This is the constant in Lebanese politics: scapegoating refugees.
Syrian melancholy in Lebanon’s revolution
Syrians in Lebanon have greeted the country’s uprising with a complex blend of joy, envy, melancholy, and fear.
‘Assad or we burn the country: how one family’s lust for power destroyed Syria’
"A powerful new chronicle of the Syrian tragedy, based on interviews with regime insiders and rebel activists, seeks to explain the Assad government’s successful grip on power and the lengths to which it will go to maintain this."
How a Syrian photo collective is resisting Assad’s narrative from within
"Through our stories we work hard to portray the current situation of the Syrian streets as it is, through the eyes of its people, reflecting how they feel."
An idea called Daraya
This is the story of an idea called Daraya. It is the story of a sick world.
Why Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear going back to an Assad-controlled Syria
Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear reprisals by the Assad regime in the form of homelessness, forced conscription, torture, or worse.
What the Women Of Ghouta Have Achieved in 7.5 Years
“I am talking about the suffering of women inside Ghouta.”
Lebanon’s Scapegoating of Refugees Did Not Start With Syrians, but With Palestinians
"The deplorable living conditions of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon after 1990 are a direct consequence of their use as scapegoats for the country's civil war."
Refugees in Lebanon Are Still Being Scapegoated in the Media and in Academia
"How can one claim that these people are here to receive aid from international organizations, when many are, in fact, not receiving any?"
On Yassin Haj Saleh’s book ‘The Impossible Revolution’
“Syrian society has been without a sense of historical purpose or a ‘project’ that could unite the people and align their expectations"