The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Rejecting of wheat price decision | Angry protests staged in towns in western countryside of Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor province: Dozens of farmers gathered in front of the Agricultural Community Development Company building in Al-Maaamel area, north of Deir Ezzor city, in protest against the latest wheat price issued by the “Autonomous Administration”, which was set at only 31 cents, what provoked popular discontent within areas under its control. Some farmers also to withdrew their trucks from the wheat crop, which were waiting in lines to sell it. Al-Boumsaah and Al-Saawah towns in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor witnessed protests by the residents, rejecting the decision and the wheat price for this year, 2024.