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Anniversary of Start of Protests in Syria – 15 March 2011

March 15, 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 is recognized as the start of peaceful protests in Syria against the Assad Regime. Protesters were met by violence and arrests from the government. The date has been dubbed the “Day of Rage” by activists. Read more about that day HERE
Larger protests began several days later on Friday, March 18th, in what would become a weekly ritual of Friday protests for Syrians across the country. These and most subsequent protests faced increasingly violent government crackdowns. Read more HERE


March 15, 2016
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