Two hundred Baathists resign in Syria’s Deraa

AMMAN, (Reuters) – Two hundred members of Syria’s  ruling Baath Party from the province of Deraa and surrounding  regions resigned today in protest against an attack by  security forces on the southern city.
“In view of the negative stance taken by the leadership of  the Arab Socialist Baath Party towards the events in Syria and  in Deraa, and after the death of hundreds and the wounding of  thousands at the hands of the various security forces, we submit  our collective resignation,” said a declaration signed by the  officials.

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