Friday, September 24, 2010

Racially motivated attacks on Syrian workers

In the past week, several aggressions against Syrian workers were reported in Al-Akhbar newspaper. Cases of theft and a case of racially motivated aggression in Taalbaya highlight the need for raising awareness on racially motivated crimes, and the need for protection of this migrant workers communities. On 10 August 2010, Al-Akhbar had equally reported attacks by Lebanese on Syrian workers in Jezzine. 10 armed men attack and beat 9 Syrians, 7 of whom were transferred to hospital.

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