Lebanese army forces and Hizbollah militias situated in the Malahi and Wadi Hisn checkpoints in Ra’as Ba’albak have targeted a Syrian refugee camp in Wadi Hmaid, the Western Qalamoon, killing a child and injuring seven others. The bombing took place in a continuous manner from 8pm on Thursday evening till 3am on Friday morning.
Five years ago in June 2011, the displacement and refugee crisis of Syrian began. Since then, it has only increased, rising from several thousand refugees at the end of June 2011 to at least 11.5 million Syrians who have been forced to leave their homes during this period. At the end of May 2016, the […]
Lebanese war planes targeted the sole field hospital in Jurood Irsaal in al-Qalamoon, which lies on the border line between Syria and Lebanon, destroying the hospital and killing two members of its medical staff. The Lebanese army targets Syrian refugees in the area in a continuous manner, using both artillery bombing and bombing via helicopters.
The Last few months have witnessed a sharp rise in the refugee crisis in Europe, with an increasing number of refugees and immigrants attempting to cross into European territories whether through land borders in eastern and southern Europe or via the sea or air, in addition to a rise in the number of refugees trying […]
Syrian refugees have exceeded the four million mark for the first time since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in March 2011- according to the statistics of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)- making them the highest number of refugees in the world since the migration of 4.6 million Afghani’s from their country in […]
At least one child was killed when the Lebanese army raided five Syrian refugee camps in the city of ‘Irsaal early this morning, as part of its campaign to prosecute the hijackers of Lebanese soldiers. The Lebanese army set fire to a large part of the camps, as well as beating and humiliating refugees, including […]
A leaked video which showed a Lebanese child beating a Syrian refugee child called Khalid, and being encouraged by elder people around him, has ignited much concern among those concerned in children human rights and human rights in general. However, the coverage of a Lebanese channel on the issue caused wider resentment, as it confirmed […]
The idea of resettling Syrian refugees came to the fore during mid to late 2012, a year and a half after the Syrian uprisings began. The first type of resettlement for refugees came about through limited initiatives by some Western countries that worked with the UN high commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) on unique cases which […]
The UK government’s decision to resettle some of the most vulnerable refugees from Syria should encourage wider action on resettlement by the international community, particularly European and Gulf countries said Amnesty International “The UK’s pledge to offer resettlement places to refugees from Syria is long overdue, but should be widely welcomed as a positive and […]
European leaders should “hang their heads with shame” over their treatment of Syrian refugees fleeing the country’s brutal conflict, rights group Amnesty International has said. In a briefing, released on Friday, entitled; “An international failure: The Syrian refugee crisis”, the rights group states that European Union (EU) member states have only offered around 12,000 places […]