Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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Tag Archives: Refugees
I vividly recall my conversations with refugees when the Syria conflict was just one year old. There were still fewer than a million people who had fled for safety to neighboring countries, I made my first visit to Lebanon’s Bekaa … Continue reading
‘Suriyeli’ (Syrians) is a name given to people escaping from the civil war in Syria. Called‘Suriyeli’, they are seen as criminals, beggars, burglars and prostitutes, unable to adapt to Turkish culture. They are numbers, devoid of their unique stories. Some … Continue reading
More than 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt are facing a disastrous and hungry winter after a funding crisis forced the UN’s World Food Programme to suspend food vouchers to hundreds of thousands forced into … Continue reading
Harriet Sherwood The Guardian, Monday 7 July 2014 Syrian refugee women A Syrian refugee hangs laundry at a camp in the Lebanese town of Majdal Anjar. Photograph: Bilal Hussein/AP Women are the sole providers for one in four Syrian refugee … Continue reading