Syrian protest in pro-regime city of Latakia calls for execution of President Assad’s cousin

Rare protests in the Syrian government stronghold of Latakia, President Assad’s hometown, have taken place, calling for the execution of the President’s cousin.

Details of the incident vary, but according to the British based Syrian Observatory for Human rights and supporters of President Al Assad on social media, Suleiman al-Assad allegedly gunned down Colonel al-Sheikh, a prominent member of the Alawite community, over a road rage incident.