05.02.2011 01.Adar l, 5771
Will protests in Syria come next?
A Facebook campaign titled "Syrian Day of Rage" tries to shake Syrian President Assad's throne, but prospects of success seem slim.
Anonymous calls for a "Syrian Day of Rage" are circulating in social network Internet sites, apparently attempting to destabilize the regime of Bashar Assad, arguably the most impermeable autocracy in the Middle East.
The Day of Rage, scheduled to begin following Friday prayers on February 4 and run into Saturday, has been called in all cities in Syria and in front of Syrian embassies in Canada, the United States, and several European countries. Inspired by mass protests in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, organizers have used Facebook and Twitter to mobilize crowds….