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265 Palestinian Residents of Daraa Camp Pronounced Dead in War-Torn Syria

265 Palestinian Residents of Daraa Camp Pronounced Dead in War-Torn Syria

31-01-2019

AGPS documented the death of 265 Palestinian refugees taking shelter in Daraa Camp, south of Syria, since the outburst of deadly hostilities in the country. The list includes 134 Palestinians who were killed under shelling; 34 who were shot dead

Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Opposition Forces

Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Opposition Forces

31-01-2019

Military police affiliated with the Syrian opposition to northwest of Aleppo arrested on Wednesday the Palestinian refugee Yehya AlSarhaan, nicknamed Abu Muhammad, in Deir Ballout Camp over allegations of his affiliations with ISIS militias. Reporting from Deir Ballout Camp, an

Displaced Palestinians North of Syria Denied Right to ID Documents

Displaced Palestinians North of Syria Denied Right to ID Documents

31-01-2019

Human rights activists north of Syria said civil registration offices have refused to issue identity cards to Palestinian refugees who were displaced from Yarmouk Camp and other areas in Damascus and Rif Dimashq. The activists said displaced Palestinian refugees have

Palestinian and Syrian Officials Meet over Situation in Yarmouk Camp

Palestinian and Syrian Officials Meet over Situation in Yarmouk Camp

31-01-2019

Palestinian and Syrian officials discussed, during a meeting convened a few days earlier, the progress of reconstruction initiatives in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees. Damascus governor Adel AlAlabi, Palestine’s Ambassador in Damascus Mahmoud AlKhalidi, and members of the committee overseeing

Palestinian Brothers Ahmad and Muhammed Awad Subjected to Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jail

Palestinian Brothers Ahmad and Muhammed Awad Subjected to Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jail

31-01-2019

Palestinian brothers Muhammed and Ahmad Awad have been secretly locked up in Syrian government prisons for the sixth year running. Muhammed, born in 1968, was arrested in Hama city on December 26, 2013. Ahmad, born in 1985, was arrested on

Detainees’ Families Subjected to Blackmailing in War-Torn Syria

Detainees’ Families Subjected to Blackmailing in War-Torn Syria

30-01-2019

The families of hundreds of Palestinian refugees secretly held in Syrian state jails have been blackmailed over their appeals for information. Hundreds of families have paid large sums of money to brokers, crooked lawyers, or government officials with fake Facebook

Follow-Up Committee of Palestinians from Syria Meet with UNRWA Director in Jordan

Follow-Up Committee of Palestinians from Syria Meet with UNRWA Director in Jordan

30-01-2019

A delegation of the Follow-Up Committee of Displaced Palestinians in Jordan met on Monday, January 28, with the director of UNRWA operations in Jordan Roger Davies to discuss the situation of Palestinians from Syria seeking shelter in Jordan. The committee

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Deprived of Humanitarian Aid

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Deprived of Humanitarian Aid

30-01-2019

Palestinian activists raised alarm bells over the deteriorating conditions of the displaced Palestinian refugees in Lebanon due to the absence of relief aids and humanitarian assistance. Activists urged UNRWA, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and Palestinian factions to take urgent measures

UNRWA Launches Emergency Appeal for US$1.2 Billion for Palestine Refugees from Syria

UNRWA Launches Emergency Appeal for US$1.2 Billion for Palestine Refugees from Syria

30-01-2019

UNRWA’s Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, called for a total of US$ 1.2 billion to fund the Agency’s vital core services and life-saving humanitarian aid for 5.4 million Palestine refugees across the Middle East. It is the amount

Situation in Deir Ballout Camp Exacerbated by Road Closures

Situation in Deir Ballout Camp Exacerbated by Road Closures

29-01-2019

Reporting from Deir Ballout Camp, an AGPS news reporter said the main access roads to Deir Ballout and AlMuhammadiya refugee camps, north of Syria, have been closed off. On Sunday, the Tahrir AlSham Commission (formerly known as AlNusra Front) abruptly

Palestinians from Syria in Brazil Grappling with Dire Conditions

Palestinians from Syria in Brazil Grappling with Dire Conditions

29-01-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees from Syria who have reached Brazil as they rummaged around for a safe shelter have been struggling for survival. The refugees have reportedly been denied access to the local labor market and the right to relief

Turkish Embassy in Lebanon Suspends Visas for Palestinians from Syria

Turkish Embassy in Lebanon Suspends Visas for Palestinians from Syria

29-01-2019

The Turkish Embassy in Lebanon continues to prevent Palestinian refugees from Syria in Lebanon from obtaining visas. As a result, hundreds of Palestinians from Syria have embarked on life-threatening journeys via illegal immigration roads to reach Turkey, fleeing war-tattered Syria

Palestinian Refugee Nidhal Mohamed Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jail

Palestinian Refugee Nidhal Mohamed Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jail

29-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Nidhal Ismail Mohammed, taking shelter in Jilin, south of Syria, has been locked up in Syrian state jails since January 1, 2013. His family and friends continue to appeal for information.

1,411 Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Camp Pronounced Dead since Outburst of Syria Warfare

1,411 Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Camp Pronounced Dead since Outburst of Syria Warfare

28-01-2019

AGPS kept record of the death of 1,411 Palestinians sheltered in Yarmouk Camp since the outburst of deadly hostilities in Syria. 490 refugees died as a result of the heavy shelling rocking the camp; 201 died due to the

Palestinians from Syria in Sudan Launch Distress Signals

Palestinians from Syria in Sudan Launch Distress Signals

28-01-2019

1,000 Palestinian refugees from Syria in Sudan have launched cries for help over the dire conditions they have been subjected to as a result of poverty and lack of financial resources. Low wages, high rates of unemployment, and socio-economic

Displaced Palestinian Families in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp Grappling with Dire Conditions

Displaced Palestinian Families in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp Grappling with Dire Conditions

28-01-2019

AlSayeda Zeinab Camp, held by the Syrian government forces and their affiliated popular committees, has been gripped with dire socio-economic conditions as a result of the high rates of unemployment. Scores of civilians have fled the camp while others have

Palestinian Refugee Held in Syrian State Jail for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Held in Syrian State Jail for 7th Year

28-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Moad Adnan AlKhatib, sheltered in AlHussainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, has been held in government prisons since December 1, 2012. AlKhatib was a student of AlFatah AlIslami College and the Imam (preacher) of AlSahabi Zaher

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Slam UNRWA’s Apathy

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Slam UNRWA’s Apathy

27-01-2019

The committee speaking on behalf of the displaced Palestinian refugees from Syria in Jordan lashed out at UNRWA for turning its back on the refugees’ demands, which they voiced during their last sit-in outside of the agency’s office in Amman

Palestinian Refugee Wins 1st price in Dutch language competition

Palestinian Refugee Wins 1st price in Dutch language competition

27-01-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Mohammed Ali received the first prize at the Dutch language competition for 2018, beating 36 others contestants. Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands handed over the prizes to the winners, who also received a sum of 2,500

Swedish Migration Agency: 20,000 Migrants to Retrieve Residency Right

Swedish Migration Agency: 20,000 Migrants to Retrieve Residency Right

27-01-2019

The Swedish Migration Agency said some 20,000 migrants will be granted legal stays in Sweden following family reunification procedures. The Swedish Minister of Justice and Migration Morgan Johansson told Express daily that family reunification is a key step to

Leisure Activities Held for Displaced Children North of Syria

Leisure Activities Held for Displaced Children North of Syria

27-01-2019

Leisure activities were held by the Ein Jalout Scouts, in partnership with the Commission of Palestinians from Syria for Relief and Development, in Deir Ballout and AlMuhammadiya refugee camps, north of Syria, in an attempt to tone down the tragic

276 Palestinian Refugees Affiliated with PLA Killed in War-Torn Syria

276 Palestinian Refugees Affiliated with PLA Killed in War-Torn Syria

26-01-2019

AGPS documented the death of 276 Palestinian refugees as they fought alongside the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), affiliated with the Syrian government, in war-torn Syria. Most of the casualties died in such Rif Dimashq areas as Tel Kurdi and Tel

Syrian Official: Rehabilitation of Yarmouk Camp Infrastructure Kick-Started

Syrian Official: Rehabilitation of Yarmouk Camp Infrastructure Kick-Started

26-01-2019

The Syrian Minister of Public Works and Housing Suhail Abdul Latif announced the launch of works to rehabilitate infrastructure and allow displaced families to return to their homes in Yarmouk Camp and the adjacent AlTadhamun neighborhood, south of Damascus. Speaking

Palestinian Refugee Najib Sweiti Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail

Palestinian Refugee Najib Sweiti Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail

26-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Najib Abdul Majid Issa Sweiti, born in 1984, has been held in Syrian state prisons since September 2017. He was abducted near Damascus International Airport on his way back to Syria, coming from Jordan, to reunite with his

Luncheon Held by Charity in Deir Ballout Camp

Luncheon Held by Charity in Deir Ballout Camp

26-01-2019

A luncheon was held by the Commission of Palestinians of Syria for Relief and Development for dozens of displaced children north of Syria. The luncheon, held in Deir Ballout refugee camp, makes part of ongoing attempts to assuage the tragic

Displaced Palestinian Refugees North of Syria Appeal for Identity Documents

Displaced Palestinian Refugees North of Syria Appeal for Identity Documents

25-01-2019

Activists and human rights advocates north of Syria have called on the concerned authorities to issue identity documents identifying Palestinians sheltered in the area as refugees who have been displaced from their homeland—Palestine. The calls saw the day after civil

Palestinian Family Continues to Appeal for Information over Missing Son

Palestinian Family Continues to Appeal for Information over Missing Son

25-01-2019

The family of the Palestinian refugee Abdul Ghafour Fayez Abu Seyam, born in 1992, have reiterated their appeals to the international human rights institutions, including Amnesty, to work on disclosing the condition and whereabouts of their son. Abu Seyam was

School Outfits Handed Over to Displaced Palestinian Children south of Damascus

School Outfits Handed Over to Displaced Palestinian Children south of Damascus

25-01-2019

Yaboos Foundation for Women Empowerment and Development distributed uniforms to primary and preparatory schoolchildren at AlFalouja School in Yalda town, south of Damascus. The move falls in line with a campaign kick-started in September 2018 and aiming to provide school

Over 60% of 2018 Victims among Palestinians from Syria Identified as Civilians

Over 60% of 2018 Victims among Palestinians from Syria Identified as Civilians

24-01-2019

AGPS documented a remarkable increase in the death toll of Palestinian civilians in war-torn Syria during 2018, with an estimated number of 168 people, making up 60.87% of the overall toll recorded since the outburst of the warfare. 108

Italy to Dispatch Cash Aids for Palestine Refugees from Syria in Lebanon

Italy to Dispatch Cash Aids for Palestine Refugees from Syria in Lebanon

24-01-2019

The Italian government has donated €1.5 million ($1.7 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) to provide health services for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Italian Ambassador to Lebanon, Massimo Marotti, and UNRWA

Stranded Students Transferred to Schools Outside of Yarmouk Camp

Stranded Students Transferred to Schools Outside of Yarmouk Camp

24-01-2019

Palestinian students taking shelter in Yarmouk Camp were transferred to schools outside of the camp, according to Yarmouk’s education chief Waleed AlKurdi. Palestinian students enrolled at schools located in AlZahira and AlMayadeen neighborhoods, adjacent to Yarmouk Camp, often walk for

Biria School Honors Outstanding Students

Biria School Honors Outstanding Students

24-01-2019

The Biria primary school in Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian refugees honored laureate pupils who achieved good results in the academic year 2018/2019. Certificates and awards were handed over to schoolchildren. Teaching staff, NGOs, and parents were in attendance. A

NGO Opens Registration for Film-Making Course

NGO Opens Registration for Film-Making Course

24-01-2019

Action for Hope foundation launched a call for applications for Palestinian, Syrian, and Lebanese students in AlBekaa region to join a film-making training session. The nine-month course is set to be kick-started in mid-February 2019 with two sessions weekly. Applicants

Palestinian Refugee Executed in Syria’s Military Prison of Sednaya

Palestinian Refugee Executed in Syria’s Military Prison of Sednaya

23-01-2019

An ex-detainee who was recently released from the state-run Sednaya military prison north of Damascus said the Syrian authorities executed the Palestinian refugee Ahmed AlAboush, a resident of AlHajar AlAswad, following his mother’s visit in 2015. AGPS has been deeply

Palestinian from Syria in Thailand Appeal for Humanitarian Action

Palestinian from Syria in Thailand Appeal for Humanitarian Action

23-01-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria trapped in Thailand have urged the international community, the United Nations, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Palestinian Embassy, among other concerned bodies, to rally around them and work on releasing those held in Thai jails

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Rally outside of UNRWA Office in Amman

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Rally outside of UNRWA Office in Amman

23-01-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria rallied on Tuesday outside of the UNRWA office in Amman, protesting the agency’s poor services and reluctance to meet their demands, including their calls to shell out monthly allowances so as to enable the refugees to

Syrian Gov’t Pledges to Boost Support for UNRWA

Syrian Gov’t Pledges to Boost Support for UNRWA

23-01-2019

Syria’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Faysal Miqdad said the Syrian government will prop up support for UNRWA in such a way as to enable the agency to keep up its relief services for Palestinian refugees in Syria

Displaced Families in Jaramana Camp Rail Against Bread Dearth

Displaced Families in Jaramana Camp Rail Against Bread Dearth

23-01-2019

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq spoke out against the poor-quality of bread sold in the area. The residents said they have been forced to lineup outside of the local oven for hours in order to

Pro-Gov’t Groups Remove Rubble from Yarmouk Camp, Steal Civilian Property

Pro-Gov’t Groups Remove Rubble from Yarmouk Camp, Steal Civilian Property

22-01-2019

Activists quoted eye-witnesses as stating that pro-government groups in Syria have been clearing rubble in Street 30 in Yarmouk Camp and seizing civilians’ belongings. According to the activists, government vehicles continue to scour the area. Eight buildings have reportedly been

Displaced Palestinian Families in Qudsaya, Sahnaya Rail Against Gas Crisis

Displaced Palestinian Families in Qudsaya, Sahnaya Rail Against Gas Crisis

22-01-2019

Palestinians and Syrians taking shelter in Qudsaya and Sahnaya areas, in Rif Dimashq, have been grappling with an acute dearth in gas supplies. A Palestinian refugee in Qudsaya said civilians often line up for hours outside of local distribution centers

Cleansing Campaign Launched in I’zaz Camp

Cleansing Campaign Launched in I’zaz Camp

22-01-2019

Displaced families sheltered in I’zaz refugee camp, north of Syria, have embarked on a cleaning campaign in an attempt to eliminate rats and enhance hygiene in the area. The moves comes a couple of days after Maram Foundation for Relief

Workshop Raises Alarm Bells over Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Gaza

Workshop Raises Alarm Bells over Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Gaza

22-01-2019

A workshop has been staged by the Independent Human Rights Commission - Grievances Bureau in the besieged Gaza Strip to discuss the situation of Palestinian refugees who returned from Syria to Gaza. The commission briefed the participants about the calamitous conditions of

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Slam Apathy by UNRWA

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Slam Apathy by UNRWA

21-01-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria in Jordan have railed against the reluctance maintained by UNRWA regarding their cries for help. The committee speaking on behalf of the displaced Palestinians from Syria in Jordan said it received positive responses by UNRWA officials

Admins at I’zar Camp North of Syria Pledge Better Services

Admins at I’zar Camp North of Syria Pledge Better Services

21-01-2019

Maram Foundation for Relief and Development taking charge of the I’zaz refugee camp north of Syria said it has reached an agreement with the displaced families sheltered in the camp to enhance their living conditions. In a Saturday statement, Maram

Palestinian Refugee Diaa AlAbtah Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Diaa AlAbtah Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 6th Year

21-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Dhiaa AlDeen Issa AlAbtah has been held in Syrian state prisons for the sixth year running. Dhiaa was kidnapped at the age of 18. His condition and whereabouts have been shrouded in mystery. His family continues to appeal

Complaint Lodged against Greece over Human Rights Violations against Child Migrants

Complaint Lodged against Greece over Human Rights Violations against Child Migrants

21-01-2019

A legal challenge to the violations of migrant children’s social rights on mainland Greece and its North Eastern Aegean islands has been lodged before a European body specialized in the protection of social rights at the European level. The legal action, taken

Palestinian Refugees in AlShabiba Camp Launch Cry for Help

Palestinian Refugees in AlShabiba Camp Launch Cry for Help

20-01-2019

The Shabiba refugee camp, north of Syria, has run out of bread and other much-needed items for the eighth day running after the camp administration opted for castigatory measures against the displaced families in response to protest moves recently staged

Palestinian Refugee Dies as Greece-Bound Boat Capsizes

Palestinian Refugee Dies as Greece-Bound Boat Capsizes

20-01-2019

Activists said a boat packed with 80 migrants struck rocks and exploded before it capsized off the Greek island of Farmakonisi. All the migrants got stuck among the rocks before they were rescued by the Greek coast guards. The body

Palestinian Refugee Muhammad Shebli Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Muhammad Shebli Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

20-01-2019

Palestinian resident of Yarmouk Camp Mohamed Shebli, born on March 18, 1981, has been held in Syrian government penitentiaries since May 8, 2013. He was kidnapped at the government-run AlHusainiya checkpoint. AGPS kept record of the incarceration of 1,724

AlWafaa Campaign Hands Over Aids to Displaced Palestinians South of Turkey

AlWafaa Campaign Hands Over Aids to Displaced Palestinians South of Turkey

20-01-2019

The AlWafaa European Campaign distributed relief aids to over 100 Palestinian families in Gaziantep city, south of Turkey. The list of items includes heating kit, foodstuff, and children’s milk. Dozens of displaced families sheltered in other Turkish cities also received

567 Palestinians from Syria Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

567 Palestinians from Syria Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

19-01-2019

AGPS documented the death of 567 Palestinian refugees since the outburst of the Syrian warfare. A couple of days earlier, a Palestinian engineer died as a result of torture. The local authorities handed over his identity documents to his family

Palestinian Refugees Rally in Greece over Mistreatment

Palestinian Refugees Rally in Greece over Mistreatment

19-01-2019

Dozens of Palestinian refugees rallied on Thursday outside of the the European Asylum Support Office on the Greek island of Samos, protesting the slow pace of asylum procedures and delays in the transfer of refugees from the island to Greek

UNRWA: Health Care Services Cover Basic Medical Needs of Palestine Refugees in Syria

UNRWA: Health Care Services Cover Basic Medical Needs of Palestine Refugees in Syria

19-01-2019

UNRWA said it provides primary health care, both preventative and curative, to all 438,000 Palestine refugees in Syria. UNRWA said its health centers provide a range of primary medical services, including out-patient consultations, vaccinations, growth monitoring, provision of medicine

Fuel Supplies Distributed to Displaced Refugees North of Syria

Fuel Supplies Distributed to Displaced Refugees North of Syria

19-01-2019

The Commission of Palestinians of Syria for Relief and Development, in partnership with the Islamic Association for the Relief of Orphans and Needy People, handed over fuel supplies to displaced families sheltered in Deir Ballout and Muhammadiya refugees camps, in

Refugee Tents in Deir Ballout Swamped with Water following River Flood

Refugee Tents in Deir Ballout Swamped with Water following River Flood

18-01-2019

Displaced families in the Muhammadiya and Deir Ballout refugee camps in northern Syria have raised concerns about the upshots of the flooding of the Afrin river in the wake of heavy rains. High water levels last week cut off the road between

Palestinian Refugee Jamal Na’im Secretly Held in Syrian Jail since 2015

Palestinian Refugee Jamal Na’im Secretly Held in Syrian Jail since 2015

18-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Jamal Ahmad Na’im, born in 1987, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons, where he has been locked up for over three years. His fate and condition remain unknown. He was kidnapped at the Ibn

Palestinian Refugee Ranked on Top of List of Laureate Medicine Students in Damascus

Palestinian Refugee Ranked on Top of List of Laureate Medicine Students in Damascus

18-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Mujeeb AlRahman Naser Shanati, taking shelter in AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, has won the first rank in human medicine in Damascus. Mujeeb was honored by the Minister of Higher Education and the deans of Damascus universities. Dozens of

AlWafaa European Campaign Gearing Up for Relief Mission South of Turkey

AlWafaa European Campaign Gearing Up for Relief Mission South of Turkey

18-01-2019

AlWafaa European Campaign arrived on Wednesday in Turkey, coming from Lebanon, in an attempt to launch the “For a Warm Winter Campaign – 8) aiming to tone down the calamitous conditions endured by the displaced Palestinian refugees south of Turkey

Displaced Families in I’zaz Camp Keep Up Vigil for 4th Day

Displaced Families in I’zaz Camp Keep Up Vigil for 4th Day

17-01-2019

Displaced Palestinian and Syrian families continue to rally for the fourth day running outside of I’zaz Camp, protesting the mistreatment they have been subjected to by the local administration. Activists slammed the administration for turning the camp into “an open-air

Palestinian Engineer Tortured to Death in Syrian Jail

Palestinian Engineer Tortured to Death in Syrian Jail

17-01-2019

A Palestinian electrical engineer from AlHajar AlAswad died under torture in Syrian state jails. The casualty was kidnapped in 2015 at a checkpoint in AlAbaseen area on his way back home from his workplace in Damascus. He reportedly suffers from

Displaced Families in Handarat Camp Launch Cry for Help

Displaced Families in Handarat Camp Launch Cry for Help

17-01-2019

Activists and civilians sheltered in Handarat Camp, in Aleppo, appealed, in letters emailed to AGPS, to all concerned parties and UNRWA to work on reconstructing the camp and granting civilians a safe access to their homes. The displaced civilians launched

PLO Delegation Visits Yarmouk, Inaugurates Palestine TV in Damascus

PLO Delegation Visits Yarmouk, Inaugurates Palestine TV in Damascus

17-01-2019

A delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) headed by Azzam AlAhmad and Information Minister Ahmad Assaf paid a visit to AlShuhadaa Cemetery in Yarmouk Camp. Sometime earlier, the delegation discussed possible ways to boost reconstruction of Yarmouk Camp. This

$2 Million Allotted for Rubble-Clearance in Yarmouk Camp

$2 Million Allotted for Rubble-Clearance in Yarmouk Camp

17-01-2019

Member of the PLO’s Executive Committee Wasel Abu Yousef told AlWatan daily that the PLO has secured a sum of $2 million to carry on debris-clearance in Yarmouk. Abu Yousef said contacts have been held with the Syrian authorities in

Palestinian Refugee Goes Missing in Lebanon

Palestinian Refugee Goes Missing in Lebanon

17-01-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Ahmad has gone missing in Lebanon since January 15. His condition and whereabouts remain unknown. His family continues to appeal for information, saying the refugee suffers from health disorders. His family can be reached out at

E-Campaign Speaks Up for Palestinians from Syria in Gaza

E-Campaign Speaks Up for Palestinians from Syria in Gaza

16-01-2019

The Independent Commission for Human Rights -- Grievances Bureau in the besieged Gaza Strip embarked on a media campaign to push for rehabilitating the rights of the Palestinian refugees who returned to Gaza from war-torn Syria. The commission called for a mass

Families of Palestinian Detainees in Syrian Jails Subjected to Blackmailing

Families of Palestinian Detainees in Syrian Jails Subjected to Blackmailing

16-01-2019

The families of hundreds of Palestinian refugees secretly held in Syrian state jails have been blackmailed over their appeals for information. Hundreds of families have paid large sums of money of at least $2,000 up to $20,000 to

UNRWA Shells Out Cash Aids to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

UNRWA Shells Out Cash Aids to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

16-01-2019

UNRWA, in partnership with the European Trust Fund, transferred cash aids to the Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon via ATM cards. Every Palestinian family from Syria received a rental allowance of $100 and a food allowance of 27$ per every

Campaign Kick-Started in AlNeirab Camp to Make Winter Clothes for Displaced Children

Campaign Kick-Started in AlNeirab Camp to Make Winter Clothes for Displaced Children

16-01-2019

A group of Palestinian women in AlNeirab Camap in Aleppo launched a so-called “dafa” (warmath) campaign in an attempt to make woolen winter clothes for children and teenagers in Handarat area. Winter garments have been handed over to children and

Displaced Palestinian Refugees Rally in I’zaz Camp over Mistreatment by Local Authorities

Displaced Palestinian Refugees Rally in I’zaz Camp over Mistreatment by Local Authorities

15-01-2019

Palestinian and Syrian families rallied on Sunday outside of I’zaz Camp, protesting the mistreatment they have been subjected to by the local administration. Speaking with AGPS by phone, the administration of I’zaz Camp denied, however, the allegations, saying staff have

PLO Delegation in Damascus Sheds Light on Yarmouk Rehabilitation

PLO Delegation in Damascus Sheds Light on Yarmouk Rehabilitation

15-01-2019

Members of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Executive Committee Azzam AlAhmad and Wasel Abu Yousef discussed during their stopover in Damascus possible ways to boost reconstruction of Yarmouk Camp. This came during a meeting with Syrian state delegates and Palestinian

Debris-Clearance Resumed in Yarmouk after 2-Month Hiatus

Debris-Clearance Resumed in Yarmouk after 2-Month Hiatus

15-01-2019

Member of Fatah’s Central Committee Samir AlRefai’ said the Syrian authorities updated them on their decision to resume removal of debris from Yarmouk Camp after works have been suspended for a month and a half pending the approval of official

Palestinians from Syria in Turkey Rail Against Dire Conditions

Palestinians from Syria in Turkey Rail Against Dire Conditions

15-01-2019

Displaced Palestinian refugees from Syria taking shelter in the Turkish city of Sakarya appealed to the national and international human rights institutions, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Palestine Embassy to take urgent action regarding the abject living conditions they

Fuel, Bread Distributed to Displaced Families North of Syria

Fuel, Bread Distributed to Displaced Families North of Syria

15-01-2019

The Palestinians of Syria Commission for Relief and Development handed over bread loafs and fuel supplies to families sheltered in Idlib after they have gone displaced from Yarmouk and Khan Eshieh camps. The move makes part of a charity campaign

Over 5,000 Palestinian Refugees Trapped South of Damascus

Over 5,000 Palestinian Refugees Trapped South of Damascus

14-01-2019

More than 5,000 Palestinian refugees have been trapped in southern Damascus due to the tough cordon imposed by the Syrian government forces on Babila, Yalda, Beit Sahem, and Sidi Miqdad towns. Speaking with AGPS, a Palestinian refugee said: “Several

UNRWA Pledges to Meet Demands of Palestinians from Syria in Jordan

UNRWA Pledges to Meet Demands of Palestinians from Syria in Jordan

14-01-2019

The Committee of the Displaced Palestinians from Syria in Jordan said it has received a positive response by UNRWA officials in Amman over the refugees’ demands. The committee’s representatives said a meeting will be held with UNRWA’s director of operations

728 Palestinian Refugees Killed in Pro-Gov’t Shootouts in Syria

728 Palestinian Refugees Killed in Pro-Gov’t Shootouts in Syria

14-01-2019

728 Palestinian refugees were killed as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces. The list includes 276 Palestinian refugees who died as they joined the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), affiliated with the Syrian government. Palestinians aged 18 and above have

Fuel Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in AlBekaa

Fuel Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in AlBekaa

14-01-2019

Sahabat AlAqsa Association and an anonymous donor handed over fuel supplies to displaced Palestinian families from Syria in the Lebanese region of AlBekaa, after a violent snowstorm—called Norma—has rocked refugee camps and uprooted their poorly-equipped tents. Some 950 displaced Palestinian

Health Condition of Palestinian Refugees in I’Zaz Camp Worsened by Rat Bites

Health Condition of Palestinian Refugees in I’Zaz Camp Worsened by Rat Bites

13-01-2019

Palestinian families taking refuge in I’zaz Camp, north of Syria, have spoken up against the dramatic spread of rodents, particularly rats, in the area. The refugees said that they got bitten by rats all over their vulnerable bodies and that

Festival Held in Yarmouk Camp Stirs Wrath of Activists, Displaced Families

Festival Held in Yarmouk Camp Stirs Wrath of Activists, Displaced Families

13-01-2019

Palestinian activists strongly denounced a festival held by the Popular Front – General Command on Friday in the Arab-Palestinian Club in Yarmouk to pay tribute to families of Palestinians who have been killed or wounded while fighting alongside the Syrian

Abdul Majid Launches Calls for Securing Families’ Return to Yarmouk Camp

Abdul Majid Launches Calls for Securing Families’ Return to Yarmouk Camp

13-01-2019

Secretary of the Coalition of Palestinian Resistance Forces, Khaled Abdul Majeed, has also called on the concerned authorities to smooth the return of Yarmouk residents to their homes. Abdul Majeed spoke out against the delay and reluctance maintained as regards

UNRWA to Hand Over Cash Aids to Refugee Families in Handarat, AlNeirab

UNRWA to Hand Over Cash Aids to Refugee Families in Handarat, AlNeirab

13-01-2019

UNRWA announced the date for the delivery of cash aids to Palestinian families sheltered in AlNeirab and Handarat refugee camps in Aleppo. The families received text messages informing them about the distribution date and the required documents.

Palestinian Families from Syria in Ein Hilweh Camp Receive Cash Aids

Palestinian Families from Syria in Ein Hilweh Camp Receive Cash Aids

13-01-2019

The Wafaa European Campaign handed over cash aids to a number of Palestinian families from Syria sheltered in Ein AlHilweh Camp in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. Representatives of the campaign paid a visit to AlBahaa and AlKifah communities

Palestinians from Syria in AlBadawi Camp to Undergo Lip, Throat Surgeries

Palestinians from Syria in AlBadawi Camp to Undergo Lip, Throat Surgeries

13-01-2019

The Palestinian Red Crescent in Lebanon, in partnership with the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, announced the arrival of a group of surgeons specialized in cleft lip repair and throat surgery. Registered patients—children aged between one year and 16 years—will undergo

Over 35 Palestinian Women, Girls Tortured to Death in Syrian State Jails

Over 35 Palestinian Women, Girls Tortured to Death in Syrian State Jails

12-01-2019

AGPS documented the death of over 35 Palestinian women and girls under torture in Syrian government dungeons. The total death toll among the Palestinians of Syria who have fallen prey to fatal torture in Syrian state prisons has hit 565

Palestinian Refugee Hamam Ayoub Secretly Jailed in Syria for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Hamam Ayoub Secretly Jailed in Syria for 7th Year

12-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Hamam Abdul Rahman Ayoub, born in 1989, has been enduring a mysterious fate in a Syrian state prison. Hamam, from AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, was kidnapped by pro-government militias in Syria on September 11, 2012 as he headed

Association of Displaced Palestinians Meets with UNRWA Director in Lebanon

Association of Displaced Palestinians Meets with UNRWA Director in Lebanon

12-01-2019

The representative of the Association of Displaced Palestinians from Syria met with the director of UNRWA operations in Lebanon Claudio Cordoni and the head of the commission of UNRWA staff members Hakam Shehwan at Lahfa Center in Nahr AlBared Camp

139 Palestinians from Khan Eshieh Camp Pronounced Dead in War-Torn Syria

139 Palestinians from Khan Eshieh Camp Pronounced Dead in War-Torn Syria

12-01-2019

AGPS found out that 139 Palestinian residents of Khan Eshieh Camp in Syria have been pronounced dead due to war-related incidents. The list includes 51 refugees who were killed under shelling; 29 refugees who were fatally shot, and four refugees

Thousands of Palestinian Refugees at Risk as Snowstorm Norma Hits Lebanon

Thousands of Palestinian Refugees at Risk as Snowstorm Norma Hits Lebanon

11-01-2019

Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon continue to sound distress signals after the winter storm "Norma" brought flooding, snowfall and freezing rain across the country. Storm "Norma" has caused damages to infrastructure, roads and homes across Lebanon, putting thousands of

Elderly Palestinian Refugee Goes Missing in Damascus

Elderly Palestinian Refugee Goes Missing in Damascus

11-01-2019

Elderly Palestinian refugee Kamel Ahmad AlAwar, aged 85, has disappeared from AlQabon area, in Damascus, since November 23, 2018, on his way to his home in Qatna, in Rif Dimashq. His family continues to appeal for information about his condition

Palestinian Refugee Khaled Shakosh Secretly Held in Syrian Gov’t Prison since 2014

Palestinian Refugee Khaled Shakosh Secretly Held in Syrian Gov’t Prison since 2014

11-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Khalil Ibrahim Shakosh, born in 1987, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state prisons for the fifth year running. Khalil was kidnapped from his home in Jdeidat Artouz in Rif Dimashq on December 01, 2014 and

Dozens of Palestinian Children Join Scout Hiking North of Syria

Dozens of Palestinian Children Join Scout Hiking North of Syria

11-01-2019

Dozens of displaced Palestinian children north of Syria took part in a three-kilometer parade staged by the Ein Jalout Scouts Club. The event aims at developing scouting skills and boosting children’s physical potentials.

Over 1,724 Palestinian Refugees Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jails

Over 1,724 Palestinian Refugees Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jails

10-01-2019

Over 1,724 Palestinian refugees have been secretly held in Syrian government dungeons, where 565 others have been tortured to death. AGPS has been deeply concerned about the upsurge in the number of Palestinian victims of torture and enforced disappearance

Hamdallah: 2nd Batch of Yarmouk’s Reconstruction Money to Be Dispatched Soon

Hamdallah: 2nd Batch of Yarmouk’s Reconstruction Money to Be Dispatched Soon

10-01-2019

Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah, said efforts have been underway to transfer the second cash batch allotted for the reconstruction of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus. Hamdallah released his pledges in the Israeli-occupied Bethlehem city, during a meeting

Debris-Clearance Kick-Started in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp

Debris-Clearance Kick-Started in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp

10-01-2019

The Syrian authorities embarked on a campaign to clear rubble piled up in residential alleyways during Syria’s eight-year bloody warfare. Residents of AlSayeda Zeinab Camp in Rif Dimashq have been grappling with dire conditions due to the absence of financial

Fuel Supplies Distributed to Displaced Families in AlBekaa

Fuel Supplies Distributed to Displaced Families in AlBekaa

10-01-2019

The Committee to Follow Up on Displaced Palestinians in AlBekaa handed over fuel supplies to a number of Palestinian and Syrian families taking refuge in Lebanon’s central and western AlBekaa after a torrential snowstorm has rocked the region. Some 950

Yarmouk Camp Subjected to Deadly Shelling, Property-Theft in 2018

Yarmouk Camp Subjected to Deadly Shelling, Property-Theft in 2018

10-01-2019

Severe crises rocked Yarmouk Camp in 2018 owing to the bloody shootouts between ISIS, AlNusra Front, and the pro-government battalions. The situation took a dramatic turn for the worse following a military offensive launched by the Syrian government battalions in

AGPS: Alarm Sounded over Tragedy of Displaced Palestinians North of Syria

AGPS: Alarm Sounded over Tragedy of Displaced Palestinians North of Syria

09-01-2019

Palestinian refugees who have been deported to Idlib, north of Syria, continue to launch cries for help over the security turmoil rocking the area, days after a bloody shootout between Tahrir AlSham and the National Front for Liberation took away

Number of Palestinians from Syria in Egypt Goes Down

Number of Palestinians from Syria in Egypt Goes Down

09-01-2019

The number of Palestinians who fled war-torn Syria to Egypt has dramatically shrunk back over the past three years. An AGPS correspondent said the number of Palestinian refugees from Syria in Egypt in 2018 was estimated at 3,500, down

Situation of Palestinian Refugees Exacerbated by Freezing Temperatures North of Syria

Situation of Palestinian Refugees Exacerbated by Freezing Temperatures North of Syria

09-01-2019

Displaced Palestinian families in Deir Ballout and AlMuhamadiya refugee camps, north of Syria, have been grappling with calamitous conditions as their tents continue to be flooded with water and torrential downpours. Pictures and videos circulated on social media show dozens

Newly-Formed Group Speaks Up for Displaced Palestinians in I’zaz Camp

Newly-Formed Group Speaks Up for Displaced Palestinians in I’zaz Camp

09-01-2019

Activists who were deported to northern Syria announced the launch of the Association of Displaced Palestinians in and around I’zaz. The association said in its founding statement that it has seen the day as a result of the tragic situation

Palestinian Medic Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 8th Year

Palestinian Medic Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 8th Year

09-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Radi Mohamed Saleh, nicknamed Shakosh, has been incarcerated in Syrian jails for the eighth consecutive year. Shakosh was kidnapped by the Syrian intelligence forces on August 11, 2011 outside of his clinic in Khan Eshieh Camp. His fate

8 Palestinian Refugees Pronounced Dead in Syria in December 2018

8 Palestinian Refugees Pronounced Dead in Syria in December 2018

08-01-2019

AGPS documented the death of eight Palestinian refugees in war-torn Syria in December 2018. The list includes three Palestinians who were fatally gunned down and five others who were tortured to death in Syrian state prisons. According to AGPS statistics

UNRWA Suspends Health Services for Palestinians from Syria in Egypt

UNRWA Suspends Health Services for Palestinians from Syria in Egypt

08-01-2019

UNRWA office in Egypt halted healthcare services for Palestinian refugees from war-torn Syria who have sought shelter in Egypt. Reporting from Cairo, an AGPS news correspondent said UNRWA has not shelled out the 900,000 Egyptian pounds it owes to

Displaced Palestinian Family from Syria Flees Back to Lebanon

Displaced Palestinian Family from Syria Flees Back to Lebanon

08-01-2019

A Palestinian family returned to Lebanon shortly after it had left the country on way to Khan Eshieh Camp in Syria. A family member dubbed the humanitarian situation in Syria as “tragic” owing to the security mayhem, uncontrolled weapon-possession, chronic

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Subjected to Precarious Legal Status

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Subjected to Precarious Legal Status

08-01-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria in Lebanon continue to face a bleak future due to their ambivalent legal status and the inhospitality shown by local authorities. Palestinian refugees from Syria are reported to lack legal status in Lebanon. The absence of

Palestinian Refugee with Disability Struggling for Survival

Palestinian Refugee with Disability Struggling for Survival

07-01-2019

More than 2,300 Palestine refugees with disabilities in Syria have had their lives marred by the unabated warfare and bloody strife rocking the Syrian territories. “I spent my childhood confined to bed, ill and depressed. When people visited us

Civilians’ Fate Threatened by Uncontrolled Circulation of Weapons in AlNeirab Camp

Civilians’ Fate Threatened by Uncontrolled Circulation of Weapons in AlNeirab Camp

07-01-2019

The unrestrained flow of arms among the pro-government militias in AlNeirab Camp, in Aleppo, has marred civilians’ lives. A couple of days earlier, five people, including a child from AlMesri family, were left wounded in shootouts rocking AlNeirab Camp. In

Palestinian Refugee Mootaz Bakr Secretly Held in Syrian Prison for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Mootaz Bakr Secretly Held in Syrian Prison for 6th Year

07-01-2019

The family of the Palestinian refugee Mootaz Mohamed Bakr, a resident of AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, continues to appeal to the human rights institutions to work on revealing their son’s condition and whereabouts. Bakr, aged 35, was kidnapped by the

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Granted Citizenship in Sweden, Netherlands

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Granted Citizenship in Sweden, Netherlands

07-01-2019

A number of Palestinians from Syria have been granted citizenship in Netherlands and Sweden, to which they fled in the hunt for a safe shelter. The Dutch law stipulates that a Palestinian refugee from Syria be entitled to apply for

Syrian Gov’t Blocks Retrieval of Palestinian Dead Bodies from Yarmouk Debris

Syrian Gov’t Blocks Retrieval of Palestinian Dead Bodies from Yarmouk Debris

06-01-2019

The Action Group for the Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) slammed the Syrian authorities for preventing Yarmouk residents from removing dead bodies stranded beneath the mounds of debris piled up in the camp. According to private sources, over 80 cadavers have

Committee Overseeing Debris-Clearance in Yarmouk Meets Palestinian Officials in Ramallah

Committee Overseeing Debris-Clearance in Yarmouk Meets Palestinian Officials in Ramallah

06-01-2019

The committee tasked with following up on debris-clearance and the reconstruction of AlShuhadaa Cemetery in Yarmouk Camp met with Palestinian officials in Ramallah, namely the head of the Department of Refugee Affairs Dr. Ahmad Abu Holi and member of the

Palestinian Refugee Hafedh Huswa Secretly Held in Syria Jail for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Hafedh Huswa Secretly Held in Syria Jail for 5th Year

06-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Hafedh Fyasal Huswa has been incarcerated in state-run penal complexes in Syria for the fifth consecutive year. The detainee was kidnapped by pro-government squads at a Yarmouk roadblock on July 11, 2013. His fate has been shrouded in

UNICEF: Lives of Children at Risk amid Heavy Fighting and Floods in Northwest Syria

UNICEF: Lives of Children at Risk amid Heavy Fighting and Floods in Northwest Syria

06-01-2019

UNICEF has said that children continue to pay the heaviest price due to the escalation in violence in northwest Syria. The UN agency said it received alarming reports of 80 people killed, including one child. Many families are fleeing their

5 People Injured in Aleppo-Based Palestinian Refugee Camp

5 People Injured in Aleppo-Based Palestinian Refugee Camp

05-01-2019

At least five persons, including a child from AlMesri family, were left wounded in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Aleppo, following a shooting attack carried out by the so-called Mazen Abu Dheis, from Liwaa AlQuds battalion, affiliated with the

Palestinians from Syria Rally outside of UNRWA Office in Jordan

Palestinians from Syria Rally outside of UNRWA Office in Jordan

05-01-2019

A number of Palestinian refugees from Syria joined a vigil staged outside of the UNRWA building in the Jordanian capital city of Amman, protesting the agency’s poor services. The refugees handed over a letter to UNRWA’s deputy director to urge

Khan Dannun Camp Subjected to Dire Conditions in 2018

Khan Dannun Camp Subjected to Dire Conditions in 2018

05-01-2019

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp have been enduring abject living conditions as a result of the price leap, lack of basic services, and water and power blackouts, among other crises. Upon more than once occasion, civilians have railed against the

16 Palestinians from Syria Detained in 2018

16 Palestinians from Syria Detained in 2018

05-01-2019

AGPS found out that 16 Palestinian refugees, among them a woman, were arrested across the Syrian territories in 2018, down from 28 refugees, including seven women, in 2017. The list of 2018 arrestees includes six Palestinians from Yarmouk Camp, five

Civilian Killed, 6 Children Injured in Deir Ballout Shootout

Civilian Killed, 6 Children Injured in Deir Ballout Shootout

04-01-2019

A civilian was pronounced dead and several others, including six children, were left wounded in violent clashes between Tahrir AlSham Commission and the National Front for Liberation in Deir Ballout Camp, north of Syria. The list of wounded persons includes

Palestinians from Syria in Gaza Required to Add ID Code to Cross Rafah

Palestinians from Syria in Gaza Required to Add ID Code to Cross Rafah

04-01-2019

The Follow-Up Committee of Palestinians from Syria in Gaza has called on Palestinian refugees who have returned to Gaza to include their ID numbers on their Palestinian passports so as to be able to gain access out of Rafah border

Palestinian Refugee Omar Hejazi Held in Syrian Prisons for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Omar Hejazi Held in Syrian Prisons for 5th Year

04-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Omar Yakoob Hejazi, born in 1975, has been locked up in Syrian government prisons for the fifth year running. Hejazi, a resident of Yarmouk Camp, was kidnapped by the Syrian government troops on the Lebanese-Syrian borders. No data

Daraa Camp Enduring Severe Crises

Daraa Camp Enduring Severe Crises

04-01-2019

Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees has been grappling with abject conditions as a result of the fallouts wrought by the military operation launched by the Syrian government forces in mid-June 2018 using internationally-prohibited weapons in an attempt to recapture the

AGPS: 82 Palestinians from Syria Tortured to Death in Syrian Prisons in 2018

AGPS: 82 Palestinians from Syria Tortured to Death in Syrian Prisons in 2018

03-01-2019

AGPS documented the death of 82 Palestinian refugees as a result of harsh torture in Syrian state prisons. AGPS estimates the real number to be far higher due to the gag orders slapped by the Syrian government on the detainees’

Secretary of Fatah Office in Aleppo Kidnapped, Family Points Finger at Syria Pro-Government Battalion

Secretary of Fatah Office in Aleppo Kidnapped, Family Points Finger at Syria Pro-Government Battalion

03-01-2019

58-year-old Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Rafe’, from AlNeirab Camp in Aleppo, north of Syria, was kidnapped by anonymous gunmen. Mahmoud’s family held the Liwaa al-Quds battalion, affiliated with the Syrian government, responsible for the abduction and appealed to the concerned authorities

Mahmoud Abbas Pushes for Smoothing Return of Yarmouk Residents

Mahmoud Abbas Pushes for Smoothing Return of Yarmouk Residents

03-01-2019

The Palestinian Authority (PA) President, Mahmoud Abbas, stressed the need to press ahead with the reconstruction of Yarmouk Camp so as to allow displaced Palestinians to return to their homes at the soonest time possible. Abbas’ calls were made during

Palestinian Refugee Tent Burned Down in Deir Ballout Camp

Palestinian Refugee Tent Burned Down in Deir Ballout Camp

03-01-2019

A heater caused fires to break out in a Palestinian refugee tent in Deir Ballout Camp, north of Syria. The tent was reduced to ashes. Civilians rushed to extinguish the fires lest they extend to other refugee tents in the

2 Sick Palestinian Children Left without Treatment in Deir Ballout Camp

2 Sick Palestinian Children Left without Treatment in Deir Ballout Camp

03-01-2019

Palestinian refugee  Abu Mohamed Esam urged the International Red Cross, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Turkish authorities, among other concerned bodies, to work on securing urgent treatment for his two disabled children in Deir Ballout Camp, north of Syria

3,911 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead until End of 2018

3,911 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead until End of 2018

02-01-2019

AGPS has documented the death of 3,911 Palestinian refugees from Syria, including hundreds of women and children, since 2011, as a result of war-related incidents. AGPS found out that hundreds of refugees were killed under shelling and hundreds of

Fires Break Out in Jaramana Camp

Fires Break Out in Jaramana Camp

02-01-2019

Fires broke out at the Plastic Factory near UNRWA schools in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Rif Dimashq as a result of fireworks played in the area. Material damage was inflicted on civilian property. The locals appealed for an

Yarmouk Camp Subject to Property-Theft, Refugees Appeal for Reconstruction

Yarmouk Camp Subject to Property-Theft, Refugees Appeal for Reconstruction

02-01-2019

Pro-government militias continue to loot civilian homes in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus. Pictures circulated on social media networks show a group of thieves leaving Yarmouk Camp while carrying equipment belonging to displaced families. Palestinian families have

Palestinian Refugee Wins Damascus Race

Palestinian Refugee Wins Damascus Race

02-01-2019

Palestinian refugee Amer Abu Azzam, from Jaramana Camp, won the first place in a three-kilometer race held in Damascus. Abu Azzam also won the third place in an international race staged by DHL Company. Dozens of Palestinian refugees achieved success

More Than 2,250 Daily Reports Issued by AGPS

More Than 2,250 Daily Reports Issued by AGPS

02-01-2019

AGPS has issued its daily report number 2,250, both in the Arabic and English languages. 365 reports documenting the situation of the Palestinians of Syria had been released by AGPS during 2018 alone. A series of events and contributions

89 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead since Outbreak of Warfare

89 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead since Outbreak of Warfare

01-01-2019

AGPS documented the death of 89 Palestinian refugees from Syria onboard Europe-bound boats or on way to other destinations, fleeing war-torn Syria. The list of victims includes 16 Palestinian refugees who died in Egypt, 18 in Lebanon, 17 in Libya

Palestinians from Syria Trapped in Greece Launch Cry for Help

Palestinians from Syria Trapped in Greece Launch Cry for Help

01-01-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria sheltered on Greek islands have sounded distress signals over the exacerbated humanitarian conditions and fragile legal status they have been subjected to. Palestinian refugees in Greece continue to appeal to all concerned authorities and human rights

Palestinians from Syria in Brazil Grappling with Dire Conditions

Palestinians from Syria in Brazil Grappling with Dire Conditions

01-01-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees from Syria who have reached Brazil as they rummaged around for a safe shelter have been struggling for survival. The refugees have reportedly been denied access to the local labor market and the right to relief

Palestinian Refugees in Germany Rail Against Low Wages

Palestinian Refugees in Germany Rail Against Low Wages

01-01-2019

Palestinian and Syrian migrants working in Germany have denounced the low wages they have been receiving compared to their German counterparts and workers from other nationalities. The refugees said they have been made to work for longer hours but end