Photo: Agata Grzybowska

Chtaura, Lebanon, 2022

The passport of Hadia Jabali, a Palestinian refugee living alone in Lebanon.

Given her advanced age and medical condition, she seeks to go to Vienna, where one of her daughters lives with her family. But she cannot. Although she has applied for a Schengen Visa multiple times, her application has been denied on account of her Palestinian passport, the only such document she possesses. “This is not a real passport,” she is told.