Mohammed never smiles. Since his father and sisters went back to Raqqa, Syria, his life has become even more complicated and frustrating. Mohammed is 25, but he speaks like a 40-year-old man; since 2013, he has been living on a strip of land covered with tents and rubble that make up the Sarada refugee camp in southern Lebanon.
“My father is not very happy that he went back to Syria. Jobs don’t last long, you only earn a few dollars a day,” he tells us. Some months ago his relatives reopened the family home in Raqqa, which was destroyed by the bombs they had fled. “My sisters are optimistic about it. One has even found a job at an international organisation, while the other has gone back to university. She had almost finished but her exam transcripts got lost, so she had to enrol in third year.”
Sep 23, 2020The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Thomas Andrews, has questioned Myanmar for not fulfilling its commitment over Rohingya repatriation. “Where is justice for those stranded in refugee camps in Bangladesh while facilities are constructed on their homeland for the same military that stands accused at the International Court of […]
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