— rethinking the language we use to talk about refugees and people seeking asylum —
It is a truth universally acknowledged that campaigns based on evidence, universal human rights, or even plain common sense, are sadly not guaranteed success. Continue reading Why we need to stop talking about refugees
On one square kilometre of land in southern Beirut, around 22,000 Palestinians live on one square kilometer of land. A very high proportion of the people are children. The Bourj el Barajneh refugee camp has been here since 1948. Beirut grew up and around the camp; generations of Palestinians have grown up inside it.
Continue reading The People of Bourj el Barajneh
The streets of Bourj el Barajneh are narrow and dark, an absolute labyrinth. I’m lost within five minutes of being there.
Continue reading The Streets of Bourj el Barajneh