Friday, August 9, 2013

Why are Palestinians blamed for violence in Lebanon?

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon have always been looked at with a suspicious eye and treated as a security threat by Lebanon’s political class, eager to deflect from their own incompetence and malfunction by placing blame for the country’s problems on a foreign bogeyman. The refugee community, currently lacking any meaningful protection, has also always been vulnerable to the turbulent political tides in Lebanon.

Full article on EI.

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