An Explaination of the Crisis in Syria

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What is the Syrian Crisis or Syrian Civil War? Syrian Civil War is a known topic by everybody. The Syrian Civil War is an ongoing armed struggle between forces loyal to the Syrian Baath government and these seeking to oust it. The protests began on March 15, 2011 and, have spread worldwide in April 2011. These protests are known as the Arab Spring. Protesters demanded the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad, whose family has held the presidency in Syria since 1971, as well as the end of Baath Party rule, which began in 1963. In April 2011, the Syrian Army was deployed to quell the uprising and soldiers fired on demonstrators across the country. After months of military sieges, the protests evolved into an armed rebellion. Hezbollah entered the war in support of the Syrian Army, in 2013. The Syrian government is further upheld by military support from Russia and Iran, while Qatar and Saudi Arabia transfer weapons to the rebels. In this war the country has received a lot of help. In this war were used improved weapons and tactics. Also, there are two parties. These parties are Syrian government affiliated parties and opposition affiliated parties. At the end of the war there has been a change in this country. There was various sectarianism and minorities. These minorities are Syrian Turkmens. As the protracted civil war continues in Syria, it becomes increasing clear that dictator Bashar al-Assad’s days are numbered. The July 18 suicide bombing attack in Damascus that killed key figures within the regime’s inner circle, including Assad’s Defence Minister, his brother-in-law, and the head of his crisis management team were a serious internal blow to the regime. Fighting in the once untouchable capital has reportedly forced ... ... middle of paper ... .... In this war, had many effects. Especially, deaths, refugees, human rights violations, economy, and crime wave. British Colonel and Military Intelligence Richard Kemp, has pointed out because of the attacks the number of civilians who died in Syria, this year has found lost their lives in the last few weeks. According to various human rights organizations and United Nations, human rights violations have been committed by both the government and the rebels. UN investigations have concluded that the government's abuses are the greatest in both gravity and scale. U.N. commission investigating human rights abuses in Syria. By July 2013, the Syrian economy has shrunk 45 percent since the start of the conflict. Unemployment increased fivefold, the value of the Syrian currency decreased to one-sixth its pre-war value, and the public sector lost 15 billion US dollars.

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