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Conflict In Syria

from BBC News

Syria: The story of the conflict

BBC News: The Story of the Syrian Conflict. Pro-democracy protests erupted in March 2011 in the southern city of Deraa after the arrest and torture of some teenagers who painted revolutionary slogans on a school wall. After security forces opened fire on demonstrators, killing several, more took to the streets.

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from BuzzFeed

These Are The Most Powerful Photographs Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis In 2015

With the Syrian conflict showing no sign of ending, we look back on the risky journeys men and women fleeing the country have taken this year.

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Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria and Regional Secretary of the Syrian-led branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party. His father Hafez al-Assad ruled Syria for 29 years until his death in 2000.

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A man runs carrying a toddler as children weep during fighting in the Bab Tudmor neighborhood of the restive city of Homs, some 160kms north of the Syrian capital Damascus on February 25, 2012.

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from The Inspiration Room

UNICEF Photo of the Year 2013 Features Syrian Girl

Niclas Hammarstrom photographed his series from October 2012 to January 2013 in Aleppo (Syria)

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Syria's 'truly shocking' death toll passes 60,000

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