State of Emergency


The Arab Epic Reaches Syria

The epic battle between regime security and citizen rights that has characterized the modern Arab world for three long and weary generations enters its most important phase in Syria in

Syria’s exiled MB offshoot calls on Syrians to stand united and undeterred

Syria's exiled Muslim Brotherhood offshoot called on Syrians to take to the streets to demand freedom.

Who is who in Syrian opposition?

A summary of the opposition groups and their power in Syria which has been ruled by the Baath Party for 48 years.

Syrian Mourners Targeted During Funeral Processions

Massacres in Syria continued following the regimes allegations of dropping the 50 year emergency law and security forces have continued to round up dissidents protesting against the regime.

Good Friday turns Bloody as Syrian regime engages in largest Massacre

Syria witnessed its bloodiest days on Friday since the people began protesting against the Syrian regime and against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.

Amnesty reports: Scores killed in Syria as Great Friday Protests are attacked

At least 75 people have been killed in Syria during mass protests, local human rights activists told Amnesty International, as the government launched its deadliest crackdown yet on demonstrators calling

Syria lifts Emergency law, State Security Court and approves the right to demonstrate

The Syrian government on Tuesday approved a drafted law for ending the State of Emergency enforced since 1963.

Interim Constitution declares Egypt a democratic state

Egypt’s military rulers issued today an interim constitution expected to regulate the country’s political transitional period.

Law passed criminalising Protests and demonstrations

A new law has been passed Wednesday, by the Egyptian government deeming all protests and strikes illegal.

Tahrir Protests Attacked by Thugs

Tahrir Square witnessed clashes on Tuesday and Wednesday as angry groups clashed with sit-in protesters in an attempt to drive them from the square.