‘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?