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19 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails during 1st Half of 2019

19 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails during 1st Half of 2019

20-08-2019

In its newly-released report, AGPS documented the death of 17 Palestinian refugees under torture in Syria-s state-run dungeons during the first half of 2019. In most of the cases, the victims’ families received the death reports following years of enforced

Abductions Simmering in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Abductions Simmering in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees

20-08-2019

A state of panic has overwhelmed residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, after a girl was kidnapped by anonymous gunmen a few days earlier. As figures on social media network Facebook, on August 17, the

German Interior Minister to Strip Migrants from Syria of Refugee status

German Interior Minister to Strip Migrants from Syria of Refugee status

20-08-2019

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer announced a tough response to Syrian refugees who leave Germany for holidays in their home country. "If somebody, a Syrian refugee, regularly takes holidays in Syria, he cannot honestly claim to be persecuted in Syria

Palestinians among 330 Migrants Stopped by Turkish Coast Guard

Palestinians among 330 Migrants Stopped by Turkish Coast Guard

20-08-2019

Turkish authorities have intercepted a total of 330 migrants attempting to cross to the Greek island of Lesbos, officials said on Sunday. The coastguard in the Küçükkuyu area of the western Çanakkale province said it had

Palestinian Children in Syria’s Yarmouk Camp Appeal for Launch of School Year

Palestinian Children in Syria’s Yarmouk Camp Appeal for Launch of School Year

19-08-2019

Palestinian children taking shelter in Yarmouk Camp have appealed to UNRWA and the General Authority for Palestinian Refugees to work on reconstructing their destroyed schools so as to enable them to pursue theirccvcvvcvcssd studies. In a meeting held some few

UNRWA Delegation Shows Up in Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

UNRWA Delegation Shows Up in Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

19-08-2019

Director of UNRWA operations in Aleppo Mohamed Shreitah and director of the General Authority for Palestinian Refugees, Ahmed Ibrahim, popped in Handarat refugee camp in Aleppo to keep tabs on the condition of power and water networks in the camp

15 PLA Fighters Pronounced Dead following Break-Away from Pro-Gov’t Forces

15 PLA Fighters Pronounced Dead following Break-Away from Pro-Gov’t Forces

19-08-2019

15 members of the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) were pronounced dead after they broke away from the battalion. Several others were tortured to death in Syrian government jails. The list includes Lieutenant Iyas Naimi, who died under shelling in Yarmouk

Palestinian Refugee Granted Best Football Scorer Award in Hamburg

Palestinian Refugee Granted Best Football Scorer Award in Hamburg

19-08-2019

The SAGA sports program in the German city of Hamburg labeled the Palestinian young man from Syria Hadi Ibrahim, formerly sheltered in AlAyedeen refugee camp in Hums, as the football league’s top scorer. He was awarded the league cup. Hadi’s

Child among 3 Palestinians Arrested at Opposition-Held Checkpoint North of Syria

Child among 3 Palestinians Arrested at Opposition-Held Checkpoint North of Syria

18-08-2019

Three Palestinians refugees, including a 12-year-old girl, were arrested at a checkpoint set up by armed opposition groups in Efrin region, in northern Syria. Reporting from northern Syria, an AGPS correspondent said the arrestees—Zaki Arar, Ayman Shababo, and the latter’s

1,100 Patients Receive Medical Checks at Deir Ballout’s Sole Health Center

1,100 Patients Receive Medical Checks at Deir Ballout’s Sole Health Center

18-08-2019

Paramedics at the mobile clinic in Deir Ballout and AlMuhammadiya refugee camps, north of Syria, said 1,100 people have undergone medical check-ups, among them 342 children and 322 women, in a month’s time. Drug prescriptions were also recommended to

Palestinian Mother & Her Child Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

Palestinian Mother & Her Child Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

18-08-2019

Palestinian child Hadil AlGhayathi has been secretly held in Syrian state prisons for six years running, along with her mother Taghrid Eissat. The mother and her daughter were kidnapped in March 2013 as they passed through the government-run AlAlaaf checkpoint

100 PFLP-GC Gunmen Pronounced Dead in Syria

100 PFLP-GC Gunmen Pronounced Dead in Syria

18-08-2019

AGPS documented the death of 100 members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) - General Command (GC) as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces. Sometime earlier, the group’s deputy Secretary-General, Talal Naji, said that 420

Deportation Concerns Heightened among Palestinians Refugees in Istanbul

Deportation Concerns Heightened among Palestinians Refugees in Istanbul

17-08-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria in Istanbul have voiced deep concern over the intent of the Turkish authorities to forcibly send them back to Syria as many of them overstayed their visas. Turkish police notified irregular migrants to leave the country

Secretary of Fatah Office in Aleppo Released from Jail

Secretary of Fatah Office in Aleppo Released from Jail

17-08-2019

58-year-old Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Rafe’, from AlNeirab Camp in Aleppo, north of Syria was released following seven months in jail. Pro-government militias kidnapped Mahmoud on January 2, 2019. His family held the Liwaa AlQuds battalion, affiliated with the Syrian government

Free Medical Day Held in Daraa Camp

Free Medical Day Held in Daraa Camp

17-08-2019

A free medical day was staged by AlBerr Organization in Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees as part of a medical day held by a group of pediatricians, orthopedists, gynecologists, and general practitioners. 212 persons, including 133 children, benefited from the

Meat Portions Distributed to Displaced Families North of Syria

Meat Portions Distributed to Displaced Families North of Syria

17-08-2019

The Charity Commission for Relief of the Palestinian People distributed, on August 14, meat portions to 360 Palestinian families in northern Syria. Families displaced from Yarmouk Camp, Qudsaya, and other zones in Rif Dimashq benefited from the move.

On 70th Anniversary of Geneva Conventions, Palestinian Families Appeal for Information over Forcibly Disappeared Relatives

On 70th Anniversary of Geneva Conventions, Palestinian Families Appeal for Information over Forcibly Disappeared Relatives

16-08-2019

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, families of Palestinian refugees held in Syria’s state-run prisons have appealed to the international community to unravel the condition and whereabouts of their jailed relatives and push for their

1,977 Palestinian Refugees Killed until June 2019

1,977 Palestinian Refugees Killed until June 2019

16-08-2019

In its 17th statistical report covering the period from March 2011 until June 2019, AGPS documented the death of 1,977 during the temporal span under examination, up from 1,953 in 2018. Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus, topped the list

Documentation Center North of Syria Calls on Palestinians in Aleppo’s Outskirts to Sign Up for Identity Documents

Documentation Center North of Syria Calls on Palestinians in Aleppo’s Outskirts to Sign Up for Identity Documents

16-08-2019

The Documentation Center of Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria reiterated calls to Palestinian families coming from Idlib to Aleppo’s northern suburbs to show up at the center in order to register their personal information and obtain the necessary identity documents

Palestinian Carnival Held in Syria’s Qudsaya Town

Palestinian Carnival Held in Syria’s Qudsaya Town

16-08-2019

Dozens of Palestinian children joined a carnival staged in Qudsaya, in Rif Dimashq. Some 6,000 displaced Palestinian families seeking refuge in Qudsaya town, in Rif Dimashq, have launched cries for help over their exacerbated situation due to the price

Palestinians from Syria in Beirut Sound Distress Signals

Palestinians from Syria in Beirut Sound Distress Signals

15-08-2019

Displaced Palestinian families from Syria in and around Beirut city have denounced the deteriorating human situation they have been going through due to their lack of access to the local labor market and the reluctance maintained by relief institutions regarding

Palestinian Refugee Brought Before German Court over Pro-ISIS Propaganda

Palestinian Refugee Brought Before German Court over Pro-ISIS Propaganda

15-08-2019

A Palestinian refugee from Syria appeared before the Higher Regional Court of Celle, in Germany, on Monday over charges of pro-ISIS incitement on Facebook. The German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung said the Celle’s Higher Court sued a 33-year-old refugee from

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Joins Swedish National Football Team

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Joins Swedish National Football Team

15-08-2019

A Palestinian from Syria Hosam Ayesh joined the National Football Team of Sweden. A few days earlier, Hosam signed for IFK Göteborg football club as a midfielder, ending his experience with Östersunds FK club. Hosam, aged 24, was

Leisure Activities Held for Children in Yarmouk Camp

Leisure Activities Held for Children in Yarmouk Camp

15-08-2019

Leisure activities were held by volunteers from the Palestinian Red Crescent Society to entertain 30 children in AlJa’ouna Street, in Yarmouk Camp. The warfare in Syria has had traumatic fallouts on Palestinian refugee children in and outside of Syria. Post-traumatic

84% of Palestinians from Syria Killed during 1st Half of 2019 Civilians

84% of Palestinians from Syria Killed during 1st Half of 2019 Civilians

14-08-2019

84.44% of Palestinians from Syria pronounced dead during the first half of 2019 are identified as civilians (38 victims, down from 101 in 2018), AGPS has found out in its newly-released report. Gunmen make up 13,56% of the

Civilians’ Life Threatened by Motorbike Riders in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Civilians’ Life Threatened by Motorbike Riders in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

14-08-2019

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees continue to rail against the uncontrolled use of motorcycles, a phenomenon they said poses serious threats to the lives of their children. The residents said several horrific accidents took place due to inappropriate

Refugees Seeking Shelter in Greek Island Launch Cry for Help

Refugees Seeking Shelter in Greek Island Launch Cry for Help

14-08-2019

300 Palestinian refugees from Syria who have sought refuge in the Greek island of Crete have been subjected to a dire humanitarian situation as the Greek government suspended granting social insurance cards (AMKA) to the refugees, preventing them from social

Palestinians from Syria Deprived of Eid Joy

Palestinians from Syria Deprived of Eid Joy

14-08-2019

Thousands of Palestinians from Syria have spent the holy occasion of Eid AlAdhha (Feast of Sacrifice) away from their homes and families. Happy childhood memories for Palestinian children from Syria have ended when one or both of their parents were killed

Meat Portions Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria

Meat Portions Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria

14-08-2019

The Relief Commission of Palestinians of Syria handed over meat portions to Palestinian families displaced from southern Damascus, Yarmouk Camp, and Khan Eshieh Camp to Idlib, in northern Syria. The families continue to slam UNRWA for failing to hand them

45 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead during 1st Half of 2019

45 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead during 1st Half of 2019

13-08-2019

In its newly-released report, AGPS documented the death of 45 Palestinian refugees during the first half of 2019, including 38 civilians and seven gunmen. The list also includes three women and eight children. During the first half of 2019, 45

Displaced Palestinian Families Struggling for Survival in Idlib

Displaced Palestinian Families Struggling for Survival in Idlib

13-08-2019

Palestinian families displaced from Yarmouk and Khan Eshieh refugee camps, along with other areas in Damascus, to the northern Syrian province of Idlib have been grappling with dire humanitarian conditions. The refugees continue to denounce the steep rental fees which

Palestinians from Syria Spend Occasion of Eid away from Home

Palestinians from Syria Spend Occasion of Eid away from Home

13-08-2019

Tens of thousands of Palestinians from Syria have spent the holy occasion of Eid AlAdhha (Feast of Sacrifice) away from their homes and families. Torn from the nourishment of home and warmth of family, Palestinians have been scattered across Lebanon

Palestinian Refugee Bakr AlKousi Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail since 2013

Palestinian Refugee Bakr AlKousi Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail since 2013

13-08-2019

Palestinian refugee Bakr AlKousi has been secretly held in Syria’s state-run jails for the sixth consecutive year. Bakr was kidnapped by government force at AlHusainiya checkpoint, in Rif Dimashq, on August 12, 2013. His condition and whereabouts remain unknown. His

2 Palestinian Refugees Released by Turkish Police

2 Palestinian Refugees Released by Turkish Police

12-08-2019

Palestinian refugees Khaled Ahmed AlAbtah, detained in Edirne prison since July 22, 2019, and Ahmad Jamil AlSayed, held in custody since July 30, were released from Turkish prisons. Both refugees were arrested in a sweep launched by Turkish police against

70% of Palestinian Academics from Syria Pursuing Scientific Studies

70% of Palestinian Academics from Syria Pursuing Scientific Studies

12-08-2019

The Swedish Migration Agency said 70% of Palestinian academics in 2018 have specialized in scientific fields, including engineering, physics, and mathematics. Researcher Mohamed Yousef said that in 2015, 75% of Palestinian men from Syria opted for scientific branches. In 2018

Political Delegates Show Up in Yarmouk’s New Cemetery

Political Delegates Show Up in Yarmouk’s New Cemetery

12-08-2019

Representatives of the Palestine Liberation Organization and other Palestinian factions paid a visit to the new AlShuhadaa Cemetery in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus. Yarmouk Camp is home to two cemeteries, where the bodies of Palestinians killed during

Leisure Activities Held in Deir Ballout Refugee Camp

Leisure Activities Held in Deir Ballout Refugee Camp

12-08-2019

Games were organized by volunteers from the Mulhem Group for children taking shelter in Deir Ballout refugee camp, north of Syria. Over 325 displaced Palestinian families in Deir Ballout Camp have been enduring a tragic situation. Most of them have

AGPS: 250 Palestinian Children Killed in War-Torn Syria

AGPS: 250 Palestinian Children Killed in War-Torn Syria

11-08-2019

A newly-released report by AGPS has kept record of the death of 250 Palestinian refugee children in war-torn Syria until June 2019. The data pointed out that 128 children died under shelling; 15 were fatally shot by snipers; 11 were

UNRWA Schools to Open on Time despite Cuts to Funding

UNRWA Schools to Open on Time despite Cuts to Funding

11-08-2019

Over 700 schools run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) will open in time for the new academic year across the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt), as well as in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, within

Palestine Refugees Denounce Delays in Citizenship Application Procedures in Sweden

Palestine Refugees Denounce Delays in Citizenship Application Procedures in Sweden

11-08-2019

Scores of Palestinian refugees from Syria who have applied for citizenship in Sweden said they have not received replies over their applications for nearly a year’s time. Palestinian refugees from Syria who have stayed in Sweden for four years are eligible

Palestinian Doctor Radi Shakosh Forcibly Disappeared in Syria for 8th Year

Palestinian Doctor Radi Shakosh Forcibly Disappeared in Syria for 8th Year

11-08-2019

Palestinian refugee Radi Mohamed Saleh 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 has

AGPS Issues New Report about Palestinian Victims & Detainees in Syria until June 2019

AGPS Issues New Report about Palestinian Victims & Detainees in Syria until June 2019

10-08-2019

In a newly-released report, AGPS documented the death of 3,987 Palestinian refugees in and from war-torn Syria since March 2011 until June 2019 due to war-released incidents. The report sheds light on the number of victims and detainees since

Palestinian Ambassador Discusses with Istanbul Mayor Situation of Palestinians of Syria

Palestinian Ambassador Discusses with Istanbul Mayor Situation of Palestinians of Syria

10-08-2019

The Palestinian Ambassador in Ankara Fayed Mustafa discussed with Istanbul’s Mayor Akram Imam Oglu the calamitous situation of Palestinian refugees from Syria in Turkey and the impact of the recent crackdowns opted for by the Turkish government to rein in

33 Palestinians Migrants Detained in Turkey

33 Palestinians Migrants Detained in Turkey

10-08-2019

The Turkish coast guard arrested on Friday, August 9, 33 Palestinian refugees, including Palestinians from Syria, off Bodrum seashore, in the Turkish province of Mugla while onboard a Greece-bound ship.

53 Palestinians Drown on Migration Route from Syria

53 Palestinians Drown on Migration Route from Syria

10-08-2019

According to AGPS data, 53 Palestinians from Syria, mostly women, children, and elderly refugees, drowned onboard the death boats to Europe, fleeing the tattered Syrian territories. A number of casualties breathed their last off the Libyan seashores on way to

Cleansing Campaign Launched in Khan Dannun Camp in Rif Dimashq

Cleansing Campaign Launched in Khan Dannun Camp in Rif Dimashq

10-08-2019

Dozens of children and teens joined a cleaning campaign kickstarted in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees as part of an initiative launched by UNRWA to clean up residential alleyways and enhance hygiene in the area. Living conditions in Khan

Palestinian Refugees Urge Mahmoud Abbas to Broker their Safe Return to Palestine

Palestinian Refugees Urge Mahmoud Abbas to Broker their Safe Return to Palestine

09-08-2019

Palestinian families and activists from Syria in Lebanon have called on the Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas to work on securing their safe return to their homeland Palestine at a time when European countries have been denying them humanitarian

Palestine Ambassador in Egypt Meets with UNRWA Official over Situation of Palestinians from Syria

Palestine Ambassador in Egypt Meets with UNRWA Official over Situation of Palestinians from Syria

09-08-2019

Palestine Ambassador in Cairo Diab AlLouh discussed with the director of UNRWA’s office in Cairo Sahar AlJabouri the calamitous condition of Palestinian refugees who fled war-torn Syria to Egypt. The UN representatives hailed the efforts made by the Palestine Embassy

India Contributes US$ 5 Million to UNRWA in Support of Palestine Refugees

India Contributes US$ 5 Million to UNRWA in Support of Palestine Refugees

09-08-2019

The Government of India has contributed US$ 5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s core programs and services, including education, health care, and relief

120 Palestinian Students from Syria Honored in Istanbul

120 Palestinian Students from Syria Honored in Istanbul

09-08-2019

A celebration was held by Khayra Ummah organization to pay tribute to 120 orphan Palestinian students from Syria and 30 Syrian orphans seeking shelter in Istanbul. The celebration was held in recognition of the exhaustive efforts made by refugees from

Palestinian Refugee Snatches 1st Place at Bodybuilding Championship

Palestinian Refugee Snatches 1st Place at Bodybuilding Championship

09-08-2019

Palestinian refugee Shadi Farid Darwish, a resident of AlAyedeen Camp, in Hums, won the first seat in the bodybuilding contest (70 kilograms) held in Damascus. Dozens of success stories have been achieved by Palestinian sportsmen/women, students, and artists from Syria

Palestinian Refugee Detained in Istanbul for over 35 Days

Palestinian Refugee Detained in Istanbul for over 35 Days

08-08-2019

Activists have launched appeals for releasing Palestinian refugee Nour AlDeen Mahmoud, who has been detained by the Turkish authorities for 35 consecutive days. Activists and the refugee’s relatives called the concerned NGO and official institutions to hold contacts with the

Displaced Families in Jaramana Camp Rail against Bread Dearth

Displaced Families in Jaramana Camp Rail against Bread Dearth

08-08-2019

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

Palestinian Group Fighting alongside Syria’s Gov’t Forces in Hama

Palestinian Group Fighting alongside Syria’s Gov’t Forces in Hama

08-08-2019

The Free Palestine Movement, affiliated with the Syrian government, said on Facebook that it has been involved in fierce shootouts while fighting alongside the government battalions in AlZakat town, in Hama’s suburbs, as appears in live photos released by the

Situation of Palestinian Refugees in AlMuzeireeb Exacerbated by Lake Drought

Situation of Palestinian Refugees in AlMuzeireeb Exacerbated by Lake Drought

08-08-2019

AlMzeireeb community, south of Syria, has been grappling with an acute dearth in drinking water after the local lake–the sole water supplier for hundreds of families in the area—has dried out as a result of the uncontrolled excavation of artesian

Scholarships Granted to Palestinian Students in Pakistan

Scholarships Granted to Palestinian Students in Pakistan

08-08-2019

The Department of Education and Higher Education of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in Damascus announced the availability of scholarships for Palestinian refugees in Pakistan for the academic year 2019/2020. Five-year scholarships will be granted to students who seek to

Detention Hotline Launched for Palestinians from Syria

Detention Hotline Launched for Palestinians from Syria

07-08-2019

The Turkish Association to Support the Palestinian People (FIDAR) announced the launch of a hotline to report abrupt arrest and deportation of Palestinian refugees without kimlik visa cards in Istanbul. The line number is as follows: 00905396801508. Calls are received

Palestinians from Syria Rally Outside of Canadian Embassy in Beirut

Palestinians from Syria Rally Outside of Canadian Embassy in Beirut

07-08-2019

Dozens of Palestinian refugees from Syria rallied outside of the Canadian embassy in Beirut to push for their safe access to Canada from Lebanon, where they have been denied their basic rights. In a letter handed over to the embassy

Palestinian Refugee Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Jail

Palestinian Refugee Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Jail

07-08-2019

The family of Palestinian refugee Jamal Ahmad Na’im continues to appeal for information over their son’s unknown fate. Jamal has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons, where he has been locked up for over four years. His

UNRWA Opens Up Vacancies for Palestinian Teachers in Syria

UNRWA Opens Up Vacancies for Palestinian Teachers in Syria

07-08-2019

UNRWA’s human resource department announced a set of vacancies for teachers in Syria in scientific and social science fields. Applications should be submitted by August 14, 2019. A university degree in the required field of specialty from an academic institution

Algerian Scholarships Granted to Palestinian Students

Algerian Scholarships Granted to Palestinian Students

07-08-2019

The Department of Education and Higher Education of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in Damascus announced the launch of Algerian scholarships for Palestinian refugees with Bachelor’s degrees. Applicants are invited to sign up within the specified time span on edu

Property-Theft Attempts Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Property-Theft Attempts Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

06-08-2019

A flock of four vehicles was reportedly caught on Sunday, August 4, stealing wooden doors and furniture from abandoned buildings and in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus. Over recent years, pro-government militias have been raking through evacuated homes

70 of Homes in Syria’s Yarmouk Camp for Palestine Refugees Destroyed, Says PLO Official

70 of Homes in Syria’s Yarmouk Camp for Palestine Refugees Destroyed, Says PLO Official

06-08-2019

Head of the political department of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Anwar Abdul Hadi, said 70% of homes in Yarmouk Camp along with the infrastructure have sustained total damage in the warfare. 30% were partially damaged. According to Abdul Hadi

Activists Launch Appeals for Release of Palestinian Refugees Detained in Turkey

Activists Launch Appeals for Release of Palestinian Refugees Detained in Turkey

06-08-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian families from Syria in Turkey have called on the concerned authorities to take urgent steps in order to urge the Turkish authorities to release Palestinian refugees Khaled Ahmed AlAbtah, detained in Edirne prison since July 22, 2019

Educational Event for Palestine Refugees Concluded in Lebanon

Educational Event for Palestine Refugees Concluded in Lebanon

06-08-2019

The International Association of Palestinian Teachers wrapped up, on Saturday, August 3, the fourth edition of “We Learn Happily for Palestine” summer camp, held in cooperation with the Lebanese ex-education Minister, Abdul Raheem Murad, and the International Association of Palestinian Institutions. Palestinian

Sweden to Deport Palestinian Refugee

Sweden to Deport Palestinian Refugee

05-08-2019

The Swedish Migration Office refused to grant asylum to 27-year-old Palestinian refugee Lein AlKhatib and decided to deport her to Lebanon, where her mother, a Lebanese national, and daughter live, according to Swedish news outlets. Lein was born in Syria

Association of Palestinian Painters in Europe Launched

Association of Palestinian Painters in Europe Launched

05-08-2019

A group of Palestinian artists founded the so-called Association of Palestinians Painters in Europe. 50 artists from Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, France, Denmark, and Norway joined the move. Half of the members of the new association are Palestinian artists from

Rubble Removed from Handarat Camp for Palestine Refugees

Rubble Removed from Handarat Camp for Palestine Refugees

05-08-2019

The Syrian Red Crescent Organization and ADRA Association cleared out debris in Handarat Camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo. Activists and civilians sheltered in Handarat continue to appeal to all concerned parties and UNRWA to work on reconstructing the camp

Vocational Training Center Opened for Palestine Refugees in Qudsaya

Vocational Training Center Opened for Palestine Refugees in Qudsaya

05-08-2019

The Palestinian Red Crescent Organization, in partnership with the Charity Commission, inaugurated a sewing vocational center at Yafa Cultural Center in Qudsaya, in Rif Dimashq. The center aims at lending a hand to women seeking to launch small projects.

2 Years since Palestinian Web Developer AlSafadi was Extra-Judicially Executed in Syria

2 Years since Palestinian Web Developer AlSafadi was Extra-Judicially Executed in Syria

04-08-2019

Two years ago, the Syrian government executed the Palestinian web developer and cyber activist Bassel Khartabil AlSafadi.  The execution of Bassel Khartabil was carried out days after he was moved to the Adra prison on October 3, 2015. Bassel

Rubble Removed from Daraa Camp for Palestine Refugees

Rubble Removed from Daraa Camp for Palestine Refugees

04-08-2019

Over 2,400 cubic meters of debris have been cleared out of residential alleyways and access roads in Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Syria. The move was overseen by Basmat Shabab Souriya Association. Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees

Palestine Refugees Distressed as Assassination Reports Reemerge in AlMuzeireeb

Palestine Refugees Distressed as Assassination Reports Reemerge in AlMuzeireeb

04-08-2019

Palestinians taking shelter in AlMuzeireeb town expressed deep concern over the security situation in the area after reports have emerged on a new assassination attempt targeting former opposition affiliate Fadi AlKar’aan who was gunned down by anonymous gunmen. Activists have

Educational Camp for Palestine Refugees Concluded South of Turkey

Educational Camp for Palestine Refugees Concluded South of Turkey

04-08-2019

Khayra Ummah charity wrapped up AlQuds Summer Camp held south of Turkey. The event is co-sponsored by the Islamic Relief Associations for Orphans and Poor People from occupied Palestine.

AGPS Underscores Dire Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Istanbul

AGPS Underscores Dire Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Istanbul

03-08-2019

In a meeting held a couple of days earlier at the office of the Turkish Association to Support Palestine (FIDAR), AGPS warned of the repercussions of the latest measures pursued by the Turkish authorities in Istanbul against Palestinian refugees without

Palestinian Refugee Released by Turkish Police

Palestinian Refugee Released by Turkish Police

03-08-2019

The Turkish police released Palestinian refugee Mohamed Marwan AlSukari, from Yarmouk Camp, one day after they detained him in Eskişehir province, in northwestern Turkey, on allegations that he did not carry a temporary protection kimlik visa. A number of Palestinian refugees

Hamas Refugee Department Calls for Providing Protection for Palestine Refugees from Syria in Greece

Hamas Refugee Department Calls for Providing Protection for Palestine Refugees from Syria in Greece

03-08-2019

Hamas’ Department of Refugee Affairs called for securing psycho-physical and legal protection for Palestinian refugees who entered the Greek authorities, fleeing war-torn Syria. In a statement, Hamas’s Refugee Affairs Office expressed concern over the harsh living conditions endured by Palestinian

Insect-Staffed Bread Sold in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestine Refugees

Insect-Staffed Bread Sold in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestine Refugees

03-08-2019

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq continue to denounce the poor-quality bread sold in the area, saying worms and insects have been spotted inside bread loafs. In live photos circulated on social media network Facebook

Palestine Refugees Distressed as Pro-Gov’t Battalion in Syria Calls for Military Conscription

Palestine Refugees Distressed as Pro-Gov’t Battalion in Syria Calls for Military Conscription

02-08-2019

Concerns have heightened among Palestinian refugees in Syria as calls have been recently launched by the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), affiliated with the Syrian government forces, for military conscription, as figures on PLA’s official website. Batches of Palestinian youths have

UNRWA: We will continue to provide the necessary resources for refugees in Gaza, including those coming from Syria

UNRWA: We will continue to provide the necessary resources for refugees in Gaza, including those coming from Syria

02-08-2019

UNRWA said the Agency is committed to fulfilling its mission in support of Palestine refugees in Gaza, including those who fled war-torn Syria, despite considerable challenges and pressures. The UN Agency said that due to the funding crunch emerging in

Kuwait donates $ 5 million to UNRWA in support of Palestinians in Syria

Kuwait donates $ 5 million to UNRWA in support of Palestinians in Syria

02-08-2019

The Government of Kuwait has contributed US$ 5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). This contribution to the Agency will help funding its Syria operations and improve living conditions

Economic suffering continues for thousands of displaced Palestinian families in Qudsaya

Economic suffering continues for thousands of displaced Palestinian families in Qudsaya

02-08-2019

Some 6,000 displaced Palestinian families seeking refuge in Qudsaya town, in Rif Dimashq, have launched cries for help over their exacerbated situation due to the price hike, high unemployment rates, steep rental fees, and the decline in civilians’ purchasing

Wheelchaired Palestinian Refugee Goes Homeless in Syria

Wheelchaired Palestinian Refugee Goes Homeless in Syria

01-08-2019

Palestinian activists have sounded alarm bells over the deteriorating conditions of Palestinian refugee with special needs Ahmed Mustafa, who has been left without a roof over his head in the Syrian territories. Ahmed’s mother, his sole breadwinner, passed away. He

Syria’s Deir Ballout Camp for Palestine Refugees Grappling with Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Syria’s Deir Ballout Camp for Palestine Refugees Grappling with Mosquito-Borne Diseases

01-08-2019

Activists said civilians in Deir Ballout refugee camp in Efrin, north of Syria, have been suffering from skin allergies and infections owing to the spread of mosquitoes. Over recent days, volunteers from Melhem group sprayed insecticides across the camp. Sometime

Free Educational Project KickStarted in AlSadaka Camp North of Syria

Free Educational Project KickStarted in AlSadaka Camp North of Syria

01-08-2019

A group of volunteers announced their intent to deliver free education courses in AlSadaka refugee camp, housing displaced Palestinian and Syrian families. A displaced woman called Umm AlAbd said the majority of children in the camp have been denied access

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Hanino Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2015

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Hanino Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2015

01-08-2019

Palestinian young man Mahmoud Hanino, from AlNeirab Camp in Aleppo, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state prisons, where he has been locked up since 2015. AGPS documented the incarceration of 1,759 Palestinian refugees in Syrian government