Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon 2001
Publisher: 
Institute for Palestine Studies
Publication Year: 
2001
Language: 
English
Number of Pages: 
26
Abstract

This concise handbook provides an overview of the conditions of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon since 1948. The booklet is divided into five sections: a historical background, which divides the history of Palestinians in Lebanon into five distinct phases; a statistical section outlining the socio-economic conditions of Palestinian refugees; an account of their legal status in Lebanon; a section concerning the right of return for Palestinian refugees; and a concise bibliography. The booklet is illustrated with photographs spanning over five decades of Palestinian presence in Lebanon.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Muhammad Ali Khalidi is an associate professor of Philosophy at York University in Toronto. He has been a research consultant at the Institute for Palestine Studies in Beirut, and has worked on the subject of refugee rights, including the right of self-determination and the right of return. He also writes on various topics in the philosophy of science, mind, and cognition.

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