Syrian Uprising

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People of Syria certainly do need this uprising against their authoritarian government but don't deserve all the riots and violence caused by it.





Syrian Revolution, Day of Rage, Damascus, March 15 2011
Syrian Revolution, Day of Rage, Damascus, March 15 2011


Freedom for Syria!
Freedom for Syria!

The people of Syria just want freedom peacefully.
The people of Syria just want freedom peacefully.


Bashar Assad, man they want to overthrow, at 38th anniversary of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War.
Bashar Assad, man they want to overthrow, at 38th anniversary of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War.



People of Syria trying to keep the rallies and protests peaceful.
People of Syria trying to keep the rallies and protests peaceful.
Peaceful anti-Syrian government protesters marching streets holding peace signs up.
Peaceful anti-Syrian government protesters marching streets holding peace signs up.



Syrian government sends tanks into cities to quell pro-democracy protests
Syrian government sends tanks into cities to quell pro-democracy protests



Peace doesn't last long, 2 weeks after Day of Rage, Man reacts to brother's condition after violence in a security force and regime group fight.
Peace doesn't last long, 2 weeks after Day of Rage, Man reacts to brother's condition after violence in a security force and regime group fight.
Days after Day of Rage cars already being bombed.
Days after Day of Rage cars already being bombed.





Funeral of boy killed in a riot; crowd carries him to his burial grounds.
Funeral of boy killed in a riot; crowd carries him to his burial grounds.


Mass funeral for 44 people killed during twin suicide bombings targeting intelligency agency.
Mass funeral for 44 people killed during twin suicide bombings targeting intelligency agency.

Syrians mourn after bombardment mortars and missiles at a mass funeral projection in central Syria.
Syrians mourn after bombardment mortars and missiles at a mass funeral projection in central Syria.
People burn portraits of President Bashar Assad during a demonstration against his regime.
People burn portraits of President Bashar Assad during a demonstration against his regime.

Soldiers of Syria hold Syrian flag after joining rebels in central Syria.
Soldiers of Syria hold Syrian flag after joining rebels in central Syria.













Boy passes by Syria government soldiers who retook the area from rebels in late January 2012.
Boy passes by Syria government soldiers who retook the area from rebels in late January 2012.
Pipeline fire after it had been shelled for 12 days by a regime group.
Pipeline fire after it had been shelled for 12 days by a regime group.



Boy mourns father who was killed by a Syrian sniper.
Boy mourns father who was killed by a Syrian sniper.

Boy badly hurt during fight between security forces and regime soldiers.
Boy badly hurt during fight between security forces and regime soldiers.


The effects of the Revolution from March 16, 2011 still going May, 2012. Activists regret peace turned to violence.
The effects of the Revolution from March 16, 2011 still going May, 2012. Activists regret peace turned to violence.



Syrian child holding sign during an anti-rigme demonstration.
Syrian child holding sign during an anti-rigme demonstration.
American Muslims protest for Syria outside the White House.
American Muslims protest for Syria outside the White House.