The Syrian Revolution: A One Year Summary

This is a translation of a factsheet written in Arabic by our friends from Cyprus to commemorate the one year anniversary of the start of the Syrian revolution. Thanks for their idea and information.

Tuesday, 15 March 2011: In an unprecedented move in defiance of President Bashar al Assad, a small demonstration took place in the capital Damascus following calls by activists on Facebook to demand an end to oppression, corruption and suppression of freedoms. Protests emerged against President Bashar Assad and his despotic family, which has been controlling power since 1971 as well as against the despotic Baath Party and the emergency laws it ruled with since 1963.

استمر في القراءة