In 2020, the crime of killing Joseph Tawk (29 years) with four bullets, shook Bcharre in 2020. Due to the fact that the suspect is of Syrian nationality, men attacked residents of Syrian nationality in Bcharre, burning their motorcycles and storming their homes, finally forcing women, men and children to leave the town. Apart from the prejudices made by some against the people of this northern town on the one hand, and the unfair accusations made by others against the Syrian refugees on the other, the reality on the ground shows relations that could have been a basis for building a diverse society, in an area that was originally built by refugees from Syria.

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Housing Bcharre Bcharre District Lebanon North Lebanon Governorate