· July, 2011

Stories about Syria from July, 2011

Syria: Bloggers Rally for Anas Maarawi

  9 July 2011

Anas Maarawi is the latest Syrian blogger to have been imprisoned. He was detained on Friday July 1, 2011, in his neighborhood of Kafarsouseh in Damascus, and nothing has been heard of him since. Bloggers are rallying for his release.

Syria: Did Man Film Himself Getting Shot by Sniper?

  5 July 2011

The citizen video posted by user syria7ra on YouTube has both press and netizens wondering about the authenticity of the images, where it seems that a citizen journalist who was recording disturbances in Syria caught the moment of his death on film.