29.10.2012 - Syria's black market in housing adds to the nation's turmoil
Displacement is nothing new in Syria, and as the civil war deepens, the number made homeless will only increase. Forty-six per cent of Syria's buildings are illegally constructed, according to a government study in 2007 and this includes the homes in which more than half the population live. The problem was mostly seen around the large cities but, amid a widening gap between rich and poor, the authorities generally turned a blind eye to it...............................................Full Article: Source
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