Essay on The Syrian Civil War And The Arab Spring Movement

1270 Words May 10th, 2015 6 Pages
Most people have heard the Syrian Civil War being discussed almost daily on practically every information outlet, but do they know what the specific causes which provoked this terrible crisis in the Middle East were? Since this is such a hot topic, it is essential to know the origins of the rebellious uprisings overseas which have threatened and seized countries, governments, and humans worldwide.
There are many conflicting and complementary arguments that surround the true cause of the unrest within the middle east that resulted in the Arab Spring Movement and the ongoing Syrian Civil War. The question is, which views of this issue are true? The most agreed upon theory is that middle region leaders and protesters rebelled against their respective governments, because they believed they were not being represented by their leaders. The people wanted to receive more freedom than what was being given, but the eastern governments did not respect this view. Since these two groups could not see eye to eye, the people of eastern countries decided to rise up against their governments and fight for their freedom. The fight for freedoms first began in Tunisia in December 2010. Non-violent protests, violent protests, riots, and civil wars would soon plague the entire Arab nations and surrounding countries. These demonstrations had one main goal; fight against oppressive rules in hopes to gain basic human liberties and freedoms. The Arab Spring Movement lasted for the entire spring…

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