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Names of Palestinian Refugees Figure on List of 8,000 Detainees Tortured to Death in Syrian Lock-Ups

Names of Palestinian Refugees Figure on List of 8,000 Detainees Tortured to Death in Syrian Lock-Ups

31-07-2018

The names of nearly 8,000 people tortured to death in Syrian regime prisons over the past seven years were released on Sunday evening, in the latest confirmation of a campaign of systematic slaughter of detainees by the country's intelligence services

6 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead

6 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead

31-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Reda Mahmoud Suleiman, from Khan Eshieh Camp, was confirmed dead as a result of torture in Syrian government jails. The government forces told his family that he died on August 20, 2015. Suleiman was reportedly kidnapped by the

Palestinian Child from Syria Drowns in Germany

Palestinian Child from Syria Drowns in Germany

31-07-2018

Palestinian child from Syria Jaafar Muayad Mustafa Sarhan drowned in a lake in Germany. 

PLO’s Majdalani Calls for Speeding Up Reconstruction of Yarmouk Camp

PLO’s Majdalani Calls for Speeding Up Reconstruction of Yarmouk Camp

31-07-2018

Member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Ahmad Majdalani, stressed the need to reconstruct Yarmouk Camp. He said an international conference is likely to be convened so as to mobilize support for reconstruction projects in cooperation

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jail, Number of Torture Victims Hits 536

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jail, Number of Torture Victims Hits 536

30-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Essam Mustafa Shahada, a resident of Daraa, was killed under torture in Syrian government prisons, where he had been held for seven years. AGPS documented the death of 536 Palestinians under torture in Syrian prisons. 1,682 Palestinian

The Syrian regime continues to prevent the exhumation of bodies under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

The Syrian regime continues to prevent the exhumation of bodies under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

30-07-2018

Speaking with AGPS Activists said the Syrian government forces continue to prevent civilians and paramedics from recovering bodies stuck under the mounds of debris piled up in Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus. The activists added that the government forces continue

Jafra Foundation Distributes Agricultural Harvest to Displaced Palestinians South of Damascus

Jafra Foundation Distributes Agricultural Harvest to Displaced Palestinians South of Damascus

30-07-2018

The Jafra Foundation for Relief and Development south of Syria distributed vegetables picked by the charity to feed displaced families. The foundation said 150 portions, weighing three kilograms each, have been distributed on a daily basis to families displaced from

Shadi AlAsaad among Thousands of Palestinians with Disabilities Struggling for Survival in War-Torn Syria

Shadi AlAsaad among Thousands of Palestinians with Disabilities Struggling for Survival in War-Torn Syria

29-07-2018

More than 2,300 Palestinian refugees with disabilities in Syria have had their lives marred by the unabated warfare and bloody strife rocking the Syrian territories. The life of Shadi AlAssad, aged 31, has gone upside down as a result

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jail

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jail

29-07-2018

 AGPS documented the death of the Palestinian refugee Ahmed Abdul Rahim Azimeh under torture in Syrian government dungeons. Government officers told his family that he died on August 3, 2014. According to AGPS data, 534 Palestinian refugees were killed under

Displaced Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Undergoing Dire Conditions North of Syria

Displaced Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Undergoing Dire Conditions North of Syria

29-07-2018

Hundreds of Palestinian refugee families displaced from Yarmouk to northern Syria have been subjected to an abject humanitarian situation due to the lack of basic services and separation of family members across local shelters. Dozens of displaced civilians have been

UN Official Pushes for Urgent Action to Deliver Aids across War-Torn Syria

UN Official Pushes for Urgent Action to Deliver Aids across War-Torn Syria

29-07-2018

The top UN official for humanitarian affairs said Friday that aid should continue to reach millions of people across Syria. "Humanitarian organizations continue to reach millions of people across Syria. More than 3 million people received food last month alone

3,840 Palestinian Refugees Killed in Syria Since 2011

3,840 Palestinian Refugees Killed in Syria Since 2011

28-07-2018

AGPS documented the death of 3,840 Palestinian refugees, among them 478 women and girls, due to war-related incidents in Syria. Yarmouk Camp topped the list with 1,398 victims, followed by Daraa Camp with 261 victims. At the same

Palestinian Resident of Yarmouk Camp Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

Palestinian Resident of Yarmouk Camp Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

28-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Alaa AlDeen Jamal Mahmoud, aged 40, died under torture in Syrian government dungeons, where he had been held for seven years. The casualty, a former civil servant and resident of Yarmouk Camp, was kidnapped by the government forces

Hamoud: Palestinian Refugees Outside of Syria Face Deadly Threats Upon Return to War-Torn Syria

Hamoud: Palestinian Refugees Outside of Syria Face Deadly Threats Upon Return to War-Torn Syria

28-07-2018

Researcher in refugee affairs, Tareq Hamoud, said that just a small number of Palestinian and Syrian refugees who have sought shelter outside of Syria can safely regain access to the country. Speaking with Arabi 21, Hamoud said thousands of Palestinians

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Illegal Weapons Possession by Pro-Government Militias

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Illegal Weapons Possession by Pro-Government Militias

28-07-2018

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq strongly condemned the uncontrolled possession of weapons by pro-government gunmen. In a letter emailed to AGPS, a resident of AlHusainiya said militias have been unleashing barrages of gunfire during celebrations

AGPS: 533 Palestinians Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons

AGPS: 533 Palestinians Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons

27-07-2018

AGPS documented the death of 533 Palestinian refugees and thousands of Syrian nationals under torture in Syrian government lock-ups, including women, children, and elderly civilians. Recently, the Syrian government announced the death of 50 Palestinians under torture in its penitentiaries

Syrian Gov’t Forces Block Access of Palestinians into Southern Damascus

Syrian Gov’t Forces Block Access of Palestinians into Southern Damascus

27-07-2018

Reporting from Damascus, AGPS correspondent said Syrian government troops have banned Palestinian refugees from entering Yalda, Babilla, and Beit Sahem towns, south of Damascus. Dozens of Palestinian residents of Yarmouk Camp attempted to reach southern Damascus via the Sidi Miqdad

Husam AlDeen Hasan, released by Tahrir AlSham Commission in Idlib

Husam AlDeen Hasan, released by Tahrir AlSham Commission in Idlib

27-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Husam AlDeen Hasan Abdullah Hasan, from AlSayeda Zeinab Camp, was released by Tahrir AlSham Commission a couple of days ago, after he had been held captive for three weeks. Hasan, aged 33, was kidnapped by Tahrir AlSham gunmen

Food Baskets Distributed to Victims of Forced Deportation in Deir Ballout Camp

Food Baskets Distributed to Victims of Forced Deportation in Deir Ballout Camp

27-07-2018

The Commission of Palestinians of Syria for Relief and Development north of Syria handed over 900 food baskets to families who were displaced from Yarmouk and southern Damascus and have been taking shelter in and near the Deir Ballout refugee

UNESCO’s Director-General Urges Inquiry into Killing of Photojournalist Niraz Sa’id in Syria Dungeons

UNESCO’s Director-General Urges Inquiry into Killing of Photojournalist Niraz Sa’id in Syria Dungeons

26-07-2018

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, called for an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Niraz Sa’id, a photojournalist whose demise in detention in Syria was announced on 16 July. “I wish to express my condolences to the

Palestinian Killed in AlSuweida Hostilities

Palestinian Killed in AlSuweida Hostilities

26-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Mustafa Mohamed AlIssa, affiliated with ISIS, was killed in a suicide bombing attack launched by ISIS gunmen on Wednesday, July 25, in AlSuweida, south of Syria. AlIssa, aged 28, reportedly took shelter in the Yarmouk refugee camp. Over

Palestinian Students South of Damascus Called to Sign Up over Safe Access to Damascus

Palestinian Students South of Damascus Called to Sign Up over Safe Access to Damascus

26-07-2018

Waleed al-Kurdi, who is in charge of the education file for Yarmouk students, called on students and tutors from Yarmouk who have been taking shelter in Yalda, Babila, and Beit Sahem, south of Damascus, and who have enrolled at schools

Palestinian Families in Yarmouk Basin Grappling with Tough Living Conditions

Palestinian Families in Yarmouk Basin Grappling with Tough Living Conditions

26-07-2018

Hundreds of families taking refuge in Yarmouk Basin, in Daraa’s western suburbs, have been enduring dire conditions due to the rampant hostilities rocking the area and the simmering confrontations between the pro-ISIS Khaled Ibn AlWaleed battalion and the government outfits

UNRWA Delivers Cash Aid to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

UNRWA Delivers Cash Aid to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

26-07-2018

UNRWA transferred cash aids to the Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon via ATM cards. Every Palestinian family from Syria received a rental allowance of $100 and a food allowance worth 27$ per every refugee.  In Text messages sent by

30 Palestinians Killed in June 2018, down from 14 in June 2017

30 Palestinians Killed in June 2018, down from 14 in June 2017

25-07-2018

30 Palestinian refugees died of war-related incidents in Syria in June 2018. In 2017, 14 were pronounced dead during the same month. In June 2018, AlAyedeen Camp in Hama topped the list with 24 victims, followed by Yarmouk Camp with

Palestinian Refugees in Gaza Slam PLO’s Decision to Ease Return to Syria

Palestinian Refugees in Gaza Slam PLO’s Decision to Ease Return to Syria

25-07-2018

Several Palestinian activists and refugees have been outraged by the decision of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to arrange the return of Palestinian refugees in Gaza to Syria. Activists dubbed the declared move a sign of the PLO’s indifference as

Security Turmoil Marring Life of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Security Turmoil Marring Life of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

25-07-2018

Palestinian refugees taking shelter in the Lebanese territories continue to sound distress signals over the security mayhem rocking refugee camps in Lebanon. Scores of families who headed for Lebanon, fleeing deadly warfare in Syria, have been facing a dire situation

Father of Premature Child from Syria Reiterated his Appeals for Urgent Aid

Father of Premature Child from Syria Reiterated his Appeals for Urgent Aid

25-07-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria in Lebanon Ahmed Maghames reiterated his appeals to the human rights organizations, the Red Crescent, the Red Cross, the PLO, and the Palestinian factions in Lebanon to help him raise more funds so as to save

3 Palestinians Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jails

3 Palestinians Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jails

24-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Anas Abbas Awad, born in 1990, was killed under torture in Syrian government dungeons. The casualty was kidnapped by the government forces in 2011 at the Naseem checkpoint in Jaramana, in Rif Dimashq. Palestinian brothers Mohamed Fayad Mustafa

Palestinian Family Appeals for Information over Fate of Newly-Released Son

Palestinian Family Appeals for Information over Fate of Newly-Released Son

24-07-2018

The family of the Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Walid Rahma, a resident of Yarmouk Camp, appealed to the concerned authorities and human rights organizations to work on disclosing the fate of their son, who has gone missing after he was released

Palestinians from Syria Unable to Shell out Visa Renewal Fees

Palestinians from Syria Unable to Shell out Visa Renewal Fees

24-07-2018

Thousands of Palestinian from Syria who have fled to other destinations have been unable to pay the steep fees of visa-renewal processes in the new destinations. Renewing travel documents costs up to $300. The applicant is required to pay $800

Algerian Scholarships Granted to Palestinians from Syria

Algerian Scholarships Granted to Palestinians from Syria

24-07-2018

The Department of Education and Higher Education of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in Damascus announced the launch of Algerian scholarships for Palestinians from Syria. Applicants are invited to sign up by Thursday, July 26. The scholarships will be granted

3 PLA Fighters Killed, Others Injured South of Syria

3 PLA Fighters Killed, Others Injured South of Syria

23-07-2018

Three Palestinians from the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) were killed as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces against ISIS militias in Yarmouk Basin, south of Syria. Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Ahmed Tayseer Ibrahim and Sharaf Majd Abdul Fatah Abu

Activists: Yarmouk Residents Allowed to Validate Property Ownership

Activists: Yarmouk Residents Allowed to Validate Property Ownership

23-07-2018

Palestinian activists said pro-government bodies ruled that Yarmouk residents are allowed to endorse proofs of property ownership until the end of September. The activists quoted a number of families who recently entered the camp as stating that municipal authorities notified

PLO Opens Application Process for Displaced Palestinians Seeking to Return to Syria

PLO Opens Application Process for Displaced Palestinians Seeking to Return to Syria

23-07-2018

PLO’s Department of Refugee Affairs announced the launch of the application processes in Lebanon and Gaza for displaced Palestinians in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip who wish to return to Syria. In a Friday statement the department called on the

Migrant Family Sinks off Evros River

Migrant Family Sinks off Evros River

23-07-2018

A woman and her three children sunk off the Turkish side of the Evros River, trying to reach Greece. The family’s nationality has not yet been identified. Turkish coast guards stumbled upon the dead bodies after they were swept away

Syrian Gov’t Forces Crack down on Palestinians’ Free Movement South of Damascus

Syrian Gov’t Forces Crack down on Palestinians’ Free Movement South of Damascus

22-07-2018

The Syrian government forces stipulated that in order for Palestinian refugees sheltered in Yarmouk Camp and the towns of Yalda, Babila, and Beit Sahel to gain access to Damascus a formal consent should be issued to that very end. Activists

Hundreds Flee in Mass Exodus from Beleaguered Yarmouk Basin

Hundreds Flee in Mass Exodus from Beleaguered Yarmouk Basin

22-07-2018

Dozens of families in Yarmouk Basin, in Daraa’s western suburbs, left their homes due to the rampant shelling rocking the area. 20 persons, among them children, were pronounced dead in Tseil and AlShajarah, in Daraa. Reporting from Daraa, AGPS correspondent

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Tamim Held in Syrian Gov’t Jails for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Tamim Held in Syrian Gov’t Jails for 5th Year

22-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Mohamed Tamim, aged 58, has been locked up in Syrian government penitentiaries for five years running. The refugee, a resident of Yarmouk Camp, was kidnapped by the government forces on August 3, 2013 and taken to an

Refugees Sheltered in Greek Island Sound Distress Signals over Water Crisis

Refugees Sheltered in Greek Island Sound Distress Signals over Water Crisis

22-07-2018

Activists in the Greek island of Mytilene said migrants stranded in the area have been grappling with a water crisis as the number of migrants has grown dramatically on the island. In a live footage, dozens of migrants appear to

Another 19 Palestinian Refugees to Be Released as Part of Kafria-AlAfoua Deal

Another 19 Palestinian Refugees to Be Released as Part of Kafria-AlAfoua Deal

21-07-2018

19 other Palestinian refugees appeared on the lists of detainees expected to be released as part of the Kafria and AlFoua prisoner swap deal, struck between the Syrian government, the Iranian side, and Tahrir AlSham battalion.   The list included

Newly-Released Palestinian Appeals for Information over His Family’s Fate

Newly-Released Palestinian Appeals for Information over His Family’s Fate

21-07-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Rami Kasem, from Yarmouk Camp, appealed to the concerned bodies to update him on his family’s fate, with whom he has lost contact since his detention. AlKasem, who was released as part of the Kafria-AlFoua deal

Yarmouk Residents Appeal for Body Removal

Yarmouk Residents Appeal for Body Removal

21-07-2018

Activists and civilians in Yarmouk Camp called on the Red Crescent and the human rights organizations to urgently step in so as to remove the bodies of five residents who have remained under the mounds of debris piled up in

Data of Palestinians from Syria South of Lebanon Updated

Data of Palestinians from Syria South of Lebanon Updated

21-07-2018

Palestinian refugees from Syria in Siblin, in Lebanon’s southern region of AkKharroub, have flocked to UNRWA-run Beit Jala School to update their record of personal data at the request of UNRWA. Scores of Palestinian families spoke out against the state

23 Palestinian Refugees to Be Released as Part of New Prisoner Swap Deal

23 Palestinian Refugees to Be Released as Part of New Prisoner Swap Deal

20-07-2018

Anti-government groups in Syria and activists published lists comprising the names of 1,500 detainees in Syrian jails who will be released as part of the Kafria and AlFoua deal, struck between the Syrian government, Iran, and Tahrir AlSham. The

Palestinian Refugee Issa Abu Zeid Released as Part of AlFoua Deal

Palestinian Refugee Issa Abu Zeid Released as Part of AlFoua Deal

20-07-2018

Media reports said that the AlFoua deal has been put into effect and that pro-government militants and their families have been evacuated from AlFoua and Kafria, north of Syria. At the same time, the first batch of detainees, among them

70-year-old Palestinian Woman Kept Behind Prison Bars in Syria

70-year-old Palestinian Woman Kept Behind Prison Bars in Syria

20-07-2018

A 70-year-old Palestinian woman has been held captive in Syrian detention centers for eight days running under the pretext that her son is affiliated with armed groups previously deployed in Yarmouk Camp. The woman’s family said government patrols broke into

National Commission Urges Int’l Community to Speak Up for Thousands of Detainees in Syria Dungeons

National Commission Urges Int’l Community to Speak Up for Thousands of Detainees in Syria Dungeons

20-07-2018

The National Commission for Detainees and Missing Persons called on the international community and human rights institutions to take urgent action so as to save tens of thousands of minors, youths, men, and women held in Syrian government lock-ups. The

2 PLA Fighters Injured in ISIS Ambush

2 PLA Fighters Injured in ISIS Ambush

20-07-2018

Brigadier-General Sherif Kayed and Brigadier-General Bilal Qasem Mohammed, from the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), were injured in an ambush set by ISIS gangs in the suburbs of AlSuweida, south of Syria. Sources close to the PLA said the ambush set

Dabour Urges Popular Committees to Provide Lists of Displaced Palestinian Families in Lebanon Wishing to Return to Syria

Dabour Urges Popular Committees to Provide Lists of Displaced Palestinian Families in Lebanon Wishing to Return to Syria

20-07-2018

Palestine’s Ambassador in Lebanon Ashraf Dabour called on the popular committees in Lebanon-based refugee camps to provide the embassy with the names of displaced Palestinian families from Syria in Lebanon who wish to regain access to Syria. A circular released

Stranded Residents in Daraa Camp Stand on Guard to Forced Deportation Scheme

Stranded Residents in Daraa Camp Stand on Guard to Forced Deportation Scheme

19-07-2018

Stranded residents of Daraa Camp refused to be forcibly deported with the opposition forces to northern Syria, saying they received pledges from the Russian side to protect them from harm. Activists called on UNRWA, the Palestinian factions, and the concerned

Palestinian Refugee Dies under Torture in Syrian Gov’t Jails

Palestinian Refugee Dies under Torture in Syrian Gov’t Jails

19-07-2018

Palestinian Refugee Yaser Yousef AlKarkati, a resident of Daraa AlBalad, was killed under torture in Syrian government jails, where he had been held for nearly five years. AlKarkati’s family said they received the piece of news from the Civil Status

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed AlMarkaten Held in Syrian Dungeons Since 2013

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed AlMarkaten Held in Syrian Dungeons Since 2013

19-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Salem Ali AlMarkaten, aged 60, has been incarcerated in Syrian government prisons for the fifth year running. Mohamed was kidnapped by the government forces on his way out of Yarmouk Camp and was dragged to an unknown

Syrian Gov’t Celebrates Recapturing Yarmouk Camp

Syrian Gov’t Celebrates Recapturing Yarmouk Camp

19-07-2018

A Syrian government delegation, led by Damascus governor and senior Palestinian officials along with members of the reconciliation committee, raised the Syrian flag at the main entrance to Yarmouk Camp, celebrating the government’s takeover of the camp and other areas

19 Dead as Migrant Boat Capsizes off Turkish Cyprus

19 Dead as Migrant Boat Capsizes off Turkish Cyprus

19-07-2018

In atragic incident, 19 people died when a boat carrying about 160 migrants sank off the coast of Northern Cyprus. Rescuers have been searching for some 30 other people, Turkey’s coast guard said on Wednesday. The bodies of the 19

2 Brothers Tortured to Death among 5 Other Palestinian Refugees killed in Syria

2 Brothers Tortured to Death among 5 Other Palestinian Refugees killed in Syria

18-07-2018

Three Palestinians from the Palestine Liberation Army were pronounced dead on Monday, July 16. The victims are: Husain Ali Mohamed, Nidal Sa’id Oudeh, and Mohamed Abdullah Youssef. They were killed as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces in AlSuweida

General Commission for Refugees in Daraa Provides Data to Families of Missing Palestinians

General Commission for Refugees in Daraa Provides Data to Families of Missing Palestinians

18-07-2018

AGPS has learned that families of detained Palestinians who have been appealing for information regarding their relatives’ fate may access such data at the office of the Arab Palestinian Refugees General Commission in Daraa. Concerned families should apply for civil registration

Palestinian Refugee Omar Hejazi Subjected to Enforced Disappearance for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Omar Hejazi Subjected to Enforced Disappearance for 6th Year

18-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Omar Ya’kob Hijazi, aged 43, has been kept in Syrian government detention centers for six years. Hijazi, a resident of Yarmouk Camp, was arrested by the government forces on the Syrian-Lebanese borders. His fate remains unknown.

Palestinian Refugee Goes Missing South of Syria

Palestinian Refugee Goes Missing South of Syria

18-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Yazen Ameen Hafedh, a resident of AlHajar AlAswad in Rif Dimashq, has disappeared from Naseeb town in Daraa some few days ago. No pieces of information have been received by his family as regards his fate and location

Palestinian Refugee Finishes Second in Body Building Championship in Hums

Palestinian Refugee Finishes Second in Body Building Championship in Hums

18-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Samer Faraj Idris, from AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, finished second at the Classic body building championship staged in Hums on July 16.

Palestinian Photojournalist Niraz Sa’id Tortured to Death in Syrian Government Jails

Palestinian Photojournalist Niraz Sa’id Tortured to Death in Syrian Government Jails

17-07-2018

Palestinian photographer Niraz Sa’id, from Yarmouk Camp, died under torture in Syrian government jails, where he had been detained for three years. Niraz Sa’id was kidnapped on October 2, 2015 by Syrian government forces and dragged to a detention center

Mother of Palestinian Refugee Appeal to Tahrir AlSham Commission in Idlib to Release Detained Son

Mother of Palestinian Refugee Appeal to Tahrir AlSham Commission in Idlib to Release Detained Son

17-07-2018

The mother of the Palestinian refugee from Syria Husam AlDeen Hasan Abdullah Hasan, aged 33, urged Tahrir AlSham Commisson to release her son, who has been held captive since July 7. Husam’s mother said her son and four other Palestinians

Rights Group Urges UNRWA to Rally Round Palestinian Refugees in Syria

Rights Group Urges UNRWA to Rally Round Palestinian Refugees in Syria

17-07-2018

Director-General of Commission 302 for Defense of Refugee Rights, Ali Huweidi, urged UNRWA to take up its duty as regards the Palestinian refugees in Syria and to work on providing them with much-needed humanitarian aids. Hweidi denounced the delay in

Palestinian Students from Syria in Lebanon to Take Part in Educational Camp

Palestinian Students from Syria in Lebanon to Take Part in Educational Camp

17-07-2018

The director of a so-called  “We Learn with Pleasure for Palestine” camp, Yosra Akil, said 200 Palestinian students from Syria in Lebanon are slated to take part in the third educational camp held by the International Association of Palestinian Teachers

Migrant Families from War-Torn Syria Subjected to Sexual Violence by Traffickers in Libya

Migrant Families from War-Torn Syria Subjected to Sexual Violence by Traffickers in Libya

16-07-2018

Moroccan activist Nawal AlSoufi quoted a woman held captive in Libya as stating that Palestinian and Syrian women detained in Libya have been subjected to rape every two or three days. The detained woman, who reached out to the activist

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead in Southern Syria Hostilities

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead in Southern Syria Hostilities

16-07-2018

Palestinian young man Ahmad Khuza’I was killed as he fought alongside the Syrian government forces in Daraa, south of Syria. 1,031 Palestinian refugees have been fatally gunned down in the embattled Syrian territories.

Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria Rally over Dire Conditions

Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria Rally over Dire Conditions

16-07-2018

Families deported from southern Damascus to Deir Balut Camp, north of Syria, called on the concerned authorities to urgently step in and work on improving living conditions for dozens of impoverished families in the area. The protesters spoke up for

Meeting Held in Yarmouk Pushes for Urgent Reconstruction

Meeting Held in Yarmouk Pushes for Urgent Reconstruction

16-07-2018

A so-called “First Forum for the Reconstruction of Yarmouk Camp” was held at the office of AlBaath Party in Yarmouk. Representatives of Syrian and Palestinian civil society were in attendance. The meeting culminated in a consent to outline roadmaps and

Palestinians from Syria Prevented from Burying Their Relatives in Lebanon

Palestinians from Syria Prevented from Burying Their Relatives in Lebanon

15-07-2018

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon said they could not find tombs to bury their dead relatives. Palestinian activists in AlBekaa said an elderly man from Yarmouk Camp was laid to rest seven days after he was pronounced dead. A Lebanese

Meeting between PLO, Syrian Officials Culminate in Pledges to Reconstruct Yarmouk

Meeting between PLO, Syrian Officials Culminate in Pledges to Reconstruct Yarmouk

15-07-2018

A delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) wrapped up on Saturday a visit to Damascus, where it met with Syrian officials over the situation of Palestinian refugees in war-ragged Syria. Members of the PLO Executive Committee, Azzam AlAhmad, Ahmed

Palestinian activist Youssef AlKubra, from AlNeirab Camp still in custody

Palestinian activist Youssef AlKubra, from AlNeirab Camp still in custody

15-07-2018

The Syrian government forces have kept Palestinian activist Youssef AlKubra, from AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo, in custody. Youssef is an affiliate of the anti-occupation Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine. AGPS documented the incarceration of 1,680 Palestinians

Jafra Provides Water Supplies to Displaced Palestinian Families

Jafra Provides Water Supplies to Displaced Palestinian Families

15-07-2018

The Jafra Foundation for Relief and Development filled water tanks for a number of Palestinian refugees seeking shelter in Yalda and Babila, south of Damascus. 2,000 refugees, among them thousands of families who were forcibly displaced from Yarmouk, have

AGPS: Disastrous Situation Endured by Residents of Yarmouk Camp

AGPS: Disastrous Situation Endured by Residents of Yarmouk Camp

14-07-2018

Head of AGPS Research Department, Ibrahim AlAli, warned of a serious disaster rocking Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus, after the Syrian government forces regained control over the area in May. AlAli said families displaced from Yarmouk have

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Dungeons

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Dungeons

14-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Samer Salim Jarbou’ was tortured to death in Syrian government jails, where he had been locked up for nearly five years. His death certificate was handed over to his family. AGPS documented the death of 526 Palestinians under

Hundreds of Children in AlRukban Camp in Need of Urgent Medical Treatment

Hundreds of Children in AlRukban Camp in Need of Urgent Medical Treatment

14-07-2018

Medics and paramedics in AlRukban Camp, on the Syrian-Jordanian borders, called on the international humanitarian institutions and concerned human rights bodies to urgently step in and safe dozens of children suffering from severe diarrhea and hepatitis A. Medics appealed for

Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon Grappling with Abject Living Conditions

Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon Grappling with Abject Living Conditions

14-07-2018

Thousands of Palestinians who have sought shelter in Lebanon have been subjected dire conditions as a result of their fragile legal status and their lack of access to the local labor market. Several refugees have faced blackmailing while others were

Displaced Palestinians North of Syria Appeal for Urgent Action by UNRWA, Int’l Institutions

Displaced Palestinians North of Syria Appeal for Urgent Action by UNRWA, Int’l Institutions

13-07-2018

In letters emailed to AGPS, Palestinian refugees forcibly deported from Yarmouk Camp to northern Syria appealed to UNRWA to deliver its in-kind and cash aids to the displaced families as has been the case in government-held zones. The displaced families

2 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

2 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

13-07-2018

Palestinian refugees Yazen Akrem Amayri, from Yarmouk Camp, and Mootasem Ahmed Yousef, from Khan Eshieh Camp, died under torture in Syrian government penitentiaries, bringing the number of torture victims among the Palestinians of Syria to 526. Recently the Syrian government

Palestinian Resident of Raml Camp Pronounced Dead

Palestinian Resident of Raml Camp Pronounced Dead

13-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Ameer AlSebsi, from AlRaml Camp, was killed as he fought alongside the government forces in Latakia suburbs. AGPS kept record of the death of 39 Palestinians from Latakia Camp due to war-related incidents in Syria.

DUIK 16 Dubbed “Bassel” Launched in Honor of Bassel Khartabil Safadi

DUIK 16 Dubbed “Bassel” Launched in Honor of Bassel Khartabil Safadi

13-07-2018

French company Rainbox announced the release of DUIK 16, dubbed "Bassel" in honor of Palestinian militant activist Bassel Khartabil Safadi. As part of the move, DUIK added more standard animation tools and workflows to be used in commercial animation applications

Palestinian Refugee Fawzi Hamid Released from Syrian Gov’t Lock-Up

Palestinian Refugee Fawzi Hamid Released from Syrian Gov’t Lock-Up

13-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Fawzi Hamid, kidnapped on May 21, 218, after the government forces recaptured Yarmouk Camp, was released from a government jail. Hamid and a group of elderly persons who refused to leave Yarmouk and called for the neutralization of

Palestinian Red Crescent  in Lebanon announced a delegation of surgeons arrived in Lebanon

Palestinian Red Crescent in Lebanon announced a delegation of surgeons arrived in Lebanon

13-07-2018

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society in Lebanon, in partnership with the World Relief Organization, announced that a delegation of surgeons arrived in Lebanon to conduct surgeries for blue water patients at AlHmashari Hospital in Sidon. Concerned patients should fill out

Anti-Occupation Militant among 2 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons

Anti-Occupation Militant among 2 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons

12-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Abdul Salam Khaled Abdul Al was killed under tortured in Syrian government jails. He was kidnapped by the government forces some three years ago and kept in custody ever since, before he was pronounced dead on Wednesday. Activists

Russian Police Enter AlMuzeireeb South of Syria

Russian Police Enter AlMuzeireeb South of Syria

12-07-2018

Russian cops entered AlMuzeireeb town on Wednesday following an agreement with the opposition outfits. Recently, Syrian government forces and their war partners struck AlMuzeireeb and Daraa Camp, among other populated zones, forcing thousands of Palestinians to seek shelter elsewhere.

Power Crisis Rocks AlHusainiya Camp

Power Crisis Rocks AlHusainiya Camp

12-07-2018

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp denounced the power blackouts and the acute dearth in drinking-water supplies in the area. Reporting from the camp, a Facebook page slammed the apathy maintained by the concerned authorities as regards the residents’ appeals for help

Displaced Palestinian Families South of Damascus Struggling for Survival

Displaced Palestinian Families South of Damascus Struggling for Survival

12-07-2018

Hundreds of displaced Palestinian families seeking refuge in Yalda, Babila, and Beit Sahem, south of Damascus, have launched cries for help over the abject living conditions they have been made to endure in the area due to the price hike

Turkish Embassy in Lebanon Suspending Visas for Palestinians from Syria

Turkish Embassy in Lebanon Suspending Visas for Palestinians from Syria

12-07-2018

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 Refugees from Syria Stranded in Thailand Sound Distress Signals

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Stranded in Thailand Sound Distress Signals

11-07-2018

Palestinians stranded in Thailand’s lock-ups for overstaying their visas appealed to the international human rights institutions to hold contacts with the Thai government so as to release them at the soonest time possible. Dozens of Palestinian and Syrian refugees from

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

11-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Mootaz Taher AlGhazi was killed under torture in Syrian government prisons. AlGhazi was kidnapped from his home in Rukn Adeen by the government forces in 2014 and had been kept in custody ever since.

Abdul Majid: Yarmouk Camp Not Included in New Rehabilitation Plan

Abdul Majid: Yarmouk Camp Not Included in New Rehabilitation Plan

11-07-2018

Secretary of the Palestinian Resistance Factions in Syria, Khaled Abdul Majid, said Syrian officials told Palestinian leaders in Damascus that Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, will not undergo a comprehensive rehabilitation process and that the concerned Syrian authorities pledged to

Palestinian Family from Syria in Lebanon Goes Homeless

Palestinian Family from Syria in Lebanon Goes Homeless

11-07-2018

A Palestinian refugee from Syria called Umm Jalal and her children have gone homeless in Lebanon after they were forced out of a house where they have been taking shelter. The family failed to pay rental fees for four consecutive

6 Years Elapse Since Massacre against PLA, Perpetrator Remains Unidentified

6 Years Elapse Since Massacre against PLA, Perpetrator Remains Unidentified

11-07-2018

July 10, 2018 marks the sixth anniversary of a massacre perpetrated against the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) by unidentified perpetrators. On July 10, 2012 anonymous militias kidnapped 16 PLA fighters on their way back from a military site in Misyaf

520 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons

520 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons

10-07-2018

Palestinian young man Amer Khaled AlShehabi was killed under torture in Syrian government jails. The casualty, a resident of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus, had been held captive for three consecutive years. His identity documents and death certificate

Data on Palestinian Detainees in Syria Available at Office of Refugees General Commission in Damascus

Data on Palestinian Detainees in Syria Available at Office of Refugees General Commission in Damascus

10-07-2018

AGPS has learned that families of detained Palestinians who have been appealing for information regarding their relatives’ fate may access such data at the office of the Arab Palestinian Refugees General Commission in Ein Karsh. Concerned families should apply for civil

PLO Delegation Pops in Damascus

PLO Delegation Pops in Damascus

10-07-2018

Member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Wasel Abu Youssef said a PLO delegation headed for Damascus on Monday to discuss bilateral ties and the situation in Palestinian refugee camps. Abu Youssef said the delegation, led

France, Sweden Opt for Pro-Refugee Steps

France, Sweden Opt for Pro-Refugee Steps

10-07-2018

Human rights groups lauded France and Sweden over what they dubbed “positive steps” regarding the situation of illegal migrants. On Friday, July 6, 2018, France's Constitutional Court ruled that people could no longer be charged for helping migrants

Palestinians from Syria Denied Refugee Rights in Sudan

Palestinians from Syria Denied Refugee Rights in Sudan

09-07-2018

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. Several refugees have been left with no other

2 Palestinian Refugees Killed in Syria

2 Palestinian Refugees Killed in Syria

09-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Mohamed AlMesri, from AlHusainiya Camp, in Rif Dimashq, died under torture in Syrian government jails, bringing the number of victims of torture to 519. AlMesri was kidnapped by Fatah AlIntifada and the Popular Front for the Liberation of

Rally Staged by Displaced Palestinians North of Syria in Solidarity with Daraa

Rally Staged by Displaced Palestinians North of Syria in Solidarity with Daraa

09-07-2018

Displaced Palestinians and Syrians seeking shelter in AlBal Camp, in Aleppo’s suburbs, north of Syria, rallied in solidarity with the residents of Daraa, south of Syria. The rally-goers condemned the massacres perpetrated by the Syrian and Russian forces against civilians

Photo Exhibition in Germany Shows Horror of Torture in Syrian Dungeons

Photo Exhibition in Germany Shows Horror of Torture in Syrian Dungeons

09-07-2018

Photos of victims of torture in Syrian lock-ups were put on display in an exhibition held in Stuttgart, south of Germany. The photos were leaked by a Syrian military police breakaway, codenamed Caesar. The exhibition held by the Caesar group

200,000 Refugees with Subsidiary Protection Status to Benefit from Family Reunification

200,000 Refugees with Subsidiary Protection Status to Benefit from Family Reunification

09-07-2018

200,000 refugees, mostly from Syria, are expected to benefit from a law green-lighted by the German State Council on Friday following a debate on a draft resolution put forth by the Bundestag on June 15. The law rules for

40,000 Palestinians from Syria Facing Disastrous Conditions due to Bloody Hostilities South of Syria

40,000 Palestinians from Syria Facing Disastrous Conditions due to Bloody Hostilities South of Syria

08-07-2018

Over 40,000 Palestinian refugees who fled their homes as a result of the heavy shelling on opposition-led areas have been enduring dire humanitarian conditions south of Syria AGPS reporter said residents of Daraa Camp and AlMuzeireeb town, in Daraa’s

Two Palestinian Refugees Killed in Raging Hostilities South of Syria

Two Palestinian Refugees Killed in Raging Hostilities South of Syria

08-07-2018

Palestinian refugees Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim and Anwar Nayef AlKhatib, from the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), were pronounced dead in fights waged against ISIS in AlSuweida desert, south of Syria. AGPS documented the death of 240 Palestinians as they fought alongside

Syrian Gov’t Forces Strike AlMuzeireeb Town

Syrian Gov’t Forces Strike AlMuzeireeb Town

08-07-2018

AGPS correspondent said the Syrian government forces and their war abettors targeted on Friday morning AlMuzeireeb town, south of Syria, with mortar shells, inflicting heavy material damage on civilian homes. Thousands of Palestinians who were forced out of their homes

PLO Honors Volunteer Instructors South of Damascus

PLO Honors Volunteer Instructors South of Damascus

08-07-2018

Ambassador Anwar Abdul Hadi, the director of the Political Department of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), honored instructors volunteering in Yarmouk Camp and Yalda town. Financial rewards and certificates of appreciation were offered to the instructors in recognition of their sacrifices and

Palestinians of Syria Relief Commission Appeals for Urgent Humanitarian Assistance South of Syria

Palestinians of Syria Relief Commission Appeals for Urgent Humanitarian Assistance South of Syria

07-07-2018

The Commission of Palestinians of Syria for Relief and Development in Daraa called on the Palestine Liberation Organization and all other concerned bodies to take urgent action as regards the situation of Palestinian refugees in the embattled Syrian territories. In

UNRWA Commissioner-General: Palestinian Students from Syria Are a Source of Inspiration to Entire World

UNRWA Commissioner-General: Palestinian Students from Syria Are a Source of Inspiration to Entire World

07-07-2018

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl, who visited Yarmouk Camp on Tuesday, took part in a ceremony held in Damascus to honor a group of highest performing 9th Grade UNRWA students, the vast majority of whom are girls. The event

UNRWA to Update Data of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

UNRWA to Update Data of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

07-07-2018

UNRWA in Birut announced its decision to update the data of Palestinians from Syria from 08:00 a.m. to 02:00 p.m. UNRWA called on all family members to bring their identity documents. Family members aged fifteen or above should

Report on Palestinians of Syria Onboard of UN Official Archive

Report on Palestinians of Syria Onboard of UN Official Archive

07-07-2018

A report on the situation of Palestinian refugees in war-torn Syria was submitted by the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) at the UN Human Rights Council, bringing a fruitful participation in the council’s 38th session to a close. The report, entitled

Charity Campaign Lends Hand to Palestinians from Syria in Turkey

Charity Campaign Lends Hand to Palestinians from Syria in Turkey

07-07-2018

AlKheyr Campaign, launched by the Palestine Embassy in Turkey, distributed cash and in-kind aids to Palestinian families from Syria and Iraq. Reporting from Turkey, AGPS correspondent said the campaign has been ongoing for the fourth consecutive day. Some 13 families

Dozens of Residents of AlAyedeen Camp in Homs Fall Prey to Fatal Torture, Forced Disappearance

Dozens of Residents of AlAyedeen Camp in Homs Fall Prey to Fatal Torture, Forced Disappearance

06-07-2018

According to recent data by the Syrian government, 33 Palestinian refugees faced forced disappearance or death under torture in Syrian government lock-ups, 19 among them are residents of AlAyedeen Camp in Hama and 14 from Homs-based AlAyedeen Camp. AGPS documented

PLA Fighter Pronounced Dead in Daraa Hostilities

PLA Fighter Pronounced Dead in Daraa Hostilities

06-07-2018

Palestinian resident of Khan Dannun Camp Ahmed Suleiman Khaled AlKhatab, from the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), died as he fought alongside the government forces in Daraa city, south of Syria.

Residents of Khan Khannun Camp Denounce Bread Crisis

Residents of Khan Khannun Camp Denounce Bread Crisis

06-07-2018

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq spoke out against the poor-quality bread sold to the residents. The locals said bread is unfit for human consumption, holding the government’s quality control staff responsible for the crisis

UNRWA Commissioner-General: Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees Lies in Utter Ruin

UNRWA Commissioner-General: Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees Lies in Utter Ruin

05-07-2018

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl who visited Yarmouk Camp on Tuesday said: “The scale of the destruction in Yarmouk compares to very little else that I have seen in many years of humanitarian work in conflict zones”. Once a

Syrian Gov’t Forces Strike Daraa Camp with Machine Gunfire & Mortar Shells

Syrian Gov’t Forces Strike Daraa Camp with Machine Gunfire & Mortar Shells

05-07-2018

The Syrian government forces targeted Daraa Camp with heavy spates of machine gunfire and mortar shells, inflicting material damage. At the same time fierce clashes burst out on the outskirts of the camp between the opposition outfits and the government

Khan Eshieh Residents Appeal for Waste Clearance

Khan Eshieh Residents Appeal for Waste Clearance

05-07-2018

Residents of Khan Eshieh called on the mayor Omar AlShemali to urgently work on removing the mounds of trash pile accumulated in the streets, expressing fears of the uncontrolled propagation of insects, rodents, and health-threatening smells. Reporting from Khan Eshieh

518 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Dungeons

518 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Dungeons

05-07-2018

AGPS documented the death of 518 Palestinian refugees under torture in Syrian government jails, though field reporters believe the real number to be far higher due to the government’s reticence to reveal the names and fates of Palestinian detainees’ and

Concerns over Property Confiscation in Yarmouk Camp under Guise of New Rehabilitation Plan

Concerns over Property Confiscation in Yarmouk Camp under Guise of New Rehabilitation Plan

04-07-2018

Residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees have voiced deep concern over the misappropriation of their property and belongings as part of a new organization chart to rehabilitate the camp and alter Damascus demographic character. The plan comes in the

Mekdad: Palestinian Refugee Camps Ruined by Terrorist Militias in Cooperation with Israel

Mekdad: Palestinian Refugee Camps Ruined by Terrorist Militias in Cooperation with Israel

04-07-2018

Media sources quoted Syria’s Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad as stating that terrorist militias in partnership with Israel targeted Palestinian refugee camps in Syria and destroyed their facilities. Mekdad reportedly said during a meeting with UNRWA’s Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Abu Khalifa Goes Missing from Kilis in Turkey for 8th Day

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Abu Khalifa Goes Missing from Kilis in Turkey for 8th Day

04-07-2018

Palestinian young man Ahmed Hamid, from AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, has gone missing since 2013 on his way to Tartous city to work as a taxi driver. His family said they have received no pieces of information as regard’s their

Resident of AlAyedeen Camp in Homs Missing Since 2013, Family Appeals for Information

Resident of AlAyedeen Camp in Homs Missing Since 2013, Family Appeals for Information

04-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Abu Khalifa, aged 32, disappeared from Kilis city, in Turkey, some eight days ago. His family called on the human rights institutions to take urgent action so as to unveil their son’s location. In a letter sent

Palestinian from Syria Launches Cry for Help over Child’s Need of Urgent Treatment Fees

Palestinian from Syria Launches Cry for Help over Child’s Need of Urgent Treatment Fees

04-07-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria in Lebanon Ahmed Maghames appealed to the human rights organizations, the Red Crescent, the Red Cross, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Palestinian factions in Lebanon to help him raise funds so as to save his

Names of Six Palestinians Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons Released

Names of Six Palestinians Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons Released

03-07-2018

Reporting from AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, AGPS correspondent revealed the names of six more Palestinian refugees who were killed under torture in Syrian government jails. The casualties’ families received the death reports through the Refugees Foundation in Hums. AGPS reporter

AlMuzeireeb Town Comes Under Shelling

AlMuzeireeb Town Comes Under Shelling

03-07-2018

The Syrian government forces struck the Muzeireeb town, home to hundreds of Palestinian families south of Syria, with mortar shells, causing heavy material damage. No injuries were reported among civilians. Thousands of Palestinians and Syrians have fled their homes in

Yarmouk Camp Included in Damascus Rehabilitation Chart

Yarmouk Camp Included in Damascus Rehabilitation Chart

03-07-2018

Syria’s Council of Ministers green-lighted, following a meeting held on Monday, a bid to rehabilitate recaptured zones in Damascus. The cabinet tasked the Minister of Public Works and Housing with setting an organizational plan to rehabilitate Jober, Barzah, Qaboun, and

Relief Items Distributed to Civilians Displaced from Yarmouk Camp

Relief Items Distributed to Civilians Displaced from Yarmouk Camp

03-07-2018

The Jafra Foundation for Relief and Development continues to hand over food boxes to families displaced from Yarmouk Camp and sheltered in the nearby towns of Yalda, Beit Sahem, and Babilla, south of Damascus. Palestinian refugees taking shelter south of

9 Palestinian Refugees from AlAyedeen Camp in Homs Tortured to Death in Syrian Lock-Ups

9 Palestinian Refugees from AlAyedeen Camp in Homs Tortured to Death in Syrian Lock-Ups

02-07-2018

Nine Palestinian refugees sheltered in AlAyedeen Camp in Homs were killed under torture in Syrian government jails. AGPS reporter identified six casualties as Fadi Taha, aged 26, Musab Sharifa, 27, Muhammad Ali Namer Ayoub, Mohammed Saleh AlGhalawi, Mohammed Ghadban, and

Thousands Leave AlMuzeireeb Due to Escalation of Hostilities

Thousands Leave AlMuzeireeb Due to Escalation of Hostilities

02-07-2018

Thousands of Palestinians and Syrians have sought shelter outside of AlMuzeireeb town due to the soaring warfare waged between the Syrian government forces, escorted by their Russian abettors, and the opposition groups. Reporting from Syria, AGPS news correspondent said hundreds

Barefoot Palestinian Child Left without Roof over His Head in Damascus Streets

Barefoot Palestinian Child Left without Roof over His Head in Damascus Streets

02-07-2018

A video circulated on social media networks showed a barefoot Palestinian child, believed to be from Yarmouk Camp, as living rough in Damascus streets. The child said he fled a so-called “Child’s Rights Shelter” due to the heavy beating he

Eighth Medical Week Launched for Yarmouk Residents South of Damascus

Eighth Medical Week Launched for Yarmouk Residents South of Damascus

02-07-2018

The Charity Commission for Relief of the Palestinian People, in partnership with the Palestinian Red Crescent, embarked on the “Eight Medical Week” campaign for the people of Yarmouk sheltered in Yalda town, south of Damascus. The campaign kicked off on

30 Palestinians Pronounced Dead in War-Ragged Syria in June 2018

30 Palestinians Pronounced Dead in War-Ragged Syria in June 2018

02-07-2018

AGPS kept record of the death of 30 Palestinians in June 2018 due to war-related incidents in Syria, 25 among whom died under torture in Syrian government dungeons. Three casualties died in unidentified circumstances, a refugee was assassinated, and another

2 Palestinian Refugees from Hama-Based AlAydeen Camp Killed Under Torture in Syrian Gov’t Dungeons

2 Palestinian Refugees from Hama-Based AlAydeen Camp Killed Under Torture in Syrian Gov’t Dungeons

01-07-2018

Activists in AlAyedeen refugee camp in Hama unraveled the names of two more Palestinian refugees who died under torture in Syrian government lock-ups. The families of Alaa Abdul Rahman Abdullah AlYamani and Ahmad Darweesh Makboul were notified of the death

Dozens of Cluster Bombs Removed from Handarat Camp in Aleppo

Dozens of Cluster Bombs Removed from Handarat Camp in Aleppo

01-07-2018

An engineering unit from the pro-government Liwa AlQuds battalion has begun clearing Handarat refugee camp, in Aleppo, from cluster bombs. AGPS news correspondent said dozens of unexploded cluster bombs were amassed while dozens more were detonated away from populated areas

Situation of Palestinian Refugees Takes Turn for Worse South of Syria

Situation of Palestinian Refugees Takes Turn for Worse South of Syria

01-07-2018

Alarm bells continue to be sounded over the humanitarian situation endured by Palestinian refugee communities south of Syria as a result of the military operations carried out by the government forces on southern Daraa neighborhoods. Jordan’s closure of its borders

Member of AlQuds Brigade Arrested by Gov’t Forces

Member of AlQuds Brigade Arrested by Gov’t Forces

01-07-2018

Palestinian refugee Samer Rafe’, a commander at the pro-government Liwaa AlQuds brigade, was arrested by government troops following a shootout with a government gunman at a checkpoint in Latakia. Residents of AlNeirab Camp said ill-famed Samer Rafe’ was once arrested