In 2011, a group of young boys sprayed “The people want the fall of the regime” across the walls of the southern Syrian city of Daraa, echoing the sentiments of the Arab Spring. All were 15 or under. Their subsequent arrest and torture by the Assad government precipitated the eruption of the Syrian Civil War on March 15, 2011, as thousands of protesters marched in Damascus and Aleppo.



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