YouTube clip said to be taken in Garden Palace area of Aleppo on 9 July showing crowds calling for the end of the siege.
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Aleppo residents call for lifting of Syrian rebel siege

Dozens of Syrians in Aleppo have staged protests against a rebel siege of government-held areas in the city, residents have said.

Rebels stopped supplies from entering western parts of the city in a bid to weaken the supply routes for President Bashar al-Assad's forces, they add.

They say the blockade has led to severe food and medicine shortages.

Emily Thomas reports.

  • 11 Jul 2013