IN PHOTOS: Israeli Druze Rally in Support of Syria's Assad

Hundreds of Druze gathered in the Golan village of Buq'ata to express support for Syrian President Bashar Assad. Haaretz photographer Ofer Vaknin was there to document.

Ofer Vaknin
Israeli Druze sit next to a Syrian flag in the village of Buq'ata, February 14, 2016.
Israeli Druze sit next to a Syrian flag in the village of Buq'ata, February 14, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
An Israeli Druze boy wears a military uniform at a protest in solidarity with Syrian Druze and in support of Bashar Assad, February 14, 2016.
An Israeli Druze boy wears a military uniform at a protest in solidarity with Syrian Druze and in support of Bashar Assad, February 14, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016. Credit: Ofer Vaknin
An Israeli Druze boy holds up a poster of Syria's President Bashar Assad at a rally in support of the Syrian Druze community, February 14, 2016.
An Israeli Druze boy holds up a poster of Syria's President Bashar Assad at a rally in support of the Syrian Druze community, February 14, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Israeli Druze hold up a picture of Bashar Assad at a protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.
Israeli Druze hold up a picture of Bashar Assad at a protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Israeli Druze hold a Syrian flag at a protest in solidarity with the Syrian Druze community, February 14, 2016.
Israeli Druze hold a Syrian flag at a protest in solidarity with the Syrian Druze community, February 14, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with their brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
An Israeli Druze walks past Syrian flags and a picture of Bashar Assad at a protest in solidarity with the Syrian Druze community, February 14, 2016.
An Israeli Druze walks past Syrian flags and a picture of Bashar Assad at a protest in solidarity with the Syrian Druze community, February 14, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016.
Israeli Druze protest in solidarity with brethren in Syria, February 14, 2016. Credit: Ofer Vaknin

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