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Jul 10, 2019
Surge of violence against Syrians in Turkey raises fears of escalation; politicians accused of escalating tensions during local poll campaignsThe most recent violence against Syrians in Kucukcekmece has raised fears of an escalation in an already volatile climate. Xenophobic language has been unleashed, particularly during the campaigns for local elections. During the campaign, the hostility towards Syrians came to a head-on social media, with the hashtag, 'SyriansGetOut'.
Jul 03, 2019
Lebanese army destroys at least 20 homes in Syrian refugee settlements as govt ultimatum expiresThe Lebanese army started destroying Syrian refugee settlements in northeast Lebanon on Monday after the expiry of a government ultimatum, officials said. Keen not to encourage Syrians to settle permanently, the government had given refugees in the village of Arsal until 1 July to demolish shelters made of other materials than timber and plastic sheeting, which it considers illegal. Lebanon, a country of some four million people, hosts between 1.5 and 2 million Syrians on its soil.
Apr 15, 2018
Thousands of Syrians displaced by battle for Damascus suburbs look back at years of deprivationThousands of Syrians displaced by the battle for the once-lush suburbs of Damascus now find themselves in a crowded settlement, where for the first time in recent memory they have enough to eat.
Nov 20, 2015
US Muslims face backlash after Paris attacks, refugee intake is red hot political footballMuslims around the U.S. are facing backlash following the deadly attacks in Paris despite President Obama slamming the “hysterical” response about security risks posed by Syrian refugees.
Nov 17, 2015
'US can't turn its back on Syrian refugees,' says 2016 presidential hopeful Bernie SandersDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said on Monday the US must not "succumb to Islamophobia" by turning its back on refugees fleeing the fighting in Syria.
Nov 21, 2014
Islamic State executes six Syrians claiming they were rebelsThe Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group has executed six Syrians in the northern province of al-Raqaa after charging them with belonging to rebel factions, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) announced on Friday.