Monitor to Syrian protesters: We don't aim to topple Assad.
BEIRUT - An Arab League
angry crowd in Syria that his team's
was only to
observe, not to help them remove the president they have
been rebelling against for nine months, live video on Al
Jazeera showed on Friday.
"Our goal is to observe...it is not to remove the
president, our aim is to
Syria to peace and security," he said,
speaking over a loudspeaker from a podium at a mosque
protesters in the Damascus suburb of Douma.
But the observer, who did not give his name, said he
promised to convey the protesters' sufferings.
"From what I have heard there is blood being shed," he
said. "That is for sure."