'Bombs are still falling': Syrian refugees at risk of forced return home

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Report warns hundreds of thousands of people may be pressured to go back to Syria despite daily threat of shelling in many places

Hundreds of thousands of refugees risk being pushed to return to Syria, despite the country’s ongoing violence, according to a report by six major international charities.

Half the country’s population have been forced from their homes since the war began almost seven years ago, with 6 million fleeing the country. But anti-refugee sentiment, along with misleading rhetoric suggesting that Syria is now safe, has led many countries to harden their stance towards those escaping the conflict, said the report.

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