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Lebanon: Iraqi refugees and Lebanese sectarianism

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Iraq, Lebanon, Human Rights, Migration & Immigration, Refugees, Religion, War & Conflict

“If I do not wear my cross, and I speak in the Iraqi dialect, automatically people think I am Shiite, and I get the very lousy treatment…”, said Joseph, an Iraqi refugee living in Lebanon, in an interview with Seif [1]. The contact and interview for this post took place through Facebook.