Deadly Summer for Palestinians in Lebanon

September 24, 2015

With over 7 million refugees worldwide, Palestinians are stuck in limbo. Chaker Khazaal explains. The poor conditions of the Bourj El Barajneh Palestinian camp in Lebanon led to the death of yet another refugee this summer. A young man named Ahmad Kassab passed away shortly after being...

Lebanon and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

March 19, 2014

As long as the war continues, Syrian refugees will not be going home. After 11 months of political impasse that prevented the formation of a government, Lebanese political parties finally reached a consensus in mid-February. For the time being, a descent into disorder has been avoided. But it...

(Dis)integration: Palestinian Refugees in the Syrian Civil War (Part 2/2)

September 17, 2013

Social and economic gains of Palestinian refugees have changed due to the Syrian conflict.This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. Such was the status of Palestinian refugees in Syria at the advent of the popular uprising against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in early 2011. From...

(Dis)integration: Palestinian Refugees in the Syrian Civil War (Part 1/2)

September 10, 2013

Social and economic gains of Palestinian refugees have changed due to the Syrian conflict. This is the first of a two part series. One of the most potent discourses used to describe events in Syria has been that of social disintegration or fragmentation. The diverse tapestry of ethnic,...