Citizen videos: Syrian uprising, Page 2

Comprehensive showcase of video capturing the protests that have rocked Syria since March.

Demonstration in Syria



April 24 – Mournings and protests continue

At least three people have been killed on Sunday in Jableh, a coastal city in Syria, after security forces opened fire on protesters while laying siege to the city.

Syrian security forces were also deployed to crush protests in the Damascus suburb of Douma.

Human Rights Watch, the New York-based rights watchdog, called on the US and European Union to impose sanctions on Syrian officials responsible for the killing, arbitrary detention and torture of pro-democracy protesters.

Massive mourning/demonstration over those killed on Friday in unidentified city.


Syrian troops shoot at civilians in the middle of the street in Douma.

Peaceful protesters are shot at by security forces near Abbasid Square in the outskirts.

Thousands mourn for those killed in the district of Barzeh.

In a show of religious solidarity, church bells ring as thousands of mourners pass by.

Video allegedly shows security forces working with pro-government armed men – called Shabeeha – a claim the government has been denying.


A gunman on a rooftop shooting at protesters as the city was under siege by the military.

April 23 – Mournings and protests

At least 15 were killed in Deraa on Saturday after security forces opened fire on hundreds mourning the deaths of those killed in protests. Shootings at mourners were reported in many other cities across the country.

Cities across the country shut down public services and businesses as massive mournings were carried out for the around 130 protesters killed on Friday.

Syrian state news named 38 policemen that it said had been injured by “armed groups” on Saturday. It said that the total number of security forces injured since unrest began is 286.

Nasser al-Hariri and Khalil al-Rifaei, independent MPs who represent the city of Deraa, where scores of protesters have been killed, both separately told Al Jazeera on Saturday that they were resigning over the killings of demonstrators.

Rezq Abdulrahman Abazeid, the government-appointed mufti for Deraa, which has been a focal point for pro-democracy protests, also resigned on Saturday in protest at the killing of demonstrators.


Security forces open fire on an unarmed group of protesters.


Gunfire reigns on a crowd mourning over those killed during Friday protests in Douma district.

Close-up of pro-government armed men shooting at unarmed civilians in Douma.


Thousands mourn in Darayyah district.

A large group of pro-government men armed with guns and batons in the streets of Darayyah.

A man is shot as pro-government gunmen open fire on a crowd in the capital.

Mourners march through the streets of Barzeh district.

A large group of women protesting in Barzeh.


Footage shows two children and man allegedly killed during protests.


Video shows thousands of mourners march through the industrial city.


A massive protest in Hama.

April 23 – Jableh

A huge demonstration in the city, which has been besieged by government troops.

April 22 – “Great Friday”

At least 130 people have been killed by Syrian security forces as demonstrations rocked the country on what activists have dubbed “Great Friday”.

Cities and towns with reported protests on Friday include: Damascus, Homs, Hama, Lattakia, Tartous, Barzeh, Al Kiswah, Deraa, Baida, Baniyas, Jableh, Al Tabaqa, Al Til, Al Qamishli, Hasakah, Arabeen,  Deir al Zor, Tadmur, Abu Kamal, Salmiyah, Tilbisa, Edlib.


Police open fire on protesters, killing at least four people in the city.


Thousands marching in Homs.

Security forces reportedly shot an ambulance driver as he was driving a wounded protester to a hospital.



Troops firing at peaceful protesters in the city.

More of security forces shooting at protesters.

A massive demonstration in Harat Saraya district.


Large demonstration in the district of Qitnah.


Tens of thousands demonstrating in Zamlaka district.

Large protest at Al Hosn mosque in Al Meedan district – in the centre of Damascus.

Inside the mosque.

Hundreds march in Qabun district.

Massive protest in the district of Douma.

Security forces open fire on peaceful protesters in Douma.



More than 10,000 protesters in the city of Nawa in Deraa.

High view of a massive protest in Deraa.


Security forces open fire on protesters in the city of Izraa in Deraa.


Thousands of protesters in Nawa.

Tens of thousands of protesters march.

More of the march.

A protester shows gratitude to Al Jazeera for its coverage of the uprising.



Video shows thousands demonstrating in the street.

Al Qamishli

More than 10,000 protest in the predominantly Kurdish city.

Close-up of the demonstration.

Ras al-Ayn

Kurdish and Arab Syrians protest in solidarity.


Large group of Christians chant slogans of solidarity with Muslims in an anti-government demonstration at a church. “Christians and Muslims are one hand,” they say.



A massive group protested in front of the city’s police headquarters.


Hundreds took to the streets in protest. They yell “there is no more fear”.

April 21 – Aleppo

Hundreds of protesters marchin the street.


Video shows a large group of pro-democracy demonstrators in the predominantly Kurdish city of Qubani.

April 20 – Baniyas

Peaceful protesters confront a tank deployed by the government.

April 20 – Aleppo

A huge demonstration outside the University of Aleppo. Some protesters were reportedly beaten and arrested by plainclothed police. 

April 20 – Deraa

Thousands march through the streets in an anti-government demonstration.

April 20 – Damascus

Hundreds of protesters march in Darayyah district.

April 20 – Homs

Thousands demonstrated in the streets, calling Syrian state media “liars”, and demanding the fall of the regime – which “kills its own people”.

April 19 – Jableh

Hundreds of Alawites and Sunnis stage a rare joint demonstration in the town of Jableh, calling for the fall of the Syrian regime. The government is dominated by Alawites, a Shia sect which makes up about 12 per cent of the predominantly Sunni country (75 per cent).




Source: Al Jazeera, News Agencies