The Events Of The Arab Spring Act

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The 2011 Arab Spring act started in Egypt and Tunisia, which later inspired Syrian’s to take to the streets and demonstrate against Assad. Syrians all over voiced their unhappiness with the stagnant political process and were advocating for new democratic reforms. A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster is what we call a Refugee, but with the current war on Terrorism/ISIS it is hard to distinguish whether they are really refugees or working with ISIS. More than four million refugees of the Syrian Civil war have fled Syria, and left to neighboring countries such as Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey, and some even ended up in the Persian Gulf, Europe, and North Africa. The…show more content…
The movement began as a peaceful demonstration but eventually outside forces joined and began to use this movement for other purposes - mainly violent ones. The protests turned into massive ones around March of the same year and thousands of people took the streets of Syria in peaceful protests. Later in April 2011, the Syrian government has decided to send out the military to subdue the protests. Opposition groups began to arm themselves and fight back after this, and they were aided by the Syrian military members who joined them as well. The government was not happy about these protests and they responded with extreme measures such as torturing and killing protesters, kidnapping, and mistreatment. The government troops opened fire on civilians and the civilians fired back in response to this. The result of this was the Syrian army quickly turning this to an armed conflict. Daily, terrorist groups sabotage innocents, blow up buildings/infrastructure, bomb roads, and murder civilians in mass scales. Many communities are destroyed and terrorized, families are displaced and broke apart, and people are being murdered on the streets - security officials and civilians. These evil acts are being put through by the Free Syrian Army, as well as some ISIS overlap. With the continuous bombings, deaths, and uncertainty in these Syrian civilians lives, many
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