Syrian workers face mistreatment in Lebanon

Labourers say they have never felt at home but now feel unsafe due to increased regional tensions.

    Many Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries to escape the violence.

    In Lebanon, the conflict has reignited tensions between the local community and Syrians.

    They built some of Beirut’s best homes and skyscrapers, but Syrian workers say they have never felt at home in Lebanon and more importantly they do not feel safe.

    Al Jazeera's Rula Amin reports from Beirut.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

    The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

    A relatively new independence and fresh waves of conflict inspire a South Sudanese refugee to build antiwar video games.