoulders of the President of the Security Branch of the former political Atef Naguib, Naseeb President al-Assad. And some of them not only to the decision being sacked and replaced, but even demanding his execution.

In addition to the difficulty in obtaining building permits, and housing problems. Which took the character cries «service center and functionally» reflected the corruption of the state and the security force grip on the lives of people especially in the Duma, and in the Damascus countryside in general. Some say: «no longer want to ask the Office of Security agreed to set up a wedding party». Some of them complain that: «in order to get a building permit, would have to pay three times the amount, between bribery, blackmail and quotas». Daria and «Lands» ...The sisters have always been a shield, Darya and Moadamieh suffer from the symptoms of disease Syrian countryside. Despite the different reason, according to the province, People's Valodja also stems from denying people the right to exploit land. This was expressed by her son, Mustafa said in an interview with the «Ambassador» at the entrance to Moadamieh. This is what tells him houses Darya and Moadamieh slums among the many fields.Daria and restaurants to antique lane Damascus, migrates «Abraham» Joulani daily to work as a waiter, the lack of other employment opportunities. And also from his home in Darya migrates «name», winner of the Career Assistant Engineer, to work in the same restaurant and explains from Bab Touma «No jobs only here, although I am against the terrorists, I hope to turn this cry to improve and open the opportunities ahead of us, can not deny We are suffering from the problem of jobs ».

Daria raised their demands to the leaders of high office in the army. In a paper headnotes demands for political reforms like the emergency and others, but the basic demands of predominantly take the character and functional component service center. Of those items, for example: «the law of acquisition of new, lift the ban on land near the airport, the selection of staff and officials from all segments of society, the amendment to the Law« Lands »associated lands prepared for the building and not subject to the hegemony of the state. Change the economic policy of symposiums to research and double-checked to the problem of permanent economic Syria, Dr. Munir Ahamc gained the ability to tailor the problem and put forward a solution. Speaking with the «Ambassador» Ahamc explained that what is happening in Syria is «real suffering of the aspects of living due to economic policies adopted» and display the reality of what is seen in the town of «Sakba» which will last a day in protest.Ahamc say that the removal of all economic policies created by the previous phase, will remove its implications. And the solution starts unearthing and undone. Reform policy of distributing wealth, and redistribute power so that contributes to people affected by and take a right. Reduction of economic openness. «Sakba» Turkish furniture you want to drop presents Dr Munir, the story of the «Sakba» as an economic model for search. Experiencing Sakba Damascus, daily protests did not stop. This area suffers from poverty, unemployment and deprivation. Its people most of whom had worked in the furniture industry and furniture. Thanks to the policy of economic openness, entered the Turkish industries, Chinese and Malaysian. Wiping the furniture market Alsagbawip.And hit the sector, which feed on it dozens of families. Closed shops carpenters, and the decline of their work is limited to repairs or small workshops, and some of them «Diving» in unemployment.Income poverty to their homes.Since the outbreak of the first cry, his office became a reception center parents protesters. Encounter on the door I'm from Syria and Qamishli Homs and Moadamieh, comes to meet «sovereignty» hours of the night until the first destination of wholesale and retail. He heard them, get angry with them, and then when she asks him to say: «We have sinned against, we are wrong here and here», but since the first moment sends messages at the highest levels of «our feet will crush the heads of Americans». Raise the tone anger, much lines of his eyes and says, «is not the oppressed will not tolerate him in stages if the governor, because he wants the job and the right condyle.Processing errors security stoked the fire of heartburn people from corruption. The suffering of the people that the joints of the correlation between the state and society is corrupt .

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Shaziakhan is based in Kahror Pakka, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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