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Gunfire and panic on Syrian street in Deraa

Reports from Syria suggest small anti-government protests are continuing around the country despite a government crackdown.

Hundreds of women have demonstrated in the southern city of Deraa, where the protests began six weeks ago, despite continued gunfire there.

They demanded the end of a government assault on the city.

The BBC's Humphrey Hawksley reports.

The BBC cannot independently verify the authenticity of this footage

  • 27 Apr 2011
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