Nidal Betare is a Syrian-Palestinian writer. He holds a master’s in political sociology and is Managing Director for People Demand Change (PDC). He previously worked for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the Danish Red Cross (DRC). He previously worked as a freelance researcher with NPR and McClatchy in Syria and Lebanon.
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The story of Yarmouk Camp, where I was born and raised, is in many ways the story of Palestinian politics in Syria and the region. My family was witness to the camp’s rise and fall for decades. The camp was also the starting point for Assad’s long, tortuous relationship with the factions of the Palestinian movement.