Syrian Uprising

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  • Six killed in Midnight Mosque Attack

    Six killed in Midnight Mosque Attack
    At least six people were killed by Syrian forces in an attack on the mosque in the southern city of Deraa. Before the attack began, telephones and other electric supplies were cut off and it wasn't confirmed on whether protesters had weapons or not. The attack occurred a day after the UN office for human rights said the authorities "need to put an immediate halt to the excessive use of force against peaceful protesters, especially the use of live ammunition".
  • Protesters under fire from Syrian security forces

    Protesters under fire from Syrian security forces
    Securtity forces fire at a group of 4,000 protesters in Syrian City of Deraa. More than 150 people have been killed in the last 11 days as the President is expected to deliver a speech within days. The government has pledged to lift an old emergency law that limits the people rights to demonstrate.
  • Anti-Government demonstrations end with at least 20 killed

    Anti-Government demonstrations end with at least 20 killed
    Anit-Government demonstrations continue to be spread throughout Syria. 22 people were reported killed Deraa as ambulance couldn't make it to the scene due to the open fire on thousands of protesters brought upon by the Security Forces. Protesters are demanding Bashar Al-Assad to step down as ruler.
  • Syrian Soldiers shot by Security Forces

    Syrian Soldiers shot by Security Forces
    After refusing to fire at protesters, Syrian soldiers were shot at by security forces as anti-government demonstrations continue to grow out of control. Witnesses said that soldiers refused to fire after moving into Banias as an intense protest was soon to begin. Activists said that not all soldiers that were killed or injured were shot after refusing to fire.
  • Bashar Al-Assad promises reform as Syrian Protests continue

    Bashar Al-Assad promises reform as Syrian Protests continue
    Sryian President Al-Assad has promised to end 48 years of emergency law and other reforms. He stated in his speech that restrictions would be lifted by the end of the week as Syrian movement continued to spread on Damascus areas from surrounding areas. Protesters believed that the President's move was too late. They also have demanded an end to emergency laws and othe freedoms, but have also demanded for an end to abuses by security forces and the release of all political prisoners