Syrian refugees in Denmark live in fear of losing their residency. While such a decision does not force them to return to Syria, Denmark's policy to hold them in return centers pushes refugees to return voluntarily, despite the high risks they face.
In addition to the food blockade imposed by the Assad regime since 2016, al-Rukban camp, in the no-man's-land along the Syrian-Jordanian border, suffers a medical blockade following the close of the UNICEF medical point on the Jordanian side of the border in March 2020.
Despite the security risks that Syrian refugees may face upon return to their country, the push in this direction is reaching a crescendo.
After ‘Operation Peace Spring,’ over 11,000 Syrians fled to Bardarash refugee camp in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Only 3,500 remain; why?
When Jawad’s family refused to sign the reconciliation agreement, their home became state property
Syria Direct launches its new podcast “Ard Dyar,” which tells the human stories behind Housing, Land and Property (HLP) rights violations in Syria.
Yasmine’s home was demolished in a matter of days by the Syrian government due to ‘security reasons’
Power of attorney: The Assad regime’s hidden weapon to deprive displaced Syrians of their property rights
Since October 2017, the Assad regime’s Ministry of Justice has subjected issuing power of attorney, especially for real estate disposition, to prior security service approval.
Contrary to the impression created by the media, the participation of Syrians in Lebanon in the presidential elections is mainly driven by fear and extortion.
UN agencies have warned that assistance and essential services may be cut this summer amidst severe funding shortages. So far, Jordan has received less than 2% of funds needed for the Syrian refugee response in 2021.