Syrian Revolution Anniversary Demonstration By Bill Sorem | March 22, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota Click photo to watch video Click photo to watch videoA group of Syrian-Americans gathered in Loring Park to commemorate the the anniversary of the beginning of the Syrian Demonstrations that grew out of the Arab Spring. This rebellion has bee treated very harshly by the Assad government. To this date, there are more than 10,000 people dead, among them 600 women and 430 children. The Syrian Sunrise Foundation is one of the US organizations involved with the revolution. Minnesota Facebook page has the local information. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.