Syrian Revolutionary Youth: We are the Children of this Earth
At a protest in Rukn al-Din, Syrian Revolutionary Youth carry a sign with a famous line of Arabic poetry, affirming that Syria is home, and its people will not leave it.
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Occurrence Date: 2013-03-17
Online Availability Date: 2013-06-02
Location: Damascus - Rukn al-Din
Address: Rukn al-Din, Damascus SY
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