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Syria: Protesting for the Future of Children

This post is part of our special coverage Syria Protests 2011 and Global Development 2011.

Syria's youngest victims are speaking out in a series of heart wrenching videos which are surfacing on YouTube, detailing the horrors they and their family members have faced in days and nights of their country's revolution against Bashar Al Assad's regime. Today's Friday protests are dedicated to Syrian children and their future.

On Twitter, @RevolutionSyria notes:

Even the kids in #Syria are not afraid of #Bashars tanks. It takes more than courage or bravery to do such a… http://fb.me/12T47y0Ml

The link to the video , by fnnsyria, shows children in Baniyas standing in front of armoured vehicles, Shots can be heard in the background:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taeS_UX_PsY

This video, uploaded by Syriaandsyria, shows children talking about their tragedies and suffering during the revolution. English subtitles are available:

In this video, by kurdishsyrian, many children are seen in a protest chanting: “Syria! Freedom!” They also urge Syrians to stand up for them and protest against Assad's regime:

This post is part of our special coverage Syria Protests 2011 and Global Development 2011.

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