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New restrictions in Lebanon mean Syrian refugees live in fear

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  • Syrians say new requirements unobtainable

  • Unregistered Syrians live in fear, avoid police

  • Lebanese resentment grows against refugees

  • Government says it cannot cope, needs funds

By Oliver Holmes

BEIRUT, April 17 (Reuters) - New rules in Lebanon, which has the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the world, have left many thousands of them at risk of abuse from landlords and detention at any time, aid workers and a rights group say.

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