They also contrasted the toll of hurricane Sandy in the US with that of the 19-month uprising, using the name of Assad’s mother, with a sign reading: “Sandy: 90 victims - Anissa: 40,000 victims”.
. . . Other slogans referred to recent statements by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who has denounced the rise of extremism in Syria, accusing the Islamists of “hijacking” the uprising.
“Clinton: our radicalism, if it exists, is the result of your lies,” read one sign carried at a protest in the town of Hass in Idlib, as seen in video posted by activists on the Internet.
Meanwhile, Syria’s main anti-regime group has accused the US of undermining the country’s revolt by seeking an opposition overhaul.
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