Syrian Activists Spreading Message
GAINESVILLE - While government troops and rebels fight in Syria, activists here are trying to make the crisis more real to North Central Florida residents.
Officials with the Arabic Culture Organizaton at Santa Fe's College, showed videos explaining the crisis of rebels who are trying to topple the government of Bashar Al-Asaad.
Natives of Syria say more than two million people were displaced and over 40 thousand have been killed.
Activists say its over the right to vote.
"I'm trying to gve the message about children, about freedom," Omar Al Ajlani with Syrian National said.
Shahir Raslan, with the Syrian Sunrise Foundation, said the people are dying for freedom, but they're also dying for justice and they're also dying for a better life and a better tomorrow.
The Activists want the American government to intervene in the conflict.
If you can help, go to savethechildren.org
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