Year one of the Syrian Revolution- A Timeline


This is a timeline of year one of the Syrian revolution. Many thanks to Iyad el-Baghdadi and Syria Deeply

Feb 2, 2011: Twenty Syrians hold a candlelight vigil for Egypt’s revolution. They’re attacked & beaten up by thugs.

Feb 15, 2011: Teen blogger Tal al Mallouhi sentenced to 5 years in prison for “espionage” in closed hearing.

Feb 17, 2011: Small protest in Syria shows people are fed up and ripe for revolution. 

Feb 20, 2011: Blogger Ahmad Abulkheir arrested for praising Tunisian revolution and posting anti-censorship information.

Feb 23, 2011: Rally in solidarity with Libya is violently dispersed.

Mar 6, 2011: Libyan rebels shoot down two Gaddafi fighter jets. Pilots had Syrian passports.

Mar 15, 2011: Having designated this day as a day of protests, many rallies across Syria: Damascus, Aleppo, Daraa, Homs, Banyas.

Mar 18, 2011: Violent clamp down leads protests to spread & escalate across the…

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