July 4, 2011
In recent months, relatively small demonstrations in Syria have developed into widespread mass protests. On 14 May, a devastating security operation began in Tell Kalakh, a town in the western governo...
June 21, 2011
Protesters detained after calling for reform in Syria remain in detention despite two government "general amnesties".
June 10, 2011
Syria Must Protect Children in Protests, Amid New Reports of Brutal Deaths, Says Amnesty International
Amnesty International called on Syrian authorities today to protect child protesters as new video evidence showed the bodies of young people who had been tortured and killed.
June 9, 2011
A former member of the Republican Guard has told Amnesty International that he and other soldiers were ordered to open fire on unarmed pro-reform demonstrators.