Conflict & Justice

Protests leave several dead in Syria

Sunday, clashes between security forces and demonstrators in the city of Homs left at least seven people dead. Monday, thousands attended the funerals. Walid Saffour is the president of the Syrian Human Rights Committee, based in London.

Conflict & Justice

Syria protests continue

Thousands of Syrians demonstrated today against Bashar Assad's authoritarian regime. On Tuesday, security forces in Homs opened fire with live ammunition on hundreds of anti-government demonstrators. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with one of the protesters.

Conflict & Justice

On the ground in Syria

Tens of thousands of Syrians took to the streets today to protest their government. Security forces opened fire on demonstrators in several cities. There are reports of at least 40 deaths. Anchor Lisa Mullins spoke to one protester in the city of Homs.

Conflict & Justice

Syria Continues to Crush Protests

As Syrian forces continue their operation to crush protests against the government, the UN secretary general, Ban ki-Moon has called on President Assad to heed calls for reform before it is too late. Ben Gilbert has been speaking with residents of Homs.