""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
Syrian security forces have reportedly opening fire on mourners attending funerals for scores of people killed during the latest anti-government
Thousands of people are expected to join anti-government rallies in Syria again as funerals take place for scores of pro-democracy campaigners
At least 88 people have been killed in the latest protests in Syria says human rights organisation Sawasiah.
The biggest demonstrations to date in
Syrian security forces have clamped down hard on some of the biggest demonstrations to date in the protests that have swept the country since March
Syrian pro-democracy campaigners have called today “Great Friday” and great have been their numbers across the country.
Thousands of people have
Several thousands of people have reportedly taken to the streets across Syria in one of the biggest pro-democracy protests, dubbed “Great
Good Friday has been rebaptised “Great Friday” by Syrian activists who, via social internet networks, are calling for a united front of protests
In Syria President Bashar al-Assad has ratified a law to end 48 years of emergency rule. State television reported the president had signed the
Defiant protesters in Syria have continued their calls for President Assad to go despite his lifting of a decades long emergency rule.
The Syrian government under President Assad has passed a bill lifting the country’s longstanding state of emergency, according to the official state
Human rights groups say Syrian security forces used “heavy fire” against anti-government protesters in the city of Homs overnight. Amateur film
Human rights groups say Syrian security forces used “heavy fire” against anti-government protesters in the city of Homs overnight. Amateur video
Human rights campaigners say Syrian security forces killed at least seven people on Sunday during anti-government protests in the city of Homs.
Thousands of Syrians turned out yesterday to mourn yet another victim of the clashes between pro-democracy protesters and security forces.
Syria’s decades old state of emergency will be lifted by the end of next week. President Bashar Al-Assad made the televised announcement in a speech
Protests broke out in towns and cities across Syria as people took to the streets to demand greater freedoms.
Protests in Syria against President Bashar al-Assad have shown no sign of letting up despite a fierce response from security forces.
A video posted
Thousands of protesters marched in Syria against President Bashar al-Assad’s 11-year-rule on Friday.
Anti-government demonstrations have been held
More than ten thousand protesters took to the streets in Syria on Friday, in continuing protests against the country’s regime.
The Syrian president unveiled a new government on Thursday and released detainees in a bid to quell unprecedented protests which grow daily. Friday