Kurds in Syria
Kurdish inhabited areas are shaded in blue for areas inside Syria and light blue for areas outside the country.Kurds are the largest ethnic minority in Syria, comprising 10 to 15 percent of the countr...
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Qamishli massacre (2004)
The 2004 Qamishli uprising refers to the uprising by Syrian Kurds in the northeastern city of Qamishli in March 2004. The riots started during a chaotic football match, when some fans of the guest tea...
2011 Syrian protests
The Syrian Civil War (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية السورية‎), also known as the Syrian Uprising, is an ongoing armed conflict taking place in Syria. The unrest began in the early spring of 2011 wit...
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Human rights in Syria
The situation for human rights in Syria is considered exceptionally poor among international observers. A state of emergency was in effect from 1963 until April 2011, giving security forces sweeping p...
Human rights in Syria - Wikipedia
Syrian media coverage of the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising
Since the start of the Syrian civil war, both Syrian public-owned and private-owned media has alleged that outlets like Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya, BBC and France 24 are conspiring against the Syrian gove...
Syrian media coverage of the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising - Wikipedia
Local coordination committees of Syria
The Local Coordination Committees of Syria (Arabic: لجان التنسيق المحلية في سوريا‎: LCCSyria or LCCs) are a network of local groups that organise and report on protests as part of the Syrian...
Local coordination committees of Syria - Wikipedia
Mahmoud al-Ayyubi
Mahmoud al-Ayyubi (Arabic: محمود الأيوبي‎) (born 1932) is a Syrian politician who served as Prime Minister of Syria from 21 December 1972 to 7 August 1976 under the presidency of Hafez Al-As...
LGBT rights in Syria
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) persons in Syria face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Same-sex sexual activity is illegal in Syria.Since the outbreak of the Syrian C...
LGBT rights in Syria - Wikipedia