Why is Turkey interested in building housing in northern Syria? Who funds and implements these projects? And why are some human rights actors concerned about Ankara’s activities?
Families displaced to Idlib struggle to find stability amidst a severe housing shortage and exploitation by landlords and rental offices.
A family supporting the Syrian government has occupied Abeer's house in Homs.
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’
“They took the house documents from my hands and burned them”
Amina, a Palestinian woman, is unable to claim her right to her house in Yarmouk camp
Yusuf saw his family home and business occupied by Turkish-backed groups in Sere-Kaniye (Ras al-Ayn)
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.