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Shattered Syrians face new ordeal over state property grab

A new urban development law in Syria has put the onus on citizens, millions of whom are displaced, to prove ownership of their homes — or potentially risk losing them to postwar developments. The full implications of Law 10 of 2018 are yet to be seen. There are provisions allowing distant relatives to register properties […]