450px-Eggelin Tomb_Tower_Palmyra_Syria

Eggelin Tomb Tower Palmyra Syria
source: Wikimedia Commons

The Syrian Uprising is an ongoing internal conflict between the Syrian army and the Free Syrian Army.The uprising began as a chain of peaceful protests for democracy and political freedom and was immediately followed by a government crackdown deploying the Syrian to put a stop to the uprising.

Traditional Houses of the Old Cities in Damascus, Aleppo and the other Syrian cities were besieged as a result.

17-05-2011_blueshield_pressrelease_syria_en.pdf
7-04-2012_ Blue Shield statement Syria_en.pdf
24-08-2012_Blue Shield US statement Syria
04-07-2013_Blue Shield UK / Heritage for Peace statement Syria
22-04-2016_Bue Shield reflections on Palmyra