The Guilfordian

International sanctions increase pressure on Syria

Keyla Beebe, Staff Writer

January 27, 2012

In March 2011, the people of Syria began peacefully protesting President Bashar Al-Assad’s brutal and oppressive rule. Ten months, 5,000 dead civilians and over 14,000 detainees later, the people of Syria are still uprising against Assad’s regime. The protests were met with force by Assad and...