The court yard of al-Omari mosque is seen empty, where protesters had been holed up earlier and where most of Wednesday's fighting occurred, in the southern city of Daraa, Syria, on Thursday March 24,... more 
The court yard of al-Omari mosque is seen empty, where protesters had been holed up earlier and where most of Wednesday's fighting occurred, in the southern city of Daraa, Syria, on Thursday March 24, 2011. Thousands called for liberty Thursday in the southern Syrian city of Daraa, defying a deadly government crackdown as they took to the streets in funeral marches for protesters killed by police gunfire, an activist said. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Hussein Malla
Thu, Mar 24, 2011 8:48 PM EDT