Mass protests in Syria kill 225 children
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept.29/ A.Taghiyeva /
Since the beginning of mass protests in Syria, security forces have killed 3,600 civilians, including 225 children, Al-Arabia TV channel reported.
Mass protests in Syria began in mid March in Dera'a, in the country's south, then spreading to other regions. According to Syria's Presidential Adviser Bouthaina Shaaban, 1,400 people have died. Half of those dead were members of the army and security forces. According to the UN, there are 3,600 people dead.
The opposition is demanding the resignation of Syria's President Asad and for political reforms. The regime's opponents formed a Transitional National Council as an oppositional body of power.