The mainstream racist discourse is not only related to insulting speech, but rather translates practices that become normal and normalized, making the lives of refugees almost impossible, and their housing in cities and regions more difficult day after day. In this text, we will deal with the socio-spatial result of the racist discourse that has become prevalent, which has burdened refugees more than their everyday lives, not only at the level of social relations, but also in terms of attempts to take away their rights to housing and presence in the city. We focus here on the situation of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, especially the dynamics that began to rise after the bombing of the port.

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Housing Land Management and Planning Lebanon