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Eviction, Discrimination, and Legality: How Lebanon and its Municipalities Are Dealing With Syrian Refugees
At least 3,664 Syrian nationals were evicted by 13 municipalities around Lebanon between 2016 and 2018. Another 42,000 remain at risk of being homeless. But some municipalities have fared better.
Despite the helplessness and the international community’s failure in stopping the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ghouta, continuing to look and refusing to remain silent is still valuable, especially when we consider four factors.
In a concrete room underground, the camera intricately zooms in and out of the faces of Syrian construction workers, capturing...
Propagating a Hostile Narrative towards Syrian refugees is more harmful than helpful to the Lebanese economy
Lebanese politicians have taken Syrian refugees as the scapegoat for all the political, economic, social & environmental turmoil that predate their arrival.
This international move to encourage countries to privatize what were once state-owned industries, or at least decrease their investment in such sectors, clearly impacted the livelihoods of thousands of middle class individuals in countries like Lebanon and Egypt.
Our foreign minister, our official representative to the world, demonstrated that racism has now become part of our national...