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Syrian Uprising - 1 Year In Numbers

SYRIAN UPRISING 1 YEAR IN NUMBERS March 2011-ongoing On a wall in the town of Daraa in the south of a corrupt and totalitarian Syria, 15 kids wrote these words: THE PEOPLE WANT THE REGIME TO FALI- Under the order of the government, these children (all under 17) were thrown in jail, stunning the town and country. Suddenly Syria got its first strong taste of rebellion in the Arab Spring. On March 15, 2011, simultaneous demonstrations took place in major cities across Syria calling for an end to this regime. One year later, these are the numbers... 446 tortured to death "The family of Hamza Ali al-Khateeb, a 13-year-old Syrian boy tortured and mutilated by President Bashar Assad's forces, has posted a video of his corpse online that shows cuts, gashes..burns..bullet wounds..jaw and kneecaps shattered..and his penis chopped off." - NY Times 676 802 women killed children killed "Zainab had been decapitated, her "Syrian security forces have killed, arrested, and tortured children in their homes, their schools, or on the streets. In many cases, arms cut off, and skin removed." - Amnesty International 9,000+ security forces have targeted children just as they have targeted adults." Human Rights Watch civilians killed "more than 9,000 civilians have been killed in the Syrian government's yearlong assault" - United Nations 11,297 total killed 28,905 refugeed "Despite freezing rains, snowdrifts and a heavy deployment of Syrian troops near the borders, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan have registered around 20,000 refugees." - Reuters 35,000+ injured 65,000+ missing "Jaban's left leg was severed near his pelvis and his right leg just below the knee." - Reuters "Hour by hour, peaceful protesters are plucked from crowds by Syria's infamously brutal security forces, never to be seen again" - Avaaz 212,000 incarcerated "Many of whom were beaten and tortured." - Avaaz Sources: United Nations, Amnesty International, Strategic Research & Communication Centre, New York Times, Human Rights Watch, Reuters, Wikipedia, Avaaz. Hardcore4Syria is an online media awareness project established to support the humanitarian crisis in Syria. We are appalled and horrified by the unacceptable news we hear out of Syria. (HXC SYRIA HARDCORE4SYRIA.COM

Syrian Uprising - 1 Year In Numbers

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Over 9,000 civilians killed including 802 children, 446 tortured and 65,000+ missing. These are just some of the statistics marking 1 year of Syrian uprising against the al-Asaad regime.






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