Housing, Land and Property

17 07, 2023

The Hope to Return (Episode 1): The mill

By Lyse Mauvais,|2023-08-09T14:40:46+02:00July 17, 2023|

Amina al-Fares lives with her family of 11 in an abandoned mill in the countryside of Tal Tamar, in Syria’s northeastern Hasakah province. The family was displaced from their home near Ras al-Ain in 2019, and lived in the open for many months until they found this place. But they now risk being expelled by its owner.

21 03, 2023

‘Strangers in our own homes’: A waning Assyrian community holds on in northeastern Syria

By Lyse MauvaisSolin Muhammed Amin|2023-03-21T17:15:47+01:00March 21, 2023|

Eight years after the Islamic State attacked Assyrian villages along the Khabour River in Hasakah province, less than 10 percent of the community has returned to its historic home. What are the housing, land and property issues faced by this community in exile? And how do Assyrians see the future of their villages, which have become home to thousands of displaced people?

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