Lebanon’s Deportation of Syrians en Route to Turkey

On January 8, 2016, Lebanon, in an unprecedented move, returned “at least 200—and perhaps more than 400—Syrians” to their war-torn country without first assessing their individual risk of persecution. Syrian travelers arrived at Beirut International Airport with hopes of reaching…

Palestinian Child Labor in Israeli Settlements

In November of 2015, the European Commission issued new guidelines related to goods made in Israeli settlements. The Commission reiterated the European Union’s position of not recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the occupied territories, including the Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip,…