Stories written by Kristian Porter

Lebanon Struggles to Cope with Influx of Syrian Refugees

With no end in sight to the ongoing two-year conflict in Syria, both the Lebanese authorities and host communities are struggling to cope with the sheer number of Syrian refugees fleeing into the country.

Judicial failings fuelling plight of wrongly convicted

Miscarriages of justice and wrongful convictions were central themes to the “Moving away from the death penalty” discussion at the United Nations last week, where Damien Echols - one of the wrongly convicted “West Memphis Three” - joined the panel.