The Syrian civil war has been raging for seven years now. While Europe argues over the distribution of migrants, no country has taken as many refugees as Lebanon. Syrians made homes in camps and cities there- now, as the fighting ebbs, some have decided to return, others have nothing to return to.
In this edition of Insiders Euronews examines how migration continues to top the European agenda and exposes Europe’s fault lines, even if a deal was reached in late June to toughen border controls and beef up repatriation procedures of migrants non-eligible for asylum.
Mezze is a very special restaurant in Lisbon. It is run by a non-governmental organisation. All the employees there are Syrian refugees. We stopped by to taste the food. Today they are doing a workshop, where 13 people are learning how to cook Middle Eastern specialities.