UN report on Syrian returnees leaves too much out to be useful

Zakaria Zakaria   The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported in late December that the humanitarian community had in November 2021 recorded some 13,700 spontaneous internally displaced persons (IDP) return movements across Syria, with a large percentage coming from the outskirts of the nation’s capital. The report, posted on the […]
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Who is UNHCR serving in Syria?

UNHCR’s head Fillipo Grandi made scandalous statements during his latest mission to Syria. In the first he openly admitted that UNHCR is coordinating with the regime of Bashar al Assad on the return of displaced Syrians and the creation of conditions for return of Syrian refugees from abroad. In the second he went even further, […]
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Denmark’s decision on Syrian refugees in breach of ECHR, EU’s assessment and UNHCR’s thresholds

Denmark’s decision to withdraw protection for Syrian refugees from Damascus and Damascus countryside is in direct conflict with the official position of the European Commission and in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights, as well as the UNHCR’s protection thresholds. In direct correspondence with SACD, the Danish Minister of Immigration and Integration, Mattias […]
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