24 mai 2019

An overview of Lebanon’s Syria refugee policy


At least a million Syrians have fled to Lebanon since the start of the civil war in 2011, but according to a Human Rights Watch report Beirut forced some of them back to SyriaWhen the Syrian war forced millions of people to flee their country, neighbouring Lebanon became home to an estimated 1.5 million refugees, who now make one-fourth of the host country's population.  Life in Lebanon however turned out to be difficult amidst the country's weak economy, political and social tensions and [...]