On 15 March, protests began in Syria. Hosni Mubarak resigned, and after the arab spring pdf his powers to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces. Acting President of the nation.
Egypt protested against the destruction of a church. The Army responded by attacking the protesters with tanks, killing many. Between the 19th and 21st of November, many people once again protested in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, demanding that the SCAF speed up the transition to a more civilian government. Clashes between protesters and soldiers then proceeded to happen, and many people were injured or killed. On 20 December, many women protested in Egypt against human rights violations. Syrians, in order to stop the rebels. On 20 April, many people once again protested in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, demanding a quicker transfer of power to a new President.
On 2 June, the former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison, by an Egyptian court. On 13 June, the former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was sentenced to prison, by a Tunisian court. The commission said Morsi took 51. 7 percent of the vote versus 48. Up to 225 people were killed. 200,000 Syrian refugees have now fled the country, ever since the fighting began. Turkey into rebel-controlled areas of northern Syria.