28 February 2013

Regional Focus: Middle East, esp. Syria

Upcoming event:

Gaza Calling: Conflict and Displacement in the Gaza Strip, Gaza/Jerusalem/London, 4 March 2013 [info]
- Event will also be streamed live online.


Analysis of Host Community-Refugee Tensions in Mafraq, Jordan (Mercy Corps, Oct. 2012) [text via InterAction]

Camp New Iraq (Formerly Camp Ashraf) Residents and the Processing of their Cases for Solutions, Update no. 5 (UNHCR, Feb. 2013) [text]

Can Israel Aid Syrian Refugees? (Huffington Post, Feb. 2013) [text]

Israel Deports Refugees to Sudan Despite Threat to their Lives (Daily Beast, Feb. 2013) [text]
- See also related AP story.

Journal of Palestinian Refugee Studies, vol. 2. no. 2 (Autumn 2012) [full-text]
- Mix of articles, with several on Palestinian refugees in Syria.  Individual articles can be accessed here.

*The Syrian Crisis and its Repercussions: Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees, MPC Research Report 2013/03 (Migration Policy Centre, 2013) [text]

UNHCR Leader Warns of Moment of Truth for Syria, Risk of Unmanageable Crisis (UNHCR, Feb. 2013) [text]
- Note: A link to the text of the HC's remarks to the UN Security Council was originally included, but now seems to have been removed.

UNHCR Warns of Humanitarian Cost of Syrian Conflict, especially on the Displaced (UNHCR, Feb. 2013) [text]
- Includes link to text of AHC's speech to the UN Human Rights Council.


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