Protests and Violence Rock Syria

About a week ago in the southern town of Daraa, twenty youths were arrested for writing graffiti on the walls. But this wasn’t just any old tag. This was a list of grievances. A call for more freedoms and less governmental interference. Almost as quickly as these kids were silenced, protesters rose up to defend them. Outlawed in 1963, protests are extremely rare in the heavily-controlled country. Read More Protests and Violence Rock Syria