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Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Daraa Camp Exacerbated by Sewage Disposal

Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Daraa Camp Exacerbated by Sewage Disposal

21-05-2019

Palestinians taking refuge in Daraa Camp, south of Syria, have lashed out at the local authorities for dragging their feet over the residents’ appeals for rehabilitating infrastructure and sanitation networks. The residents said the poor sanitation networks and improper sewage

59-Year-Old Palestinian Woman Goes Missing in Damascus

59-Year-Old Palestinian Woman Goes Missing in Damascus

21-05-2019

Palestinian woman Mona Aneissi, born in 1960, disappeared from Nahr Eisheh area, in Damascus, some three days ago. She is reportedly a resident of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees. According to AGPS data, 323 Palestinian refugees have gone missing since

Elderly Palestinian Refugee Released from Syrian Detention Center after 4 Months

Elderly Palestinian Refugee Released from Syrian Detention Center after 4 Months

21-05-2019

Palestinian refugee Atiyeh Hasan Othman, born in 1955, was released from a Syrian government prison, where he had been held for four months. Atiyeh, from Daraa Camp, south of Syria, was arrested in Ein Karsh, in Damascus, as he applied

Palestinian Girl from Syria Receives Exam Exemption Honor in Lebanon

Palestinian Girl from Syria Receives Exam Exemption Honor in Lebanon

21-05-2019

Palestinian girl Bisan Esam Khuza’i received an exemption certificate from AlAbrar Educational Center in Lebanon’s western AlBekaa region, granting her the privilege to pass without sitting for the last-semester exams for the academic year 2018-2019. Bisan, a 1st year high school

Over 1,700 Palestinian Refugees Secretly Incarcerated in Syrian Jails

Over 1,700 Palestinian Refugees Secretly Incarcerated in Syrian Jails

20-05-2019

Palestinian refugee Fuad Fuad Kasem, called Abu Udai, was released from Syrian government prison, where he had been held for five years. Fuad was reportedly kidnapped from his home in the Hama-based Palestinian refugee camp in 2014. AGPS has been

New Committee Tasked With Finalizing Reconstruction Plan in & around Yarmouk Camp

New Committee Tasked With Finalizing Reconstruction Plan in & around Yarmouk Camp

20-05-2019

Pro-government sources in Syria announced the launch of a follow-up committee led by Minister of Public Works and Housing to wrap up rehabilitation plans in Yarmouk Camp and adjacent areas in two month’s time. The move was announced following a

7 Years since AlJa’ouna Massacre in Yarmouk Claimed Lives of over 20 Palestinians

7 Years since AlJa’ouna Massacre in Yarmouk Claimed Lives of over 20 Palestinians

20-05-2019

Seven years have passed by since AlJa’ouna massacre, perpetrated on August 2, 2012, took away the lives of over 20 Palestinians in Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, among them children. Several other Palestinians were left wounded after two mortar shells

Ramadan Meals Provided to Impoverished Palestinians in Qudsaya

Ramadan Meals Provided to Impoverished Palestinians in Qudsaya

20-05-2019

Fast-breaking meals were provided to 200 Palestinians with special needs, orphans, and children in Qudsaya town, in Rif Dimashq. Thousands of displaced Palestinian families in Syria continue to set off alarm bells over the lack of basic services and poor

On World Press Freedom Day . . . AGPS Documents Death of 18 Palestinian Journalists in War-Torn Syria

On World Press Freedom Day . . . AGPS Documents Death of 18 Palestinian Journalists in War-Torn Syria

04-05-2019

On the World Press Freedom Day, marked on May 3, AGPS said it kept record of the death of 18 Palestinian journalists since the outburst of deadly hostilities in March 2011, among whom academics and volunteers. The causalities died while

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Prison

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Prison

04-05-2019

AGPS documented the death of Palestinian refugee Wardan Yousef Matroud Hejazi, born in 1982, as a result of harsh torture in Syrian government jails. The Syrian security forces told his family that he died on April 25, 2019. Wardan, father

Lebanese Security Forces Release Palestinian Refugee after 16 Days

Lebanese Security Forces Release Palestinian Refugee after 16 Days

04-05-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Abdullah Hasan Atiyeh, born in 1972, was released from a Lebanese detention center, 16 days after he had been detained in Sidon. Abdullah, who was displaced from Yarmouk Camp to AlMiyah wa Miyah camp, south of

Turkey: Over 79,000 Illegal Migrants Caught on Migration Route

Turkey: Over 79,000 Illegal Migrants Caught on Migration Route

04-05-2019

The Turkish authorities said that the first four months of this year 79,000 illegal migrants were intercepted while the number of those taking to the seas from Turkey's coasts decreased 17.6 percent. The country also stepped up

Palestinian Refugee Survives Assassination Attempt in Syria

Palestinian Refugee Survives Assassination Attempt in Syria

03-05-2019

Palestinian refugee Nael Taha Mohamed Shahada, aged 26, survived an assassination attempt in AlMuzeireeb town, south of Syria, after unidentified gunmen opened fire at him in his leg. He was transferred to Daraa National Hospital for urgent treatment. The gunmen

Palestinian Refugee Dies under Mysterious Circumstances in Syrian Gov’t Jail

Palestinian Refugee Dies under Mysterious Circumstances in Syrian Gov’t Jail

03-05-2019

AGPS documented the death of Palestinian refugee Majed Na’imi in Syrian government prisons. The latter reportedly breathed his last on November 5, 2014. The casualty was kidnapped by government forces from AlKashef neighborhood, in Daraa, on November 26, 2012, a

Palestinian Refugee Muayad AlHayek Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2015

Palestinian Refugee Muayad AlHayek Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2015

03-05-2019

Palestinian refugee Muayad Khaled AlHayek has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state lock-ups, where he has been held for the fourth consecutive year. Muayad was arrested on April 16, 2015, at the age of 14. Ex-prisoners said they

Palestinian Child from Syria Receives Best Novel Award in Sweden

Palestinian Child from Syria Receives Best Novel Award in Sweden

03-05-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Khaled Ra’fat Assaad, born in Syria’s 2008 in Khan Eshieh Camp, won the best fiction award for 2018 granted by the Swedish News Agency. Khaled’s novel tackled the story of his migration to Sweden with his

Displaced Families Struggling for Survival in AlSadaka Camp in Aleppo’s Northern Outskirts

Displaced Families Struggling for Survival in AlSadaka Camp in Aleppo’s Northern Outskirts

02-05-2019

Palestinian families who were displaced from AlShabiba Camp, in I’zaz region, to AlSadaka Camp, west of AlBal village, in Aleppo’s northern town of Suran, have sounded distress signals over the dire humanitarian conditions in the area due to the absence

Assassination Attempt Carried Out in AlMuzeireeb Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Assassination Attempt Carried Out in AlMuzeireeb Camp for Palestinian Refugees

02-05-2019

AlMuzeireeb mayor Ahmad AlNabulsi, aged 55, survived an assassination attempt after anonymous gunmen shot him with gunfire. The mayor was evacuated to the Daraa National Hospital, before he was transferred to the Muwasat Hospital. Over recent years, Palestinians taking shelter

Palestinian Workers from Syria Grappling with Abject Situation in Lebanon

Palestinian Workers from Syria Grappling with Abject Situation in Lebanon

02-05-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian workers who fled war-torn Syria have been facing dire conditions in the Lebanese territories due to exploitation by employers, lack of access to the local labor market, and very low wages. A Palestinian worker from Syria reportedly

Palestinian Refugee Omar Za’za’ Secretly Jailed in Syria for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Omar Za’za’ Secretly Jailed in Syria for 5th Year

02-05-2019

Palestinian refugee Omar Adnan Zaaza’ has been held in Syrian government prisons for over five years. Omar was kidnapped by the Syrian government forces in 2014 from his workplace in Jaramana, in Rif Dimashq. He was dragged to an unidentified

Laureate Students Honored at Damascus University

Laureate Students Honored at Damascus University

02-05-2019

A couple of days earlier, a ceremony was held at Damascus Faculty of Science to honor outstanding Palestinian students. Teaching staff, NGOs, and parents were in attendance. A video enumerating the achievements of Palestinian youths was put on display at

16 Palestinians among 95 People Executed in Syria’s Saydanaya Military Prison

16 Palestinians among 95 People Executed in Syria’s Saydanaya Military Prison

01-05-2019

Brigadier General and political analyst Ahmad Rahal said the Syrian government at daybreak Tuesday, April 30, executed 95 prisoners in the Saydanaya (also spelled Sednaya) military jail, north of Damascus. The list includes 14 prisoners charged with murder, rape, or

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Jail

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Jail

01-05-2019

AGPS documented the death of Palestinian refugee Bilal Ibrahim AlSagheir, from AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, due to torture in Syrian government lock-ups, where he had been held for seven years. Bilal was arrested at the Duwar Tadmur checkpoint on October

32 Palestinian Residents of Handarat Camp Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Detention Centers

32 Palestinian Residents of Handarat Camp Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Detention Centers

01-05-2019

32 Palestinian refugees taking shelter in Handarat Camp, north of Aleppo, have been secretly incarcerated in Syrian government prisons. AGPS kept record of the names of 1,750 Palestinians, including 107 women and girls, secretly incarcerated in Syrian state penitentiaries

New Website Documents Collective Memory of Palestinian Refugee Camps

New Website Documents Collective Memory of Palestinian Refugee Camps

01-05-2019

Palestinian activists from Yarmouk Camp launched a website dubbed “yarmoukcamp.net” in an attempt to preserve the collective memory of the Palestinian refugee community in Yarmouk and other refugee camps. Speaking with AGPS, the founding activists said the move aims