Islam Times 26 Feb 2021 022021000000Fri, 26 Feb 2021 02:21:24 -0500 2:21 https://www.islamtimes.org/en/news/918391/syrians-protest-against-us-backed-qsd-militia-in-raqqa-countryside -------------------------------------------------- Title : Syrians Protest against US-Backed QSD Militia in Raqqa Countryside -------------------------------------------------- Islam Times - Residents of Shannan village in Syria’s eastern Raqqa countryside took to the streets in protest against the ill-practices of US-backed QSD militia. Text : The demonstrators also condemned the plundering of the Syrian oil resources by the group in the al-Jazeera region and kidnaping of young men for forcing them to fight in their ranks. In response to QSD militia s criminal practices against people and looting of the natural resources in their area, scores of the people from al-Shannan village held the rally, calling for end of the crimes by the militia, local sources told SANA on Thursday. The protesters cut off the main roads amid a public strike and closure of the markets. The areas of Raqqa, Hasaka and Deir Ez-Zur countryside witness regular demonstrations in protest against QSD gunmen and their crimes, as well the presence of US occupation troops.