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Activists Speak Up for Palestinians from Syria in Thailand

Activists Speak Up for Palestinians from Syria in Thailand

18-10-2018

Palestinian activists appealed to the Palestinian Authority, chaired by Mahmoud Abbas, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the mass media to rally around Palestinians from Syria in Thailand, where they have been facing the risk of detention and refoulement

Palestinian Students Appeal for School Transport in Damascus

Palestinian Students Appeal for School Transport in Damascus

18-10-2018

Parents and students at Damascus Training Center (DTC) appealed to the concerned authorities to allocate a budget for the transfer of students via buses to and back from the center. The appeals were launched a couple of days after a

Palestinians from Syria Shorn of Basic Rights in Saudi Arabia

Palestinians from Syria Shorn of Basic Rights in Saudi Arabia

18-10-2018

Palestinian refugees fleeing war-ravaged Syria have been denied access into the Saudi territories, except for those heading for the kingdom to perform minor or greater pilgrimage (Umrah or Hajj). Palestinians from Syria in Saudi Arabia have been shorn of their

Family of Missing Palestinian Refugee from Syria Appeals for Information

Family of Missing Palestinian Refugee from Syria Appeals for Information

18-10-2018

The family of the Palestinian refugee Omar Mohamed Kheir Abu Nahiya, born in 1988 and raised in Yarmouk Camp, appealed to all international human rights institutions, namely Amnesty International, to work on revealing the fate of their, who had disappeared

Germany Resumes Family Reunification for Migrants from Greece

Germany Resumes Family Reunification for Migrants from Greece

18-10-2018

Germany resumed the family reunification program on Monday after it was halted last year. The plan will eventually reunite migrant families across Germany. Nearly 200 refugees who were trying to reunite with their families in Germany left Greece on Monday

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Released by Turkish Authorities Following 20 Days in Custody

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Released by Turkish Authorities Following 20 Days in Custody

17-10-2018

The Turkish authorities released on Monday, October 15, the Palestinian refugee from Syria Ammar Ahmad Aboud, from Yarmouk Camp in Syria, after he had been kept in a detention center for over 20 days. Ammar was arrested by Turkish cops

Reconstruction of UNRWA Schools Kick-Started in Yarmouk Camp

Reconstruction of UNRWA Schools Kick-Started in Yarmouk Camp

17-10-2018

The Syrian government reportedly green-lighted the reconstruction of UNRWA’s schools and facilities in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees. In statements to Palestine TV Channel on October 15, member of Fatah’s Central Committee in Damascus Samir AlRefa’i said UNRWA will step

Jaramana Camp Grappling with Unemployment, Price Leap

Jaramana Camp Grappling with Unemployment, Price Leap

17-10-2018

Residents of Jaramana Camp, located a few kilometers away from central Damascus, have set off alarm bells over the lack of basic services and dire socio-economic conditions rocking the area as a result of the steep rental fees, high rates

Palestinians from Syria in AlMiyah wa Miyah Camp Sound Alarm over Uncontrolled Circulation of Weapons

Palestinians from Syria in AlMiyah wa Miyah Camp Sound Alarm over Uncontrolled Circulation of Weapons

17-10-2018

Palestinians from Syrian sheltered in the Lebanon-based Miyah wa Miyah refugee camp, in Sidon, have railed against the state of anarchy rocking the area as a result of the violent shootouts between Ansarullah and Fatah movements. Heavy machinegun fire and

Cash Aids Shelled out to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Cash Aids Shelled out to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

17-10-2018

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. Nearly 31,000 Palestinian refugees from

Palestinians from Syria in Thailand Launch Distress Signals

Palestinians from Syria in Thailand Launch Distress Signals

16-10-2018

Palestinian refugees from Syria trapped in Thailand have urged the international community to rally around them and work on releasing those held in Thai jails. The refugees said the Thai authorities have been treating them as lawbreakers rather than asylum

Displaced Palestinian Families Continue to Rally over Dire Conditions in Deir Ballout Camp

Displaced Palestinian Families Continue to Rally over Dire Conditions in Deir Ballout Camp

16-10-2018

The displaced Palestinian families north of Syria continue to rally, protesting their tragic living conditions in the poorly-equipped Deir Ballout Camp. The protesters urged UNRWA to live up to its responsibilities as regards dozens of hopeless families and to provide

AlRefai: Removal of debris in Yarmouk is to allow residents access to their homes

AlRefai: Removal of debris in Yarmouk is to allow residents access to their homes

16-10-2018

Member of Fatah’s Central Committee in Damascus Samir AlRefai denied reports that debris clearance in Yarmouk Camp has been ongoing in order to open access roads to AlShuhada Cemetery. Speaking with Palestine TV Channel, AlRefai said removal of debris in

202 Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Camp Secretly Locked Up in Syrian Jails

202 Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Camp Secretly Locked Up in Syrian Jails

16-10-2018

206 Palestinian residents of Yarmouk Camp, among them 20 women, have been secretly held in Syrian dungeons. AGPS continues to urge the Syrian authorities to reveal the condition and whereabouts of hundreds of Palestinians who have been enduring mysterious fates

Aids Handed Over to Palestinian Families from Syria in Turkey

Aids Handed Over to Palestinian Families from Syria in Turkey

16-10-2018

Khayra Ummah Association paid a visit to Palestinian families from Syria who have recently landed in Turkey. Khayrah Ummah, in partnership with the Indonesian SMART 171 organization, handed over cash and in-kind aids to a number of displaced Palestinian families

Palestinian Woman Detained in Turkey for 8th Day

Palestinian Woman Detained in Turkey for 8th Day

15-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Zakiya Mustafa Amer, a resident of Handarat Camp in Syria, has been held in the Central Prison in Antakya, south of Turkey, on charges of illegally creeping into the Turkish-Syrian borders. Reporting from Turkey, an AGPS correspondent said

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead South of Damascus

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead South of Damascus

15-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Fayez AlMar’i, from the pr-government Free Palestine Movement, died after a mine planted by ISIS in AlHajar AlAswad neighborhood, adjacent to Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, exploded. Hundreds of Palestinian refugees died as they fought alongside the

Palestinians in Maarat AlNu’man Express Solidarity with Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Camp

Palestinians in Maarat AlNu’man Express Solidarity with Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Camp

15-10-2018

Palestinian refugees displaced from Yarmouk Camp and temporarily sheltered in Maarat AlNu’man, south of Idlib, north of Syria, rallied in solidarity with Palestinian families in Deir Ballout Camp, in Afrin’s outskirts. The demonstrators urged UNRWA and the Palestine Liberation Organization

Handicraft Workshop Staged North of Syria

Handicraft Workshop Staged North of Syria

15-10-2018

An exhibition for handicrafts was held by the Sanabel AlMustakbel scouts, in partnership with the Commission of Palestinians of Syria for Relief and Development, in Ata village, in Idlib’s northern outskirts. A member of the scout group said over 300

Truck Accident Claims Lives of 22 Migrants West of Turkey

Truck Accident Claims Lives of 22 Migrants West of Turkey

15-10-2018

At least 22 migrants, including children, have been killed in a truck accident Sunday, Turkey’s official news agency said. The Anadolu news agency said the migrants were traveling in a truck in the western province of Izmir that rolled over

Palestinians in Northern Syrian Village of Atma Enduring Abject Situation

Palestinians in Northern Syrian Village of Atma Enduring Abject Situation

14-10-2018

Palestinian refugees in Atma village, in Idlib, north of Syria, have been grappling with dire humanitarian conditions. Some 50 Palestinian families have been sheltered in the area after they were displaced from Yarmouk and Khan Eshieh refugee camps, Eastern Ghouta

UNICEF Appeals for Aid Delivery in Rukban Camp

UNICEF Appeals for Aid Delivery in Rukban Camp

14-10-2018

UNICEF has called for providing immediate sophisticated healthcare services to refugees at the Rukban Syrian camp near the Syrian-Jordanian border. In a statement to The Jordan Times, UNICEF said that the situation for the estimated 45,000 people, among them

31 Migrants Rescued off Lebanese Shore

31 Migrants Rescued off Lebanese Shore

14-10-2018

The “Liberal” frigate, the current flagship of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Maritime Task Force (FTM), rescued 31 refugees from a drifting boat in the Coast of Lebanon. Among those rescued were women and children who had

2 Palestinian Children from Syria Win First Places at Damascus Competition

2 Palestinian Children from Syria Win First Places at Damascus Competition

14-10-2018

Palestinian children from Syria Mohamed Ali Taameh and Moon Rudeini won, respectively, the first and second places in the single combat contest held as part of the Championship of Palestinian Clubs. The event was staged by the Karate Federation at

Turkish Association Embarks on Campaign to Support Displaced Palestinians North of Syria

Turkish Association Embarks on Campaign to Support Displaced Palestinians North of Syria

13-10-2018

Avaaz Organization has launched a campaign in solidarity with some 750 Palestinian families who were forcibly deported to northern Syria. The campaign comes in response to the reluctance maintained by UNRWA, the Palestinian Authority, and human rights institutions regarding the

Official: 40% of Yarmouk Homes Habitable

Official: 40% of Yarmouk Homes Habitable

13-10-2018

Member of the committee overseeing debris clearance in Yarmouk Camp, engineer Mahmoud AlKhaled, said 40% of residential structures have become fit for habitation. Speaking with Sputnik news agency, AlKhaled said 40% of buildings require reconstruction while the remaining 20% have

Palestinian Child Goes Missing in Syria

Palestinian Child Goes Missing in Syria

13-10-2018

10-year-old Palestinian child from Syria Osama Ahmad, raised in Yarmouk Camp, disappeared from AlSayeda Zeinab, in Rif Dimashq, some three days ago. The child’s family appealed to the human rights institutions to work on disclosing their son’s fate and whereabouts

Families in Ramadan Camp Grappling with Price Leap

Families in Ramadan Camp Grappling with Price Leap

13-10-2018

Residents of Ramadan Camp continue to launch cries for help over the socio-economic crises they have been enduring as a result of poverty, unemployment, the acute dearth in vital items, including fuel, and the swift price leap. Ramdan Camp for

South Korea Contributes 400,000 in Aid for Palestine Refugees in Jordan

South Korea Contributes 400,000 in Aid for Palestine Refugees in Jordan

13-10-2018

UNRWA on Wednesday signed a $400,000 agreement with the Republic of Korea, seeking to support the provision of cash assistance to Palestinian refugees from Syria in Jordan to cover their essential needs. UNRWA cash programming remains the “most flexible

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Detained in Turkey for 16th Day

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Detained in Turkey for 16th Day

12-10-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Ammar Ahmad Aboud, from Yarmouk Camp, has been kept in custody for the 16th day running in Turkey on account that he overstayed his visa. Reaching out to AGPS by phone, Ammar said Turkish police arrested

Abdul Hadi: Debris Clearance Ongoing in Yarmouk to Reconstruct Local Cemetery

Abdul Hadi: Debris Clearance Ongoing in Yarmouk to Reconstruct Local Cemetery

12-10-2018

Director of the political department of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Syria, Anwar Abdul Hadi, said debris removal in Yarmouk Camp makes part of underway attempts to unblock access roads to AlShuhadaa Cemetery. Speaking with al-Watan daily, Abdul Hadi said

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Price Manipulation

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Price Manipulation

12-10-2018

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, denounced price manipulating by “greedy merchants” who have been inflating and deflating prices of much-needed items for personal gains. The residents lashed out at the Ministry of Supply and local

8 Migrants Drown off Turkish Shore, over 20 Others Missing

8 Migrants Drown off Turkish Shore, over 20 Others Missing

12-10-2018

Eight migrants drowned at sea and over 20 others, among them children and women, have gone missing after a Greece-bound vessel capsized off Turkey’s Aegean coast. Activists said the Turkish coast guards uncovered eight dead bodies and rescued one migrant

AGPS Warns of Tragic Situation of Displaced Palestinians North of Syria at UNHRC

AGPS Warns of Tragic Situation of Displaced Palestinians North of Syria at UNHRC

11-10-2018

AGPS, in partnership with the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC), sounded the alarm over the situation of the Palestinian refugees deported to northern Syria. This came in a report passed on to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva

Palestinian Family Calls for Saving Sick Child as Her Health Gets Worse

Palestinian Family Calls for Saving Sick Child as Her Health Gets Worse

11-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Sa’id Sheikh Khaled appealed to the human rights institutions nationwide and overseas to work on providing his child Malak with medical therapy after her health has taken a turn for the worse as a result of the tough

Palestinian Delegation Pops in Yarmouk Camp

Palestinian Delegation Pops in Yarmouk Camp

11-10-2018

A delegation of Palestinian factions showed up on Wednesday in Yarmouk Camp in an attempt to keep tabs on debris-clearance in the area. Representatives of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and of the National Factions in Syria hailed underway efforts

Migrant Boat Disappears after Sailing from Lebanese Waters

Migrant Boat Disappears after Sailing from Lebanese Waters

11-10-2018

A Cyprus-bound migrant boat has reportedly disappeared after it set sail from Lebanon. The Rescue and Follow-Up Committee said it has received several communiqués about the missing boat. But no details have yet been revealed about the migrants’ whereabouts

1,400 Palestinians from Yarmouk Camp Pronounced Dead since Outbreak of Syria Warfare

1,400 Palestinians from Yarmouk Camp Pronounced Dead since Outbreak of Syria Warfare

10-10-2018

AGPS kept record of the death of 1,400 Palestinians sheltered in Yarmouk Camp since the outburst of deadly hostilities in Syria. 490 refugees died as a result of the heavy shelling rocking the camp; 201 died due to the

Displaced Palestinian Families Rally in Deir Ballout Camp

Displaced Palestinian Families Rally in Deir Ballout Camp

10-10-2018

Displaced Palestinian families north of Syria maintained a vigil on Monday in Deir Ballout Camp, protesting their tragic living conditions in the poorly-equipped camp. The protesters urged UNRWA to live up to its responsibilities as regards dozens of hopeless families

Residents of Daraa Camp Launch Cry for Help over Trash Mounds

Residents of Daraa Camp Launch Cry for Help over Trash Mounds

10-10-2018

Residents of Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Syria, continue to rail against the mounds of trash and debris piled up in civilian neighborhoods and around the main access roads to the camp, resulting in bed smells and the

Palestinian Refugee Maher Mahmoud Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail since 2014

Palestinian Refugee Maher Mahmoud Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail since 2014

10-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Maher Khaled Mahmoud, born in 1994 and raised in AlHajar AlAswad in Syria, has gone missing for the fourth year running after he was kidnapped by pro-government forces at Ali AlWahsh Street checkpoint, in Rif Dimashq, on January

Palestinians Arrested by Syrian Gov’t Forces South of Syria

Palestinians Arrested by Syrian Gov’t Forces South of Syria

09-10-2018

A number of Palestinians taking refuge south of Damascus were arrested by Syrian government forces, despite the fact that they had their security situation worked out following the retreat of the opposition outfits from the area. Activists said the arrests

Palestinians among 15 Migrants Detained on Greece’s Castellorizo Island

Palestinians among 15 Migrants Detained on Greece’s Castellorizo Island

09-10-2018

15 migrants, among them Palestinian refugees, have been detained in Castillorizo Island, located in the Rhodes Regional Division, in the South Aegean, east of Greece, for 12 consecutive days. According to the Rescue and Follow-Up Cell, a migrant vessel set

Campaign to Vaccinate Palestinian Children Kicks Off in Syria Refugee Camps

Campaign to Vaccinate Palestinian Children Kicks Off in Syria Refugee Camps

09-10-2018

A campaign has kick-started in Palestinian refugee camps in Syria to vaccinate children aged below five years-old against poliomyelitis. Medics and paramedics toured local clinics, schools, kindergartens, and provisional shelters to immunize children. The campaign is slated to last until

Palestinian Child from Syria Wins Silver Medal in Sweden Judo Contest

Palestinian Child from Syria Wins Silver Medal in Sweden Judo Contest

09-10-2018

Palestinian child from Syria Kays Yehya Ashmawi, aged 10, earned the silver medal during a Judo competition staged in Skane County, south of Sweden. He was a resident of Yarmouk Camp in Syria. Scores of Palestinians from Syria have achieved

Palestinians among Dozens of Arrestees Caught in Qudsaya Manhut

Palestinians among Dozens of Arrestees Caught in Qudsaya Manhut

08-10-2018

Over 15 Palestinian young men were arrested in a sweep launched by the Syrian government forces in Qudsaya town, in Rif Dimashq, in an attempt to force young men to join pro-government outfits. Activists said Syrian forces set up makeshift

UNRWA to Hand over Cash Aids to Palestinians from Syria

UNRWA to Hand over Cash Aids to Palestinians from Syria

08-10-2018

UNRWA announced the launch of the distribution of the third batch of cash aids for 2018 as of October 7, 2018 until December 7, 2018. Every family member is to receive 20,000 Syrian Pounds. Families who received cash allowances

Dozens of Palestinian Students Honored in Damascus

Dozens of Palestinian Students Honored in Damascus

08-10-2018

AlJalil Forum, the Women’s Committee, the Palestinian youth Organization, the Committee of Elders, and the Ghassan Kanafani Forum, among other NGOS in Rukn AlDeen in Damascus, honored laureate Palestinian high school students. A ceremony was held in Ahmad Omri School

Palestinian Refugee Ayman Atiyeh Secretly Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ayman Atiyeh Secretly Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 5th Year

08-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Aymen Mohamed Atiyeh, born in 1971, has been locked up in Syrian government prisons for five consecutive years, after he was kidnapped on October 10, 2013. His family continues to appeal for information. AGPS kept record of the

18 Palestinians from Syria Killed in September 2018

18 Palestinians from Syria Killed in September 2018

07-10-2018

18 Palestinian refugees from Syria died in September 2018, down from 24 in September 2017. As for the list of victims for July 2018, Daraa and AlSuweida topped the list with six refugees each. Two refugees were pronounced dead in

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Crisis in Sanitation, Telecommunications Networks

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Crisis in Sanitation, Telecommunications Networks

07-10-2018

Palestinians taking refuge in AlHusainiya Camp have warned of the repercussions of excavations carried out in the area to install a sanitation network, saying their children are at risk of falling in holes dug all along AlHusainiya’s access roads and

Situation of Palestinians North of Syria Exacerbated by Sewage Disposal

Situation of Palestinians North of Syria Exacerbated by Sewage Disposal

07-10-2018

Displaced Palestinian and Syrian families sheltered north of Syria have sounded alarm bells over the acute damage wrought by sewage disposal poured near their refugee camps, which have already been gripped with a poor infrastructure. The displaced families warned of

Lebanese NGO Announces Launch of Campaign for Palestinians from Syria with Special Needs

Lebanese NGO Announces Launch of Campaign for Palestinians from Syria with Special Needs

07-10-2018

The World Humanitarian Fund (WHF) announced its intent to offer basic rehabilitation services to displaced Syrians and Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon. The six-month program is expected to last until December 31, 2018. It aims to enhance refugees’ health and

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Celebrates Palestinian Cuisine in Germany

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Celebrates Palestinian Cuisine in Germany

07-10-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Nour Mawed who fled to Germany as a result of the bloody warfare continues to share and celebrate traditional Palestinian dishes during cross-cultural events held in her region. Nour said right as she reached Germany the

Palestinians from Syria in Sudan Grappling with Dire Conditions

Palestinians from Syria in Sudan Grappling with Dire Conditions

06-10-2018

Nearly 1,000 Palestinians from Syria have been subjected to abject living conditions in Sudan, where they are treated as foreigners rather than refugees. Speaking with AGPS, Palestinian refugee Mohamed Kheir said relief institutions have failed to live up to

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead South of Syria

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead South of Syria

06-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Husain Khaled Mansour, called Abu Amer Mansour, a former ISIS prince, died as he fought alongside ISIS militias against the Syrian government forces in Teloul AlSafa, in AlSuweida desert, south of Syria. Abu Amer Mansour left Yarmouk Camp

Palestinian Refugee Garners 1st Place in Bodybuilding Contest

Palestinian Refugee Garners 1st Place in Bodybuilding Contest

06-10-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Shadi Farid Darwish, a resident of AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, won the first place in the masters’ bodybuilding championship staged in Damascus. Scores of Palestinians from Syria have achieved success stories inside and outside of the

Palestinian Refugee Husam AlRefai Held in Syrian Jail Since 2013

Palestinian Refugee Husam AlRefai Held in Syrian Jail Since 2013

06-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Husam Ali AlRefai, born in 1988 and sheltered in Yarmouk Camp, has been secretly held in Syrian government prisons for five years running. Husam was kidnapped by the Syrian government forces on May 5, 2013. AGPS kept record

Palestinian Refugees across War-Torn Syria Sound Distress Signals over Systematic Security Crackdowns

Palestinian Refugees across War-Torn Syria Sound Distress Signals over Systematic Security Crackdowns

05-10-2018

Palestinian refugees taking shelter in such government-held refugee camps as Khan Dannun, Jaramana, AlSayeda Zeinab, AlAyedeen in Hama, AlAyedeen in Hums, AlRaml, Latakia, and AlNeirab in Aleppo, along with the re-captured camps of Khan Eshieh, AlHusainiya, AlSabina, and Yarmouk expressed

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Blackout in Telecommunication Network

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Blackout in Telecommunication Network

05-10-2018

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp continue to rail against the outages rocking the telecommunications network in the area. The locals said phone lines have gone out of operation after they were damaged by water. Their appeals to fix the network have

Meeting Convened in Damascus over Situation in Yarmouk Camp

Meeting Convened in Damascus over Situation in Yarmouk Camp

05-10-2018

A meeting was staged on October 3 between national factions in Syria and the committee overseeing debris clearance from Yarmouk Camp at the headquarters of the Syrian National Council in Damascus to discuss the progress of debris removal in the

14 PLA Gunmen Killed in September

14 PLA Gunmen Killed in September

05-10-2018

The Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) announced the death of 14 members during September 2018. The causalities are: IHsan Husain Ali AlKhneifas, from AlSayeda Zeinab Camp, Walid Mer’I AlKurdi, the commander of Saeka 412 Brigade, Abdul Karim Melhem Ali, Adnan Abdul

AGPS: 5,584 Physical Violations Recorded against Palestinians in War-Torn Syria

AGPS: 5,584 Physical Violations Recorded against Palestinians in War-Torn Syria

04-10-2018

Statistics released by AGPS on the International Day of Non-Violence, observed on October 2, kept record of 5,584 physical violations perpetrated against Palestinian refugees since the launch of the Syrian conflict. 3,889 Palestinian refugees were killed as a

2 PLA Fighters Killed in Syria Hostilities

2 PLA Fighters Killed in Syria Hostilities

04-10-2018

Two members of the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA)—Raed Nahar, from AlSabina Camp, and Essam Fuad Sendid, from Yarmouk Camp—died as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces against ISIS militias in Teloul AlSafa, in AlSweida’s desert, south of Syria. According

Palestinian Resident of AlSabina Camp Released By Anonymous Militia

Palestinian Resident of AlSabina Camp Released By Anonymous Militia

04-10-2018

Anonymous gunmen released the Palestinian refugee Ahmad M., a resident of AlSabina Camp, in Rif Dimashq, after they kidnapped him from a thoroughfare linking Hama and Mesyaf on September 25, 2018 on his way back home from Turkey to Damascus

Palestinian Families Displaced from Southern Damascus Protest Dire Conditions North of Syria

Palestinian Families Displaced from Southern Damascus Protest Dire Conditions North of Syria

04-10-2018

Displaced Palestinian families formerly sheltered in Yarmouk maintained vigil on Tuesday, October 2, in AlShabiba refugee camp, in I’zaz area, in Aleppo’s northern outskirts, to protest their abject living conditions and the acute dearth in drinking water. The refugees called

Dozens of Palestinian Journalists Killed, Detained in War-Torn Syria

Dozens of Palestinian Journalists Killed, Detained in War-Torn Syria

03-10-2018

In statistics released on the International Day in Solidarity with Palestinian Journalists, AGPS has kept record of the murder of dozens of Palestinian journalists and the abduction of dozens more in war-torn Syria. AGPS has documented the death of 18

Palestinian Refugees Take to Syria Streets over Israel’s Racist Policies

Palestinian Refugees Take to Syria Streets over Israel’s Racist Policies

03-10-2018

Palestinian refugees in Syria have staged rallies denouncing Israel’s racist Jewish Nation-State Law. Palestinians sheltered in such Syria-based refugee camps as Yarmouk, Khan Dannun, AlSabina, Jaramana, AlHusainiya, AlRamadan, AlNeirab, and AlRaml strongly condemned the racist measures pursued by the Israeli

AlHusainiya Residents Urge UNRWA to Appoint Local Teaching Staff

AlHusainiya Residents Urge UNRWA to Appoint Local Teaching Staff

03-10-2018

Palestinian tutors sheltered in AlHusainiya Camp and who have been laid off from UNRWA-run schools called on the refugee agency to reconsider its recruitment mechanisms regarding teaching staff in AlHusainiya and appoint instructors sheltered in the camp. In a letter

8th Medical Week Kick-Started South of Damascus

8th Medical Week Kick-Started South of Damascus

03-10-2018

The Palestine Charity Commission and Palestinian Red Crescent continue to provide free medical checks and therapy to displaced Palestinian refugees south of Damascus for the sixth consecutive day. The move makes part of the 8th Medical Week staged in the

18 Palestinians from Syria Pronounced Dead in September 2018

18 Palestinians from Syria Pronounced Dead in September 2018

02-10-2018

18 Palestinian refugees from Syria died in September 2018, 15 among whom as a result of fatal shooting attacks. Two refugees were tortured to death in Syrian prisons while another drowned at sea. The list of casualties includes 15 persons

PLA Leadership Forces Palestinian Recruits to Join Bloody Hostilities South of Syria

PLA Leadership Forces Palestinian Recruits to Join Bloody Hostilities South of Syria

02-10-2018

Activists and families of Palestinian conscripts slammed the commanders of the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) for pushing young men to fight alongside the Syrian government forces in AlSuweida desert, south of Syria, against their will. In letters emailed to AGPS

Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Child from Syria Launches Cry for Help

Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Child from Syria Launches Cry for Help

02-10-2018

The mother of the Palestinian child from Syria in Lebanon Hasan Ahmad AlMaghrebi, aged six years-old, appealed to the human rights institutions, namely the Red Crescent and Red Cross organizations, along with the Palestine Liberation organization and Palestinian factions in

Son of Fatah Leader Secretly Held in Syrian Gov’t Jails

Son of Fatah Leader Secretly Held in Syrian Gov’t Jails

02-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Hasan Abu Shanar has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons, where he has been held since October 27, 2012. The detainee, a resident of AlTadhamun neighborhood in Damascus and the father of three children

Shocking Affidavits Released by Palestinian Survivors Onboard Greece-Bound Migrant Boats

Shocking Affidavits Released by Palestinian Survivors Onboard Greece-Bound Migrant Boats

01-10-2018

Palestinian refugees from Syria continue to risk their lives onboard the “death boats” to Greece, rummaging around for a momentary respite from the daily scenes of bloodshed and destruction. AGPS has kept record of the death of dozens of refugees

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Syria Warfare

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Syria Warfare

01-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Mahmoud Teym, a resident of Aleppo, was killed while fighting alongside the pro-government Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) in Syria. According to AGPS figures, 1,050 Palestinian refugees have been fatally shot in war-ragged Syria.

Palestinian Child from Syria Stabbed to Death

Palestinian Child from Syria Stabbed to Death

01-10-2018

Six-year-old Palestinian child Ward Hasan breathed his last after he was stabbed several times by a mentally-disabled person, reportedly aged 55 years-old. Neighbors who caught sight of the incident rushed to the scene. Medics tried to rescue the casualty. However

Palestinian Refugee Wins 1st Place in Weightlifting Contest

Palestinian Refugee Wins 1st Place in Weightlifting Contest

01-10-2018

Palestinian refugee Wasfi Aref AlShawish, aged 40, earned the first place in Syria’s weightlifting championship after he managed to lift 285 kilograms. AlShawish, weighing 120 kilograms, is a native of Jaffa, in Palestinian territories occupied in 1948. He is a

5,000 Palestinian Refugees Stranded South of Damascus

5,000 Palestinian Refugees Stranded South of Damascus

30-09-2018

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

Dozens of Volunteers Take Part in Debris Clearance in Yarmouk Camp

Dozens of Volunteers Take Part in Debris Clearance in Yarmouk Camp

30-09-2018

Over 60 Yarmouk Camp residents have taken part in projects to remove debris from the area. Volunteers from the Palestinian Red Crescent have also joined debris clearance projects in the camp and carried out visits to families trapped in the

Bread Crisis Rocks Husainiya Refugee Camp

Bread Crisis Rocks Husainiya Refugee Camp

30-09-2018

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have sounded distress signals over the acute dearth in bread. Hundreds of civilians continue to line up on a quasi-daily basis in long queues and under scorching heat outside of

Ministerial Meeting on UNRWA Funding Raises $122 Million

Ministerial Meeting on UNRWA Funding Raises $122 Million

30-09-2018

On 27 September, the Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Sweden, Turkey, Japan and Germany, as well as the High Representative and Vice-President of the European Union, hosted a Ministerial Meeting in New York, with the aim of mobilizing financial and political

10 PLA Fighters Pronounced Dead South of Syria

10 PLA Fighters Pronounced Dead South of Syria

29-09-2018

The Palestine Liberation Amry (PLA) announced the death of ten fighters as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces against ISIS militias in the vicinities of Teloul AlSafa town, in AlSweida’s eastern desert, south of Syria. Others were left wounded

Debris Clearance Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp

Debris Clearance Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp

29-09-2018

Clearance of debris in Yarmouk Camp, which was kick-started over recent weeks, has been under full swing, AGPS has learnt. The first phase of the measure was funded by the Palestine Liberation Organization. Member of the committee overseeing debris removal

Clashes Reported among Pro-Government Forces on Outskirts of AlNeirab Camp

Clashes Reported among Pro-Government Forces on Outskirts of AlNeirab Camp

29-09-2018

Clashes burst two days ago out between pro-government militias from AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo and from the nearby AlNeirab village. AGPS correspondent attributed the confrontations to disagreements over stolen property. A gunman called Youssef Zahouri was injured

Palestinian Brothers Ahmad and Walid Mousa Mahmoud Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Jail

Palestinian Brothers Ahmad and Walid Mousa Mahmoud Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Jail

29-09-2018

Palestinian brothers Ahmad and Walid Mousa Mahmoud have been held in Syrian government jails since February 2014. Both were kidnapped from their family home in Rukn AlDeen, in Damascus. Their families have received no information over their whereabouts and conditions

10 PLA Fighters Missing, 15 Others Wounded in Syria

10 PLA Fighters Missing, 15 Others Wounded in Syria

28-09-2018

The Palestine Liberation Amry (PLA) announced that 10 fighters have disappeared while 15 others sustained wounds as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces against ISIS militias in the vicinities of Teloul AlSafa town, in AlSweida’s eastern desert, south of

Khan Eshieh Residents Launch Cry for Help over Bread Dearth

Khan Eshieh Residents Launch Cry for Help over Bread Dearth

28-09-2018

Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have appealed to the concerned authorities and development committee to work on supplying civilians with much-needed bread and increase bread and flour quantities allotted for AJalil Bakery. The residents

690 Homes in AlTadhamun Fit for Human Habitation

690 Homes in AlTadhamun Fit for Human Habitation

28-09-2018

The committee of Damascus governorate said 690 homes in AlTadhamun neighborhood, which used to shelter hundreds of Palestinian families and thousands of Syrian nationals, have become habitable, pending the rehabilitation of other houses in line with Law No. 10 which

27 Palestinians Assassinated in War-Torn Syria

27 Palestinians Assassinated in War-Torn Syria

28-09-2018

AGPS documented the death of 27 Palestinian refugees as a result of abrupt assassination in war-ragged Syria. The list includes 18 Palestinians from Yarmouk Camp, among them activists, journalists, and relief officers. The casualties are: Bahaa Saker, Namer Hasan, Feras

Palestinian Father Releases Affidavit about Extrajudicial Execution of His Toddler by Syrian Gov’t Forces

Palestinian Father Releases Affidavit about Extrajudicial Execution of His Toddler by Syrian Gov’t Forces

27-09-2018

The father of the Palestinian child Mohamed Udai Diaa Hamad, aged one year and two months, provided evidence on the execution of his toddler along with 16 Syrian nationals in Berza, in Damascus. The father said that on September 26

89 Palestinians Cold-Bloodedly Executed in Syria

89 Palestinians Cold-Bloodedly Executed in Syria

27-09-2018

According to AGPS data, 89 Palestinian refugees have been subjected to field execution since the outburst of Syria’s warfare. The list includes 17 members of the Palestine Liberation Army who were killed just one month after they were kidnapped in

Reports of Violence by UNRWA Teaching Staff Emerge in AlHusainiya Camp

Reports of Violence by UNRWA Teaching Staff Emerge in AlHusainiya Camp

27-09-2018

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp denounced teachers’ recourse to violence at a UNRWA-run school, saying their children were beaten at the school using sticks. A pupil’s father said his son was beaten by his tutor because he did not wrap his

PLA Fighter Injured South of Syria

PLA Fighter Injured South of Syria

27-09-2018

Member of the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) Essam Sendid sustained injuries in clashes with ISIS in Teloul AlSafa, in AlSuweida desert, south of Syria. One day earlier, three PLA gunmen died as they fought alongside the pro-government forces. 261 PLA

Classes Kick-Started in AlJarmak School South of Damascus

Classes Kick-Started in AlJarmak School South of Damascus

27-09-2018

Classes kicked off in AlJarmak Alternative School in Yalda, south of Damascus, under the supervision of UNRWA and the General Authority for Palestinian Refugees in Damascus. Yarmouk’s education chief, Walid AlKurdi, said AlJarmak students joined classes at Yalda’s girls’ school

PLA Mourns Death of 3 Officers in Syria

PLA Mourns Death of 3 Officers in Syria

26-09-2018

The Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) lamented the death of three members: Walid Mer’i, the commander of Saeka 412 Brigade, along with officers Amar Issa and Abdul Karim Melhem Ali. The three officers were killed on September 25 while fighting alongside

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Prisons

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Prisons

26-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Udai Sabri AlHelou, born in 1997, died under torture in Syrian government jails. AlHelou was kidnapped at the government-run AlBatikha checkpoint in 2014 on his way out of Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus. AlHelou’s mother is a Syrian

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Missing for 3rd Year in Istanbul

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Missing for 3rd Year in Istanbul

26-09-2018

The family of the Palestinian refugee Omar Mohamed Kheir Abu Nahiya, born in 1988 and raised in Yarmouk Camp, appealed to all international human rights institutions, namely Amnesty International, to work on revealing their son’s fate, who had disappeared some

Residents of Khan Dannoun Camp Rail against Price Hike

Residents of Khan Dannoun Camp Rail against Price Hike

26-09-2018

Living conditions in Khan Dannoun Camp, in Rif Dimashq, have sharply deteriorated due to the lack of financial resources and high unemployment rates wrought by the raging warfare. Chronic outages in water, power, and telecommunication networks have added bad to

UNRWA Denies Intent to Deport Palestinians of Syria and Lebanon

UNRWA Denies Intent to Deport Palestinians of Syria and Lebanon

26-09-2018

UNRWA’s spokeswoman in Lebanon Hoda Samra denied recent social media reports about the agency’s intent to forcibly transfer Palestinian refugees in Syria and Lebanon to other destinations. UNRWA said such claims are counterfeit, confirming the agency’s willingness to continue to

AGPS Sounds Alarm over Situation of Palestinians of Syria at Palestinians in Europe Forum

AGPS Sounds Alarm over Situation of Palestinians of Syria at Palestinians in Europe Forum

25-09-2018

A research paper was released by AGPS as part of the Forum of Palestinians in Europe and the Nation’s Causes held in Berlin on Sunday, September 23, under the slogan “We Will Not Give up Our Right of Return”. The

Daraa Residents Appeal for Reconstruction of Destroyed Facilities

Daraa Residents Appeal for Reconstruction of Destroyed Facilities

25-09-2018

Residents of Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees said no serious efforts have been made by the local authorities and relief institutions to reconstruct their homes, which sustained massive destruction as a result of the heavy shelling and bloody shootouts between

Displaced Palestinians North of Syria Prevented from Receiving UNRWA Aid

Displaced Palestinians North of Syria Prevented from Receiving UNRWA Aid

25-09-2018

UNRWA announced a decision to cancel permits allowing relatives of displaced Palestinian refugees in idlib and other conflict zones in Syria to receive cash and in-kind aids on their relatives’ behalf. UNRWA stipulated that new permits be issued, preventing hundreds

Situation of Palestinians in Lebanon Refugee Camp Exacerbated by Illegal Weapon Possession

Situation of Palestinians in Lebanon Refugee Camp Exacerbated by Illegal Weapon Possession

25-09-2018

Palestinian refugees taking shelter in Ein AlHilweh refugee camp, in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, continue to sound distress signals over the security mayhem rocking the area as a result of the illegal possession of weapons. Some 760 Palestinian

Arab States Invalidate Travel Documents of Palestinian Refugees

Arab States Invalidate Travel Documents of Palestinian Refugees

24-09-2018

A number of Arab governments announced their decision to ban the entry of Palestinian refugees holding travel documents issued in such countries as Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. According to Palestinian officials, Arab governments called on Palestinians taking refuge in their

Classes to Kick Off for Students of AlJarmak School

Classes to Kick Off for Students of AlJarmak School

24-09-2018

Education chief in Yarmouk Camp, Walid AlKurdi called on students enrolled at AlJarmak School in Yalda town, south of Damascus, to join classes at the girls’ school. AlKurdi said classes will kick off on September 25 under the supervision of

Palestinian Doctor Alaa AlDeen Youssef Secretly Held in Syrian Dungeons for 6th Year

Palestinian Doctor Alaa AlDeen Youssef Secretly Held in Syrian Dungeons for 6th Year

24-09-2018

Palestinian medic Alaa AlDeen Youssef has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian penitentiaries, where he has been kept for the sixth consecutive year. Neurosurgeon Youssef has gone missing since December 25, 2012. He was kidnapped from a checkpoint pitched

Palestinian Refugee Turns Home in Jaramana Camp to Palestinian Museum

Palestinian Refugee Turns Home in Jaramana Camp to Palestinian Museum

24-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Abu Ali Jaber turned his home in Jaramana Camp into a showroom for Palestinian heritage. Visitors of the museum said handmade items reflecting Palestinian traditional handicraft and folkloric Palestinian costumes, along with iron keys symbolizing Palestinians’ right of

Palestinian Child Pronounced Dead as Migrant Boat Capsizes off Lebanese Seashore

Palestinian Child Pronounced Dead as Migrant Boat Capsizes off Lebanese Seashore

23-09-2018

Five-year-old Palestinian child from Syria Khaled Nejmah drowned at sea after a Cyprus-bound boat carrying Palestinian and Syrian migrants tipped over off Akkar coast, north of Lebanon. Lebanese news outlets said the vessel, carrying some 40 migrants, set sail from

On International Day of Peace: Palestinians of Syria Enduring Tragic Situation

On International Day of Peace: Palestinians of Syria Enduring Tragic Situation

23-09-2018

Palestinian refugees have gone through a dreadful psycho-physical situation all the way through Syria’s seven-year warfare. Heavy onslaughts by the Syrian and Russian forces caused heavy damage to over 75% of civilian homes and structures in Palestinian refugee camps, namely

Residents of AlSabina Camp Denounce Blackmailing by Bus Drivers

Residents of AlSabina Camp Denounce Blackmailing by Bus Drivers

23-09-2018

Residents of AlSabina Camp in Rif Dimashq said they have been overburdened by fees required by buses carrying passengers to Damascus. A resident said bus drivers demand 200 Syrian Pounds per every single passenger whereas the government has set 100

Palestinian Boy Wins 1st Place in Damascus Chess Tournament

Palestinian Boy Wins 1st Place in Damascus Chess Tournament

23-09-2018

Palestinian boy Malek Ali AlTawba from AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, won the first place in an individual chess championship and the second place in another team competition for the 10-13-14 age category. The contest was held in Damascus from September

15 Palestinians from Syria Released by Turkish Authorities following 30 Days in Custody

15 Palestinians from Syria Released by Turkish Authorities following 30 Days in Custody

22-09-2018

A number of Palestinian refugees detained in the so-called Krit Gendarme Central detention center in the Turkish city of Antakya for nearly 30 days were released by the Turkish authorities. The list of refugees includes Jamil Khalil Emara, Ghufran Hamid

Debris Clearance Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp

Debris Clearance Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp

22-09-2018

Clearance of debris in Yarmouk Camp, which was kick-started a few days ago, has been under full swing, AGPS has learnt. Bulldozers and trucks continue to take rubble out of Palestine and Loubiya streets along with other residential neighborhoods across

167 Palestinian Residents of AlNeirab Camp Killed in War-Torn Syria

167 Palestinian Residents of AlNeirab Camp Killed in War-Torn Syria

22-09-2018

AGPS documented the death of 167 of Palestinian residents of AlNeirab Camp in Aleppo all the way through the seven-year conflict. The list includes 12 refugees who were tortured to death in Syrian government jails. 16 others were identified as

Migrant Boat from Lebanon Docked in Cyprus

Migrant Boat from Lebanon Docked in Cyprus

22-09-2018

A vessel carrying 65 people from Syria, including 24 babies and children and two pregnant women, arrived in Cyprus on Thursday afternoon, police said. The boat had been detected by coastal radar at around 11.20 am off Cape Greco

PRC Submits Two Documents about Situation of Palestinians of Syria at UNHRC

PRC Submits Two Documents about Situation of Palestinians of Syria at UNHRC

21-09-2018

The Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) passed on two new documents to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva as part of its underway efforts to draw the world’s attention to the calamitous situation of the Palestinians of Syria

Abdul Majid: Civilians’ Return to Yarmouk Camp Indefinite

Abdul Majid: Civilians’ Return to Yarmouk Camp Indefinite

21-09-2018

Secretary of the Coalition of Palestinian Factions in Syria, Khaled Abdul Majeed, said no specific date has been set for the return of displaced families to Yarmouk Camp, adding that contacts have been underway with the Syrian authorities so as

Residents of Handarat Camp Appeal for Means of Transport

Residents of Handarat Camp Appeal for Means of Transport

21-09-2018

Residents of Handarat Camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo called on UNRWA to secure buses to transfer students to their schools. Dozens of families taking shelter in Handarat slammed the refugee agency for its apathy regarding the transportation crisis in

Palestinian Child from Syria in Iraq Nominated Best Soccer Player

Palestinian Child from Syria in Iraq Nominated Best Soccer Player

21-09-2018

Palestinian child from Syria Kusay Jawad AlShehabi, aged ten, was nominated as the best midfield attacker in Kurdistan’s Sulaymaniyah province following a final contest held in the region. Kusay’s family, formerly sheltered in Yarmouk Camp, expressed their deep pride of

247 Palestinians from Syria-Based Khan Eshieh Camp Fall Prey to Enforced Disappearance

247 Palestinians from Syria-Based Khan Eshieh Camp Fall Prey to Enforced Disappearance

20-09-2018

247 Palestinian residents of Khan Eshieh Camp, in Syria’s Rif Dimashq, among them women and children, have been secretly held in Syrian jails. The detainees’ fates and whereabouts have been shrouded in mystery. AGPS documented the death of 556 Palestinian

Displaced Palestinians South of Damascus Driven Out of Abandoned Homes

Displaced Palestinians South of Damascus Driven Out of Abandoned Homes

20-09-2018

Palestinian activists south of Damascus said the municipal council of Yalda, Babilla, and Beit Sahem announced its intent to force displaced civilians, among them hundreds of Palestinian refugees, from abandoned homes due to the absence of official leases. A Palestinian

Rally Staged in AlAyedeen Camp over US Cut of Funding to UNRWA

Rally Staged in AlAyedeen Camp over US Cut of Funding to UNRWA

20-09-2018

Dozens of residents who returned to the AlAyedeen Camp in Hama rallied on September 17 outside UNRWA’s local clinic to protest a US decision to cut aids to the refugee agency. The rally-goers said the US crackdowns against UNRWA amount

Exhibition Held in Beirut for Palestinian Students of Syria

Exhibition Held in Beirut for Palestinian Students of Syria

20-09-2018

An exhibition was launched by UNRWA and the EU in Beirut for Palestinian students from Syria in Lebanon. UNRWA’s Regional Director-General in Lebanon Claudio Kordoni, The European Union's new ambassador to Lebanon, Christina Lassen, were in attendance. Exclusive snapshots were put on display

Side-Event Onboard of UNHRC Sounds Alarm over Palestinian Victims of Forced Disappearance in Syria

Side-Event Onboard of UNHRC Sounds Alarm over Palestinian Victims of Forced Disappearance in Syria

19-09-2018

A seminar was held on Monday by the London-based Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) in partnership with the Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) on the sidelines of the UN Human Rights Council’s 39th session in Geneva. The side-event shed

Palestinian Families Gripped with Dire Conditions North of Syria

Palestinian Families Gripped with Dire Conditions North of Syria

19-09-2018

Hundreds of Palestinian and Syrian families who have been forcibly deported to northern Syria have been grappling with an abject humanitarian situation as most of them have been taking cover in underequipped tents that risk to fall into pieces in

PA Pledges to Cover Expenses of Debris Clearance in Yarmourk Camp

PA Pledges to Cover Expenses of Debris Clearance in Yarmourk Camp

19-09-2018

Member of the Fatah Central Council Samir AlRefai said the Palestinian Authority (PA) President, Mahmoud Abbas, gave instructions to shell out the expenses needed to remove debris from Yarmouk Camp. The decision was announced following a visit by a delegation

Activists Call for Serious Response to Home Burglary in Yarmouk

Activists Call for Serious Response to Home Burglary in Yarmouk

19-09-2018

Activists have called on the Palestine Embassy and Palestinian factions in Damascus to urge the Syrian authorities to seriously work on halting the housebreaks and burglary targeting civilian homes in Yarmouk Camp. The activists added that vandals deployed across three

Family of Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Girl from Syria Appeal for Urgent Treatment

Family of Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Girl from Syria Appeal for Urgent Treatment

19-09-2018

The family of the three-old Palestinian child from Syria Maria Tamer Abu Azarah, taking shelter in Ein AlHilweh Camp, south of Lebanon, after they were deported from Yarmouk Camp, appealed to all human rights institutions to cover fees for the

Cash Aids Handed Over to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Cash Aids Handed Over to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

19-09-2018

UNRWA transferred cash aids for 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.  Some 31,000 Palestinians from

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Appeal for Urgent Treatment in Lebanon

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Appeal for Urgent Treatment in Lebanon

18-09-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Mohamed Eid, aged 22 and displaced from Yarmouk Camp in Syria to AlRashidiya Camp in Sour, south of Lebanon, has appealed for urgent intervention to help him secure fees for a much-needed surgery to treat his

UNRWA Delegation Pops in Daraa Camp, Residents Urge Reconstruction

UNRWA Delegation Pops in Daraa Camp, Residents Urge Reconstruction

18-09-2018

Students enrolled at AlAqsa School, run by UNRWA, in AlHusainiya refugee camp called on UNRWA and the other concerned authorities to work on securing means of transport to and back from school. The residents said they have been forced to

Students of UNRWA-Run School at Husainiya Camp Sound Alarm over Transportation Crisis

Students of UNRWA-Run School at Husainiya Camp Sound Alarm over Transportation Crisis

18-09-2018

A delegation of UNRWA staff members and the director of the General Authority of Palestinian Arab Refugees showed up in Daraa Camp on September 15 to inspect the progress of vital services in the area. Activists called on UNRWA to

UNRWA Announces Distribution of Cash Aids for Palestinians from Syria

UNRWA Announces Distribution of Cash Aids for Palestinians from Syria

18-09-2018

UNRWA announced its intent to distribute the third batch of its cash aids for Palestinians from Syria as of October 15, 2018 until December 23, 2018. Every single family member registered on the list of normal cases will receive 25

AGPS, PRC Hold Seminar in Geneva to Speak Up for Palestinian Detainees in Syria

AGPS, PRC Hold Seminar in Geneva to Speak Up for Palestinian Detainees in Syria

17-09-2018

A seminar is expected to be held on Monday by the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC), in partnership with AGPS, on the sidelines of the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The one-hour seminar, slated to kick

Palestinian Girl Released by Lebanese Authorities

Palestinian Girl Released by Lebanese Authorities

17-09-2018

The Lebanese authorities released the Palestinian girl Manar Abu Seyam, aged 14, after they detained her for days in AlGhbeiri detention center. Over recent days, Abu Seyam’s detention stirred seething anger among the Palestinian refugee community. The girl was arrested

Graduates Honored in AlAyedeen Camp in Hama

Graduates Honored in AlAyedeen Camp in Hama

17-09-2018

A ceremony was held in AlAyedeen Camp for Palestinian refugees in Hama to honor laureates and university graduates. Speakers at the event sounded the alarm over underway schemes to dampen Palestinians’ spirits and liquidate their legitimate cause. A show was

UNRWA Spokesman Urges Regular Contributions by Arab States

UNRWA Spokesman Urges Regular Contributions by Arab States

17-09-2018

UNRWA spokesman Sami Mashasha said an Arab League summit held last week makes part of underway efforts to boost regular fundraising for UNRWA so as to enable the agency to keep up its services for Palestine refugees. Speaking with Sputnick

Debris Clearance Kick-Started in Yarmouk Camp

Debris Clearance Kick-Started in Yarmouk Camp

16-09-2018

A campaign has kicked off in Yarmouk Camp on Saturday to remove debris from residential alleys and access roads. The measure has been carried out under the supervision of the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees and the Charity Commission

We’ll Be Back” Documentary Series Filmed in Handarat Camp

We’ll Be Back” Documentary Series Filmed in Handarat Camp

16-09-2018

The Palestine Memory House and the Palestinian Arab Society have filmed the first episode of the documentary series “We Will Be Back”. The series is an artistic bridge connecting the past and present through a chain of oral chronicles and

Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Child from Syria Received by Swedish King

Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Child from Syria Received by Swedish King

16-09-2018

The King of Sweden Charles XVI Gustave received in his royal palace in Stockholm on Friday the Palestinian child from Syria Akram Jamal Hama, aged seven and diagnosed with blood cancer. Akram’s twin brother and his parents accompanied him during

Belgium Contributes Euro 4 million to Keep UNRWA Schools Open

Belgium Contributes Euro 4 million to Keep UNRWA Schools Open

16-09-2018

The Government of Belgium has made an additional contribution of EUR 4 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to support its core educational services. The contribution was announced on 27 June at the UN General Assembly

Palestinian Activist Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

Palestinian Activist Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

15-09-2018

The family of the Palestinian refugee Ammar Omar AlTobeh has appealed to the human rights institutions to urgently intervene and work on disclosing the fate of their son who has gone missing for over three years. In letters emailed to

Family of Palestinian Refugee Ammar AlToubeh Appeal for Information

Family of Palestinian Refugee Ammar AlToubeh Appeal for Information

15-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Deib Mahmoud Abu AlRuz, nicknamed Abu Ram, died under torture in Syrian government dungeons. Abu AlRuz, the maestro of the Bisan musical band and a member of Fidaa Association, was arrested in 2013 at the Batikha checkpoint

Khan Dannun Schools Launch New Academic Year

Khan Dannun Schools Launch New Academic Year

15-09-2018

The administration board of the AlKhalisa and AlHawala schools in Khan Dannun refugee camps announced, in a statement posted on Facebook, the advent of the new school year following reconstruction works carried out at the two schools. Admins at AlKhalisa

Free Medical Checks Offered to Patients with Bone Diseases in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp

Free Medical Checks Offered to Patients with Bone Diseases in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp

15-09-2018

The Commission of Civil Action in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp announced the launch of a free medical campaign in favor of children and adults with bone diseases and deformities. Check-ups were carried out for about three hours, during which over 50

Palestinian Refugee Yahya AlBash Held in Syrian Jail since 2012

Palestinian Refugee Yahya AlBash Held in Syrian Jail since 2012

15-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Yehya Ahmad AlBash, born in 1960, has been incarcerated in Syrian government prisons for six consecutive years. He was kidnapped by the government forces on October 5, 2012 and dragged to an unknown location. His fate and whereabouts

Palestinian Student from Syria Arrested in Lebanon over Illegal Entry

Palestinian Student from Syria Arrested in Lebanon over Illegal Entry

14-09-2018

The Lebanese arrested the Palestinian student Manar Salah Abu Seyam, aged 14, for illegally entering Lebanon. Manar, a resident of Yarmouk Camp in Syria, was arrested after Lebanese policemen shwoed up at al-Sahel Hospital, where she was admitted so as

Palestinians from Syria Forced to Rent Shelters at up to 400$

Palestinians from Syria Forced to Rent Shelters at up to 400$

14-09-2018

Scores of Palestinian refugees from Syria have been forced out of their shelters as a result to the deadly offensives, the blockade, and deportation. The situation of the Palestinian refugees who fled their embattled camps has gone far worse due

Palestinian Brothers Omar and Bahaa Zaaza’ Secretly Held in Syrian Dungeons

Palestinian Brothers Omar and Bahaa Zaaza’ Secretly Held in Syrian Dungeons

14-09-2018

Palestinian brothers Omar Adnan Zaaza’, aged 28, and Bahaa Adnan Zaaza’, aged 27, have been held in Syrian government prisons for over four years. Omar was kidnapped by the Syrian government forces in February 2014 from his workplace in Jaramana

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Deported by German Authorities to Bulgaria

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Deported by German Authorities to Bulgaria

14-09-2018

The German authorities on Wednesday deported the Palestinian refugee from Syria Mohamed Mousa to Bulgaria on account that his fingerprint was first taken in the latter country. His family said he was arrested at the Migration Office and detained in

478 Palestinian Women Killed in War-Torn Syria

478 Palestinian Women Killed in War-Torn Syria

13-09-2018

478 Palestinian women and girls have been pronounced dead in Syria’s seven-year conflict. 106 others have also been locked up in Syrian government dungeons. According to AGPS data, 40 female Palestinian refugees died as a result of torture in Syrian

4-Year-Old Girl Identified as Youngest Palestinian Victim of Enforced Deportation in Syria

4-Year-Old Girl Identified as Youngest Palestinian Victim of Enforced Deportation in Syria

13-09-2018

Four-year-old Hadil AlAyathi has been identified as the youngest Palestinian detainee secretly held in Syrian government prisons for six years along with her mother Taghrid Eissat. The mother and her daughter were kidnapped in March 2013 as they passed through

Palestinians Stranded in Antakya Launch Cry for Help

Palestinians Stranded in Antakya Launch Cry for Help

13-09-2018

Palestinian refugees detained in the so-called Krit Gendarme Central detention center in the Turkish city of Antakya for nearly 30 days have slammed the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian factions for turning their back on their ceaseless appeals for urgent

Dozens of Palestinian Children Denied Access to Education North of Syria

Dozens of Palestinian Children Denied Access to Education North of Syria

13-09-2018

Displaced Palestinian families north of Syria continue to sound the alarm over their children’s lack of access to education as a result of the enforced deportation they have been subjected to. They said even the private school established in the

Palestinian, Syrian Migrants Raise Concerns over Forced Deportation by Turkish Authorities

Palestinian, Syrian Migrants Raise Concerns over Forced Deportation by Turkish Authorities

12-09-2018

Palestinian and Syrian migrants expressed deep concern over the intent of the Turkish authorities to forcibly send them back to Syria as many of them overstayed their visas and others crept into the country via illegal routes. The migrants said

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead South of Syria

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead South of Syria

12-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Omar AlShaer, from the Fourth Division, died as he fought alongside the Syrian government forces against ISIS in AlSuweida suburbs, south of Syria. AlShaer, a resident of Yarmouk Camp, was a member of the Syrian opposition outfits, before

Abdul Hadi Underscores Need for Funds to Reconstruct Yarmouk Camp

Abdul Hadi Underscores Need for Funds to Reconstruct Yarmouk Camp

12-09-2018

Head of the political department of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Damascus, Anwar Abdul Hadi, said huge funds are needed for the reconstruction of Yarmouk Camp. Abdul Hadi said efforts have been underway to cooperate with the Syrian authorities over

Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Opposition Forces in Idlib

Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Opposition Forces in Idlib

12-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Anan Khaled Abu AlAynein, aged 63, was arrested by Faylaq AlRahman forces. The arrestee has been held captive for the seventh day. The reasons for his detention remain unidentified. Several other refugees have been arrested by the opposition

Palestinian Family Held in Syrian Gov’t Prisons for 5th Year

Palestinian Family Held in Syrian Gov’t Prisons for 5th Year

12-09-2018

Alarm bells have been sounded over the unknown fate of several Palestinian families who have been held captive in Syrian dungeons. The list of missing families includes the Mouloud Khaled AlAbdullah family, kidnapped on July 27, 2013 at a government-run

Alarm Sounded over Crooked Merchants in Yarmouk

Alarm Sounded over Crooked Merchants in Yarmouk

11-09-2018

Lawyers and activists have called on residents of Yarmouk Camp to stand on guard to “profiteers” who purchase civilian property at very low costs, taking unreasonable profit from the calamitous situation and state of psychological dismay overwhelming the families. “As

Palestinian Young Men Arrested South of Damascus

Palestinian Young Men Arrested South of Damascus

11-09-2018

Activists quoted local sources south of Damascus as stating that Syrian government forces arrested a number of Palestinian youths for forgoing military service at the pro-government Palestine Liberation Army. Activists estimated that 35 Palestinians displaced from Yarmouk and seeking shelter

Palestinians from Syria Take Part in Swedish Elections

Palestinians from Syria Take Part in Swedish Elections

11-09-2018

A number of Palestinians from Syria cast their votes in the Swedish elections. 10 Palestinians from Syria, including Emil Sarsour, also have run for the 2018 parliamentary and municipal elections staged in the kingdom. Sarsour said the participation of Palestinians from Syrian

Malaysia Embarks on Fundraising Campaign for Palestine Refugee Agency

Malaysia Embarks on Fundraising Campaign for Palestine Refugee Agency

11-09-2018

The Government of Malaysia launched on Saturday a national fundraising campaign to support Palestine refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The campaign aims to mobilize resources for UNRWA at

Dozens of Palestinian Families in Idlib at Risk of Deportation, Homelessness

Dozens of Palestinian Families in Idlib at Risk of Deportation, Homelessness

10-09-2018

Dozens of Palestinian refugee families forcibly deported from Khan Esheih and Yarmouk refugee camps to northern Syria have launched a cry for help over their deteriorating state of affairs, saying that have become at a higher risk of renewed deportation

Palestinian Families Face Dire Conditions upon Return to Tseil South of Syria

Palestinian Families Face Dire Conditions upon Return to Tseil South of Syria

10-09-2018

Dozens of Palestinian families who returned to Tseil town, in Daraa, have railed against the dire socio-economic conditions rocking the area after their homes were subjected to burglary. The residents called on all concerned institutions, most notably UNRWA and the

38 Women among Over 300 Palestinians Missing in War-Torn Syria

38 Women among Over 300 Palestinians Missing in War-Torn Syria

10-09-2018

307 Palestinian refugees, including 38 women and girls, have gone missing since the outbreak of the Syrian warfare. Most of those who have disappeared are reportedly residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus. Activists accused pro-government militias

Palestinian Refugees with Syrian Travel Documents Facing Volatile Status

Palestinian Refugees with Syrian Travel Documents Facing Volatile Status

10-09-2018

Palestinian refugees with Syrian travel documents continue to face a bleak future due to their ambivalent legal status and the inhospitality shown by authorities in host countries. Palestinian refugees from Syria are reported to lack legal status in Lebanon. The

Palestinian Refugee Arrested, Others Injured by Jindires Police North of Syria

Palestinian Refugee Arrested, Others Injured by Jindires Police North of Syria

09-09-2018

A couple of days earlier, police forces from Jindires town, northwest of Aleppo, arrested the Palestinian refugee Mohamed Eid Noufel, nicknamed Abu AlThawrah and deported from southern Damascus to Deir Ballout Camp, north of Syria. In a footage released by

Reconstruction, Debris-Clearance to Kick-Off in Yarmouk

Reconstruction, Debris-Clearance to Kick-Off in Yarmouk

09-09-2018

A meeting was held on Friday at the Palestine Embassy in Damascus between representatives of Palestinian factions, most notably the deputy secretary-general of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, Talel Naji, and the Director-General of the General

Asylum-Seeking Applications by Migrants from UNRWA’s Fields of Operations to Be Reconsidered by Danish Authorities

Asylum-Seeking Applications by Migrants from UNRWA’s Fields of Operations to Be Reconsidered by Danish Authorities

09-09-2018

The Danish Immigration Service decided on August 29 to renew asylum applications filed by migrants from UNRWA’s following fields of operations: Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank. The Danish Refugee Council said the Immigration Service will

In-Kind Aids Distributed to Palestinian Families from Syria in Badawi Camp

In-Kind Aids Distributed to Palestinian Families from Syria in Badawi Camp

09-09-2018

The Follow-Up Office of Displaced Palestinians from Syria announced the launch of a campaign to distribute food portions and cleaning items to displaced Palestinian families in and around AlBadawi Camp, north of Lebanon, as of Saturday 10 p.m. until

12 Palestinian Children from Syria Pronounced Dead during 1st Half of 2018

12 Palestinian Children from Syria Pronounced Dead during 1st Half of 2018

08-09-2018

A statistical report issued by AGPS on August 2 documented the death of 12 Palestinian children from Syria during the first half of 2018 due to war related incidents. The minor casualties died as a result of violent onslaughts launched

Debris Clearance Ongoing in AlSabina Camp

Debris Clearance Ongoing in AlSabina Camp

08-09-2018

Municipal authorities in AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, continue to remove rubble from the alleys and neighborhoods of the camp following appeals launched by the residents to clear debris and unblock access roads. Over recent months, residents

UNRWA to Issue Statement regarding Return of Palestinians in Lebanon to Syria

UNRWA to Issue Statement regarding Return of Palestinians in Lebanon to Syria

08-09-2018

Director of UNRW’s Protection Division Matteo Benatti promised to release a statement upon return to his office in Amman to clarify UNRWA’s official position as regards the return of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon to Syria and the conditions to be

Syrian Authorities Block Access of Yarmouk Returnees to Their Homes

Syrian Authorities Block Access of Yarmouk Returnees to Their Homes

07-09-2018

A number of activists and residents attempting to reach their homes in Yarmouk Camp have been denied access into the area by Syrian government troops deployed at the main entrances to the camp. The residents said the government forces stipulated

Syrian Gov’t Forces Green-Light Exit of Yarmouk Students to Damascus

Syrian Gov’t Forces Green-Light Exit of Yarmouk Students to Damascus

07-09-2018

The Syrian authorities issued security permits to allow Yarmouk’s displaced students access into Damascus. According to Yarmouk’s education chief Walid AlKurdi, the concerned authorities okayed the exit of high school students and those enrolled at Damascus Intermediate Institute in order

Dozens of displaced Palestinian rallied outside of UNRWA offices in Lebanon

Dozens of displaced Palestinian rallied outside of UNRWA offices in Lebanon

07-09-2018

Dozens of displaced Palestinian families from Syria in Lebanon rallied outside of UNRWA offices in Lebanon, demanding legal protection for Palestinian refugees from Syria and denouncing the US decision to cut off aid to the refugee agency. The rally-goers railed

Palestinian Brothers Amar and Khaled Jumu’a Held in Syrian Gov’t Jails for 4th Year

Palestinian Brothers Amar and Khaled Jumu’a Held in Syrian Gov’t Jails for 4th Year

07-09-2018

Palestinian brothers from Syria Ammar Jumu’a Ibrahim, aged 34, and Khaled Jumu’a Ibrahim, 40, have been incarcerated in Syrian government penitentiaries since September 2013. Both brothers, residents of Yarmouk Camp, were arrested as they passed through the government-run Sabina checkpoint

Palestinian from Syria Hit with Bullet Shots in Helsingborg

Palestinian from Syria Hit with Bullet Shots in Helsingborg

07-09-2018

Palestinian young man Ayham Arisheh, from Yarmouk Camp, was shot and injured near the Damas restaurant in the Swedish city of Helsingborg. Reporting from Sweden, Palestinian activists said the injured youth was admitted at a local hospital before he was

"10 Palestinian Refugees Held in Turkish Detention Center for 15th day"

"10 Palestinian Refugees Held in Turkish Detention Center for 15th day"

06-09-2018

10 Palestinian refugees have been detained by the Turkish authorities at a so-called Krit Gendarme-Central detention center in Antakya for the 15th day running. The list of detainees includes Jamil Khalil Emara, Ghufran Hamid, Ahmad Khaled Mohamed, Amal Hamid, eight-month-old

Qudsaya Residents Rail against Teacher Shortage, Substitution of UNRWA Staff

Qudsaya Residents Rail against Teacher Shortage, Substitution of UNRWA Staff

06-09-2018

Families of Palestinian students sheltered in Qudsaya town, in Rif Dimashq, spoke out against the shortage in teaching staff and the continuous replacement of instructors at educational facilities run by UNRWA. In a letter emailed to AGPS, a student’s mother

UNRWA Delegation Pays Visit to Khan Eshieh Camp

UNRWA Delegation Pays Visit to Khan Eshieh Camp

06-09-2018

Director of UNRWA projects in Syria, Michael Amania, and a delegation of UNRWA staff members in charge of the health, relief, education, and engineering programs, along with Director-General of the General Authority of Palestinian Arab Refugees, Ali Mustafa, showed up

39% of Palestinians from Syria Killed during 1st Half of 2018 Identified as Militants

39% of Palestinians from Syria Killed during 1st Half of 2018 Identified as Militants

06-09-2018

AGPS annual report for 2017 documented the increase of the death toll among Palestinian militants in Syria in 2018, with a total of 65 refugees, making up 39.16% of the overall number of victims in 2018, estimated at 166

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Tamim Held in Syrian Prison since 2015

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Tamim Held in Syrian Prison since 2015

06-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Tamim has been locked up in Syrian government dungeons since March 12, 2015. He was arrested by the government forces at a relief distribution center set up by UNRWA south of Damascus. Activists have appealed to the

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Gripped with Abject Situation

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Gripped with Abject Situation

05-09-2018

Over 17,000 Palestinian refugees from Syria in Jordan have been categorized as vulnerable due to their precarious legal status and exacerbated living conditions. The majority of Palestinians from Syria entered Jordan through illegal routes as a result of the

Yarmouk Camp’s Northern Thoroughfare Unblocked

Yarmouk Camp’s Northern Thoroughfare Unblocked

05-09-2018

Activists said access roads have been opened and sand barriers removed near the main entrances to Yarmouk Camp and Street 30 after authorities embarked on debris clearance in the area. A member of the Charity Commission for Relief of Palestinian

UNRWA Pays Visit to Ramadan Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Rif Dimashq

UNRWA Pays Visit to Ramadan Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Rif Dimashq

05-09-2018

A senior UNRWA delegation and representatives of the General Commission of Refugees visited on Monday Palestinian refugee communities in AlRamadan Camp, in Rif Dimashq, in an attempt to keep tabs on the agency’s facilities in the area. The delegation paid

Syrian Gov’t Stipulates Consent of Recruitment Branches over Travel Permits

Syrian Gov’t Stipulates Consent of Recruitment Branches over Travel Permits

05-09-2018

Syria’s Immigration and Passport Department ruled that in order for young men aged between 17 and 42 to gain access out of Syria a travel permit should be issued by the local military recruitment branches to that end. Pro-government sources

22 Palestinians from Syria Pronounced Dead in 2018, including 18 due to Torture

22 Palestinians from Syria Pronounced Dead in 2018, including 18 due to Torture

04-09-2018

AGPS documented the death of 22 Palestinian refugees from Syria in August 2018, 18 among whom as a result of torture in Syrian government dungeons. The list of victims includes two Palestinians who were shot dead, another who died by

Syrian Government Embarks on Debris Clearance in Daraa

Syrian Government Embarks on Debris Clearance in Daraa

04-09-2018

The Syrian authorities have embarked on a campaign to remove debris and unblock access roads in Daraa Camp, south of Syria, after the government recaptured the camp and opposition outfits were deported to northern Syria. On Sunday, municipal trucks have

Sabina Camp Students Express Hope for Better Future with Advent of New School Year

Sabina Camp Students Express Hope for Better Future with Advent of New School Year

04-09-2018

Dozens of students sheltered in AlSabina Camp, in Rif Dimashq, joined, on September 2nd, their schools, which opened their doors to inaugurate the 2018-19 academic year. The students voiced hope for a better future, after five years of unending displacement

Resident of Khan Eshieh Camp Wins 2nd Place at Lebanon Bodybuilding Championship

Resident of Khan Eshieh Camp Wins 2nd Place at Lebanon Bodybuilding Championship

04-09-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Ashraf Mohamed Ali, from Khan Eshieh Camp, earned the second place at the bodybuilding championship staged in southern Lebanon. Ashraf was a former player with the Syrian Bodybuilding Federation. He earned several awards in national and

Families Displaced from Yarmouk Enduring Abject Situation in Syrian Desert

Families Displaced from Yarmouk Enduring Abject Situation in Syrian Desert

03-09-2018

Nearly 100 Palestinian refugees formerly sheltered in Yarmouk Camp and other southern Damascus zones have been grappling with dire humanitarian conditions in Syria’s steppe, to which they were deported in May. Activists said civilians have been stranded on the outer

PLA Fighter Killed in Syria Hostilities

PLA Fighter Killed in Syria Hostilities

03-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Ihsan Husain Ali AlKhneifas, from AlSayeda Zeinab Camp, died as he fought alongside the Syrian government forces. AlKhneifas had joined the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA). AGPS documented the death of 259 PLA officers since the outburst of warfare

UNRWA: 5.4 Million Palestinians Cannot Simply Be Wished away

UNRWA: 5.4 Million Palestinians Cannot Simply Be Wished away

03-09-2018

Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in an open letter expressed deep regret and disappointment at the nature of the US decision to end all funding to UNRWA,  “On 31

Palestinian Refugee Zuheir Awad Subject to Enforced Disappearance for 6th Year in Syria

Palestinian Refugee Zuheir Awad Subject to Enforced Disappearance for 6th Year in Syria

03-09-2018

The Syrian authorities continue to withhold the fate and whereabouts of the Palestinian refugee Zuheir Saleh Awad, born in 1986, for the sixth year running. The refugee was kidnapped on his way out of his home in Yarmouk Camp on

Israeli Occupation Blocks Access of 18 Palestinians from Syria to Homeland

Israeli Occupation Blocks Access of 18 Palestinians from Syria to Homeland

02-09-2018

The Israeli occupation authorities banned, some few days ago, a group of Palestinian youths from Syria with Swedish citizenship documents, from entering the occupied Palestinian territories, before they were sent back to where they came from. Speaking with AGPS, Palestinian

US Cuts Funding to Palestine Refugee Agency

US Cuts Funding to Palestine Refugee Agency

02-09-2018

The United States said it decided to cut all funding for the UN's Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA). The US State Department says described UNRWA as "irredeemably flawed". The US administration has "carefully reviewed" the issue and "will not make

Families in Handarat Camp Launch Distress Signals over Water, Power Crises

Families in Handarat Camp Launch Distress Signals over Water, Power Crises

02-09-2018

Palestinian refugees in Handarat Camp have been grappling with dire conditions due to the lack of humanitarian assistance and life-saving services. A resident said a severe water and power crisis continue to rock Tershiha neighborhood in Handarat. In a video

Palestinian Refugee Mansour Falah Held in Syrian Jail for 4th Year

Palestinian Refugee Mansour Falah Held in Syrian Jail for 4th Year

02-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Mansour Mahmoud Falah, born in 1950, has been locked up in Syrian government dungeons for the fourth year running. He was kidnapped by pro-government groups at a checkpoint in Khirbet AlWard, in Rif Dimashq, on May 26, 2014

Palestinians Held in Turkey-Based Shelters Appeal for Humanitarian Assistance

Palestinians Held in Turkey-Based Shelters Appeal for Humanitarian Assistance

01-09-2018

Activists urged the Turkish government to take all measures necessary to improve the living conditions endured by Palestinian families from Syria in shelters and refugee camps set up in Turkey. The activists said families held in the so-called “Krit Gendarme-Central”

Palestinian Resident of AlSabina Camp Killed in Syria

Palestinian Resident of AlSabina Camp Killed in Syria

01-09-2018

Palestinian refugee Fadi Jehad Awad, from AlSabina Camp in Rif Dimashq, died as he fought alongside the Syrian government forces in raging hostilities. AGPS documented the death of 68 Palestinians sheltered in AlSabina Camp since the outbreak of warfare in

Displaced Palestinians North of Syria Launch Calls for Granting Them Access to Labor Market

Displaced Palestinians North of Syria Launch Calls for Granting Them Access to Labor Market

01-09-2018

Palestinian families who were forcibly deported to north of Syria launched calls for job opportunities so as to be able to feed their starved children. The refugees urged UNRWA and all concerned bodies to work on providing work and raising

Dozens of Palestinian Children Sheltered North of Syria Shorn of Right to Education

Dozens of Palestinian Children Sheltered North of Syria Shorn of Right to Education

01-09-2018

Displaced Palestinian families north of Syria continue to sound the alarm over their children’s lack of access to education as a result of the enforced deportation they have been subjected to. They said that even the private school established in

Over 1,700 Palestinian Refugees Secretly Imprisoned in Syrian Dungeons

Over 1,700 Palestinian Refugees Secretly Imprisoned in Syrian Dungeons

31-08-2018

On the International Day of the Disappeared, marked on August 30, AGPS would like to draw the international community’s attention to the fact that as many as 1,700 have been enduring mysterious fates in Syrian government jails. AGPS kept record of the

Malaysia Grants Asylum to Deported Palestinian Family Fleeing War-Torn Syria

Malaysia Grants Asylum to Deported Palestinian Family Fleeing War-Torn Syria

31-08-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Fahd Odeh and his wife and children were deported from Amman to Malaysia after the latter accepted to let them in. A few days earlier, India deported the four-member Palestinian family to Jordan. The Jordanian authorities

In-Kind Aid Items Handed over to Displaced Palestinian Families South of Damascus

In-Kind Aid Items Handed over to Displaced Palestinian Families South of Damascus

31-08-2018

UNRWA, in cooperation with the General Authority for Refugees in Damascus, distributed food baskets and health kits to some 700 Palestinian families sheltered in the southern Damascus towns of Yalda, Babilla, and Beit Sahem after they were displaced from Yarmouk

English Version of Annual Report Documenting Situation of Palestinians of Syria in 2017 Issued by AGPS, PRC

English Version of Annual Report Documenting Situation of Palestinians of Syria in 2017 Issued by AGPS, PRC

30-08-2018

The Action Group for Palestinian of Syria (AGPS), in partnership with the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC), has released the English version of an annual report documenting the situation of the Palestinians of Syria in 2017. Entitled “Life under Constraints”, the

Palestinians from Syria in Egypt Gripped with Dire Conditions

Palestinians from Syria in Egypt Gripped with Dire Conditions

30-08-2018

Palestinian refugees from Syria have been grappling with a precarious legal status in the turmoil-stricken Egyptian territories. The Egyptian authorities continue to turn down Palestinians’ appeals for visas under the pretext that “security go-aheads” have not been issued to that

UNRWA: Int’l Community Must Not Let Thousands of Palestine Refugee Students down

UNRWA: Int’l Community Must Not Let Thousands of Palestine Refugee Students down

30-08-2018

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl said it was because of students like “Aya” that the agency decided to open its schools on time this week, notwithstanding a shortfall of over 200 million USD— an unprecedented deficit in UNRWA’s 70-year

DTC Launches Free Courses for Palestine Refugees

DTC Launches Free Courses for Palestine Refugees

30-08-2018

UNRWA-run Damascus Training Center has announced the launch of free courses for Palestine refugees with preparatory and secondary school diplomas in 26 technical and vocational fields of specialty. DTC said on its Facebook page that the courses are to kick

1,953 Palestinians Pronounced Dead in Palestinian Refugee Camps, Communities in Syria until June 2018

1,953 Palestinians Pronounced Dead in Palestinian Refugee Camps, Communities in Syria until June 2018

29-08-2018

A statistical report issued by AGPS on August 2 documented the death of 1,953 Palestinians in refugee camps and communities across the Syrian territories since the outbreak of the warfare in March 2011 until June 2018, with an increase

Turkey Releases Palestinian Family from Syria after 8 Days in Detention

Turkey Releases Palestinian Family from Syria after 8 Days in Detention

29-08-2018

The Turkish authorities on Tuesday released a Palestinian family from Syria detained on August 19 near the Turkish-Syrian borders. The family members were transferred to a Palestinian refugee camp in Antakya, where a number of Iraqi migrants have also been

Families Launch Distress Signals over Dire Condition upon Return to Daraa Camp

Families Launch Distress Signals over Dire Condition upon Return to Daraa Camp

29-08-2018

Families who have regained access to their homes in Daraa Camp have been grappling with acute water and power crises. The residents said no serious efforts have been made by local authorities and relief institutions to reconstruct their homes, which

Hundreds of Palestinian Families in Qudsaya Enduring Abject Situation

Hundreds of Palestinian Families in Qudsaya Enduring Abject Situation

29-08-2018

Some 6,000 displaced Palestinian families have been experiencing tough living conditions in Damascus due to the price leap, steep rental fees, and high rates of unemployment. Speaking with AGPS, a Palestinian refugee said house rents have seen a striking

Yarmouk Students Leave for Damascus to Take Exams

Yarmouk Students Leave for Damascus to Take Exams

29-08-2018

First and second-grade students enrolled at AlJarmak Alternative School left Yalda town, south of Damascus, to sit for data mining exams. The move was carried out under the supervision of the General Authority for Palestinian Arab refugees. Despite the hardships

Activists Lashe out at Parties Pushing for Return of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon to Syria

Activists Lashe out at Parties Pushing for Return of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon to Syria

28-08-2018

Head of the National Reconciliation Committee in Yarmouk Camp and southern Damascus, Sheikh Mohammed AlOmari, slammed the Palestinian factions in Lebanon and other parties that called for the return of Palestinian refugees to Syria for turning their back on the

Three Palestinian Returnees from Lebanon Arrested upon Entrance to Syria

Three Palestinian Returnees from Lebanon Arrested upon Entrance to Syria

28-08-2018

The Syrian government forces arrested three Palestinian refugees on the Lebanese-Syrian borders and transferred them to an unidentified location. The reasons for their detention have not been identified. The three arrestees have just returned to Syria following calls for return

Free Palestine Movement Denies Laying off Gunmen

Free Palestine Movement Denies Laying off Gunmen

28-08-2018

The Palestine Free Movement military chief, Saed Abdul Al, denied social media reports about the group’s decision to lay off gunmen after it recaptured Yarmouk Camp. Speaking with Harmoon Center for Contemporary Studies, Abdul Al denied the above claims, saying

Faylak AlSham Battalion in Idlib Releases Palestinian Detainees

Faylak AlSham Battalion in Idlib Releases Palestinian Detainees

28-08-2018

The Faylak AlSham battalion released on Sunday Palestinian refugees arrested on August 13 following an abduction sweep launched in cooperation with the Turkish military in Deir Ballout and AlMuhamadiya refugee camps in Afrin suburbs, north of Aleppo. The list of

Toddler among Palestinian Family Members Detained by Turkish Gendarmerie

Toddler among Palestinian Family Members Detained by Turkish Gendarmerie

27-08-2018

A Palestinian family displaced from Yarmouk Camp has been detained by the Turkish border guards on a borderland with Turkey. AGPS news correspondent said two men, two women, and an eight-month girl attempted to creep into Turkey on August 19

Palestinian Mother from Syria, Her Daughter Shot Dead on Border with Turkey

Palestinian Mother from Syria, Her Daughter Shot Dead on Border with Turkey

27-08-2018

A Syrian family displaced from southern Damascus to northern Syria was fatally shot by the Turkish gendarmerie near the Syria-Turkey borders. The mother Reham AlSaleh and her child were pronounced dead while a young man sustained serious injuries. The child

Palestinian Factions Urge Syrian Leadership to Ease Return of Yarmouk Residents

Palestinian Factions Urge Syrian Leadership to Ease Return of Yarmouk Residents

27-08-2018

The Coalition of Palestinian Resistance Forces urged, in a letter, the Syrian leadership and president to press ahead with debris clearance in Yarmouk Camp so as to allow displaced civilians to return to their homes. Pro-government sources said the letter

Two Palestinian Brothers Kept in Syrian Jails

Two Palestinian Brothers Kept in Syrian Jails

27-08-2018

Palestinian brothers Mohamed Kheir and Zaher Naser Ibrahim, from AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq, have been incarcerated in Syrian government jails for over four years and a half. Mohamed Kheir, born in 1994, was arrested on February

India Deports Palestinian Family, Other Countries Refuse to Let Them in

India Deports Palestinian Family, Other Countries Refuse to Let Them in

26-08-2018

A couple of days earlier, India deported a four-member Palestinian family to Jordan. The Jordanian authorities also expelled the family to Oman hours after they detained them. Speaking with AGPS, a source close to the family said Palestinian refugee from

Palestinian Refugee Held Captive by Opposition Forces North of Syria

Palestinian Refugee Held Captive by Opposition Forces North of Syria

26-08-2018

The AlShamiya Front, north of Syria, has kept the Palestinian refugee Atiyeh Mohamed Mahmoud in custody for nearly one month. His fate and location remain unidentified. In letters emailed to AGPS, Mahmoud’s family said they have been taking refuge in

Relief Organization Distributes Aids in Deir Ballout Camp

Relief Organization Distributes Aids in Deir Ballout Camp

26-08-2018

The Charity Commission for the Relief of the Palestinian People distributed meat portions to displaced families in Deir Ballout and AlMuhamadiya refugee camps, north of Syria. Hundreds of displaced Palestinian families, formerly sheltered in Yarmouk, have been enduring dire living conditions north of Syria.

Leisure Activities Held for Palestinian Children from Syria

Leisure Activities Held for Palestinian Children from Syria

26-08-2018

An event has been staged by the Palestinian Red Crescent Society to entertain Palestinian children in AlAyedeen refugee camp in Hums. Children with special needs joined the event, which was held in partnership with the Danish Red Cross.

190 Palestinians from Syria Pronounced Dead since Start of 2018

190 Palestinians from Syria Pronounced Dead since Start of 2018

25-08-2018

195 Palestinian refugees from Syria died since the start of 2018 until July due to war-related incidents. 13 Palestinians were pronounced dead in January, 21 in February, 23 in March, 45 in April, 32 in May, and 30 in June

Palestinian Refugee Succumbs to Wounds in Latakia

Palestinian Refugee Succumbs to Wounds in Latakia

25-08-2018

Palestinian refugee Amjad Mohamed Abu Hamed, a resident of AlRaml Camp in Latakia, died of wounds he sustained in an onslaught launched by the Syrian government forces on Jabal AlTurkman, in Latakia suburbs. AGPS documented the death of 53 Palestinians

150,000 Palestinians from Syria Spend Occasion of Eid away from Home

150,000 Palestinians from Syria Spend Occasion of Eid away from Home

25-08-2018

Over 150,000 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, Jordan

Meat Handed over to Displaced Palestinian Families from Syria

Meat Handed over to Displaced Palestinian Families from Syria

25-08-2018

The Charity Commission for Relief of Palestinian People continues to distribute meat portions to Palestinian families in Damascus and its outskirts for the fourth consecutive day. A few days ago, meat portions were handed over to Palestinian families displaced from

Pro-Government Palestinian Factions Lay off Scores of Gunmen

Pro-Government Palestinian Factions Lay off Scores of Gunmen

24-08-2018

A number of Palestinian factions in Damascus have laid off dozens of Palestinian gunmen over the past few months. The Free Palestine Movement, Fatah AlIntifada, and AlSa’eka group disarmed dozens of pro-government fighters and cut off their salaries. Only a

Sabina Camp Thoroughfares Closed off By Debris Mounds

Sabina Camp Thoroughfares Closed off By Debris Mounds

24-08-2018

Residents of AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq railed against the mounds of debris piled up at the main entrances to the area. The residents slammed local authorities for turning their back on their appeals for debris clearance

Palestinian Refugee Salim AlMaw’ed Held in Syrian Jail for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Salim AlMaw’ed Held in Syrian Jail for 5th Year

24-08-2018

Palestinian refugee Salim AlMaw’ed has been locked up in a Syrian government dungeon for the fifth consecutive year. Salim was arrested at the Yarmouk Camp checkpoint on May 22, 2013. His family continues to appeal for information. AGPS documented the

Migrant Boat Bound for Greece Intercepted by Turkish Navy

Migrant Boat Bound for Greece Intercepted by Turkish Navy

24-08-2018

A vessel carrying 11 migrants, among them five Palestinian refugees, was intercepted by the Turkish coast guard as it set sail toward the Greek Island of Chios. Until recently, Turkey has been a major launching off point for migrants attempting to reach Europe

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp Launch Distress Signals over Water Dearth

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp Launch Distress Signals over Water Dearth

23-08-2018

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq have set off alarm bells over the acute water crisis, forcing civilians to purchase expensive tank water. The residents called on the government institutions and UNRWA to urgently step

Dr. Shakosh Held in Syrian Gov’t Dungeons for 7th Year

Dr. Shakosh Held in Syrian Gov’t Dungeons for 7th Year

23-08-2018

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

150 Meat Portions Distributed to Yarmouk’s Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Camp

150 Meat Portions Distributed to Yarmouk’s Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Camp

23-08-2018

AGPS, Northern Syria The Swedish Charity Organization for Humanitarian Aid handed over 150 meat portions to families forcibly deported from Yarmouk to Deir Ballout Camp, north of Syria. 400 other portions are expected to be distributed to the families on

Charity Hands over Meat Portions to Palestinian Families South of Damascus

Charity Hands over Meat Portions to Palestinian Families South of Damascus

23-08-2018

AGPS, Syria The Palestine Charity, in partnership with Indonesian associations, embarked on a campaign to provide displaced Palestinian families in Yalda, Babilla, and Beit Sahem, south of Damascus, with meat. Scores of Palestinian families fled Yarmouk Camp due to the

Palestinians from Syria Join Social Gathering Staged in Istanbul

Palestinians from Syria Join Social Gathering Staged in Istanbul

23-08-2018

AGPS, Istanbul Dozens of Palestinian families from Syria took part in a friendly gathering held by the Conference of Palestinians in Turkey on August 21, the first day of Eid AlAdhha, in Istanbul. The event aims at strengthening community bonds

Syrian Gov’t Wrecking Tombs of Chemical Weapons Massacre

Syrian Gov’t Wrecking Tombs of Chemical Weapons Massacre

22-08-2018

Five years have passed by since 36 Palestinian refugees, among them 18 members of the Ghazi family, were massacred in Zamalka and seven others in Mudhamiyat AlSham on August 21, 2013, in a wild offensive launched on the territory using

Palestinian Victim of Torture in Syrian Jail Identified in Leaked Photos

Palestinian Victim of Torture in Syrian Jail Identified in Leaked Photos

22-08-2018

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Kheir AlSarhan, a resident of Yarmouk Camp, south of Syria died under torture in Syrian government jails. He was kidnapped in 2012. The casualty was identified in a set of pictures leaked by the so-called Caesar breakaway

Situation of Students Stranded in Yarmouk Camp to be Worked out

Situation of Students Stranded in Yarmouk Camp to be Worked out

22-08-2018

Syria’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education reportedly agreed to work out the situation of Yarmouk residents who dropped out of school due to the tough blockade imposed on the camp. A letter issued by the Director-General of the General

Aids Distributed to Palestinian Students South of Turkey

Aids Distributed to Palestinian Students South of Turkey

22-08-2018

AGPS, Southern Turkey Khayra Ummah Association, in partnership with Tullabi Association, handed over clothing coupons, contributed by LC WAIKIKI and worth 50 Turkish Pounds, to Palestinian students taking refuge in Reyhanli and Antakya, south of Turkey. Students sheltered in Osmaniye

Families of Palestinian Victims of Torture Urge Syrian Authorities to Release Dead Bodies

Families of Palestinian Victims of Torture Urge Syrian Authorities to Release Dead Bodies

20-08-2018

The families of Palestinian refugees tortured to death in Syrian government dungeons have renewed calls to the Syrian government to release their relatives’ bodies so as to bury them in known cemeteries. The families held the Palestinian factions and the

313 Palestinians Missing in War-Torn Syria

313 Palestinians Missing in War-Torn Syria

20-08-2018

AGPS documentation team said 313 Palestinian refugees, including 39 women and girls, have gone missing since the outbreak of the Syrian warfare. Most of those who have disappeared are reportedly residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus

Palestinian Student Ranks 1st in Hums

Palestinian Student Ranks 1st in Hums

20-08-2018

Palestinian girl Ola Alaa AlDeen AlShaabi, sheltered in AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, got the highest grade at the Laureates School in Hums. Residents of AlAyedeen Camp hailed Ola, stressing the need to boost education among the Palestine refugee community and

UAE Contributes $50 million to UNRWA

UAE Contributes $50 million to UNRWA

20-08-2018

UNRWA said it has received $50 million in aid from the UAE to support the agency’s services for Palestine refugees. Sometime earlier, UNRWA figures have shown that 70% of all the Agency’s schools in Syria are inoperative. This is due

Palestinian Families Facing Dire Conditions upon Return to Gilin Camp

Palestinian Families Facing Dire Conditions upon Return to Gilin Camp

19-08-2018

Palestinian refugees who have returned to Gilin camp, after they fled the shelter due to the rampant shelling and shootouts between the Syrian government forces and ISIS militias, have sounded distress signals over the unbearable situation they have been enduring

Syrian Gov’t Removes Daraa Checkpoint

Syrian Gov’t Removes Daraa Checkpoint

19-08-2018

Opposition activists said the pro-government security and military committee decided to dismantle the Hameida AlTaher checkpoint set up in Daraa. As warfare reached a zenith in Syria, the checkpoint, pitched in AlSahari neighborhood since the outbreak of the conflict in

Palestinians from Syria Join Rally outside of UNRWA Office in Ein AlHilweh

Palestinians from Syria Join Rally outside of UNRWA Office in Ein AlHilweh

19-08-2018

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon rallied outside the office of the UNRWA’s director of operations in Ein AlHilweh Camp, protesting underway attempts to dismantle the refugee agency. Speaking during the rally, a number of activists and civil society representatives drew

Germany & Greece Seal Deal to Deport Refugees on Border with Austria

Germany & Greece Seal Deal to Deport Refugees on Border with Austria

19-08-2018

The German Interior Ministry said it had reached an agreement with Greece on Friday that will see it send back certain asylum seekers. German Interior Ministry spokeswoman Eleonore Peterman said the German-Greek compromise will allow Germany to take back all asylum-seekers who

8 Palestinians from Syria Stand for Swedish Elections

8 Palestinians from Syria Stand for Swedish Elections

18-08-2018

A number of Palestinian refugees, among them eight from Syria, have run for the 2018 parliamentary and municipal elections in Sweden. The move is the first of its kind as Palestinian refugees did not have the right to nominate themselves

Palestinian Refugee Killed under Torture in Syrian Lock-Ups

Palestinian Refugee Killed under Torture in Syrian Lock-Ups

18-08-2018

Palestine refugee Bilal Walid Fa’ouri, a resident of Daraa Camp, south of Syria, was pronounced dead due to torture in Syrian government jails. AGPS documented the death of 555 Palestinian refugees under torture in Syrian government prisons, where 1,690

Rights Groups Urge Syrian Gov’t to Release Dead Bodies

Rights Groups Urge Syrian Gov’t to Release Dead Bodies

18-08-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Jihad Khaled AlKhatib, aged 16, won the first place at the Palestine Karate Championship held on August 12 in Sidon, south of Lebanon. AlKhatib paid tribute to his family for standing up by his side all

Palestinian from Syria in Lebanon Placed First at Palestine Karate Championship

Palestinian from Syria in Lebanon Placed First at Palestine Karate Championship

18-08-2018

21 human rights bodies in Syria called on the Syrian government to hand over the bodies of persons tortured to death in its dungeons to their families. The human rights groups urged the international community and the United Nations to

Palestine Charity Distributes Aids to Palestinians from Syria

Palestine Charity Distributes Aids to Palestinians from Syria

18-08-2018

The Palestine Charity Commission in AlAyedeen Camp in Hums distributed children’s clothes to a number of orphans and children with special needs. The commission also handed over meat portions to Palestinian families displaced from Yarmouk Camp. At least 6,000

UNRWA: Academic Year to Kick-Start on Time for Palestine Refugees

UNRWA: Academic Year to Kick-Start on Time for Palestine Refugees

17-08-2018

At an extraordinary session of the UNRWA Advisory Commission, held on August 16 in Amman, the Commissioner-General Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl announced that the school-year for 526,000 Palestine refugee girls and boys will open on time in the

150 Displaced Palestinian Families from Syria in Lebanon Seek to Return to Syria

150 Displaced Palestinian Families from Syria in Lebanon Seek to Return to Syria

17-08-2018

Secretary of the Palestinian Popular Committees in Lebanon Abu Iyad AlShaalan said 150 families (comprising 370 members), out of 400 families who fled war-torn Syria to Lebanon, have applied to return to Syria. AlShaalan said that efforts have been underway

Theft-Gang Caught in Yarmouk Camp

Theft-Gang Caught in Yarmouk Camp

17-08-2018

AGPS has learned that pro-government forces arrested a six-member gang that burglarized civilian homes in Yarmouk Camp. The six gangsters, residents of Damascus, burned down civilian homes in the camp and smashed property. Preliminary investigations attributed the assaults to underway

Palestinian Refugee from Syria in Germany Appeals for Non-Refoulement

Palestinian Refugee from Syria in Germany Appeals for Non-Refoulement

17-08-2018

The German authorities announced their intent to deport a Palestinian refugee to Syria after he had received a prison sentence of one year and a half over violations of law. The refugee said he had entered Germany some three years

Palestinian from Syria Stands in Sweden’s Parliamentary Elections in Sweden, His Daughter Runs for Municipal Council

Palestinian from Syria Stands in Sweden’s Parliamentary Elections in Sweden, His Daughter Runs for Municipal Council

16-08-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Emil Sarsour has nominated himself in Sweden’s parliamentary elections for 2018. Sarsour, of the Social Democratic Party, has served as the head of Federation of Immigrant Associations in Uppsala city since 2009. He is a member

PLA Fighter Killed in Syria

PLA Fighter Killed in Syria

16-08-2018

Palestinian refugee Ali Walid Fahd, from the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), was killed as he fought alongside the Syrian government forces. AGPS documented the death of 258 PLA fighters since the outbreak of the deadly warfare in Syria.

Palestinian Girl Goes Missing in AlHusainiya Camp

Palestinian Girl Goes Missing in AlHusainiya Camp

16-08-2018

Palestinian girl Nihal Ahmad Mohamed has gone missing for the second day on her way out of a development center in AlHusainiya Camp, in Rif Dimashq. Her family said they could not reach out to her and appealed to the

Dozens of Palestinian Children from Syria Take Part in Training Camp in Rif Dimashq

Dozens of Palestinian Children from Syria Take Part in Training Camp in Rif Dimashq

16-08-2018

Dozens of Palestinian children and youths from Syria joined a summer camp held in Abnaa AlShuhadaa School in Adra, in Rif Dimashq. The school is run by the Palestine Liberation Organization.

Palestinians from Syria Prevented from Bidding Last Farewell to Dead Relatives

Palestinians from Syria Prevented from Bidding Last Farewell to Dead Relatives

16-08-2018

The raging warfare has prevented hundreds of Palestinians from Syria scattered across new destinations from bidding last farewell to their dead relatives. A Palestinian refugee who fled from Yarmouk Camp to Turkey said he could not take part in the

Mufti of Sidon Honors Palestinian Children for Memorizing Koran

Mufti of Sidon Honors Palestinian Children for Memorizing Koran

16-08-2018

The Mufti of Sidon Sheikh Salim Sosan honored two Palestinian children from Syria—Jana and Zayd Wani—for learning parts of the Holy Koran by heart. The move came during a ceremony to wrap up the 36th Koran Session held by the

12 Persons Arrested among Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Camp North of Syria

12 Persons Arrested among Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Camp North of Syria

15-08-2018

Turkish soldiers escorted by Faylak AlSham group cordoned off on Monday, August 13, Deir Ballout and AlMuhammadiya refugee camps in Afrin, north of Aleppo. Snipers have been deployed around the area at the same time as a curfew has been

UN High Commissioner: Mass Repatriation of Syria Refugees Premature

UN High Commissioner: Mass Repatriation of Syria Refugees Premature

15-08-2018

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said it was too early to talk about a mass return of Syrian refugees to their homeland. "We think that it's premature to promote returns. Syria is still very insecure

2 Palestinian Brothers Undergoing Mysterious Fate in Syrian Gov’t Lock-Ups

2 Palestinian Brothers Undergoing Mysterious Fate in Syrian Gov’t Lock-Ups

15-08-2018

Palestinian brothers Waseem and Anas Mahmoud Muhahi have been held in Syrian government dungeons since October 2012. Both were kidnapped from Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees south of Damascus. AGPS kept record of dozens of cases of internment and fatal

AGPS Issues over 2,110 Reports Documenting Tragic Situation of Palestinians of Syria

AGPS Issues over 2,110 Reports Documenting Tragic Situation of Palestinians of Syria

15-08-2018

AGPS has conducted over 2,110 daily reports documenting the situation of Palestinian refugees across war-torn Syria. The reports are available on the group’s website both in English and Arabic: www.actionpal.org.uk. Other material, including videos, live snapshots

UNRWA Delivers Cash Assistance to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

UNRWA Delivers Cash Assistance to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

15-08-2018

UNRWA has begun cash-in-hand distributions to Palestinian refugees fleeing war-stricken Syria to Lebanon. Every Palestinian family from Syria received a rental allowance of $100 and a food allowance worth 27$ per every refugee. According to UNRWA statistics, until the end

89 Palestinians from Syria Pronounced Dead on Migration Road since Outbreak of Warfare

89 Palestinians from Syria Pronounced Dead on Migration Road since Outbreak of Warfare

14-08-2018

AGPS’ 16th statistical report, issued in early August, documented the death of 89 Palestinians from Syria on their way to 12 foreign destinations, fleeing war-torn Syria. 16 refugees died in Egypt, 18 in Lebanon, 17 in Libya, eight in Greece

Art Students Draw Paintings on Ruins of Yarmouk Camp

Art Students Draw Paintings on Ruins of Yarmouk Camp

14-08-2018

A so-called “Art is Hope” event was staged by Nour Association for Relief and Development. 13 art students drew paintings depicting the damage wrought on Yarmouk Camp by the deadly warfare. Activists slammed the move, which they said stirs the

Palestinians from Syria in AlMiyah wa Miyah Camp Sound Alarm over Uncontrolled Circulation of Weapons

Palestinians from Syria in AlMiyah wa Miyah Camp Sound Alarm over Uncontrolled Circulation of Weapons

14-08-2018

Palestinians from Syrian sheltered in the Lebanon-based Miyah wa Miyah refugee camp, in Sidon, railed against the state of anarchy rocking the area as a result of the illegal possession of weapons. On August 11, a shootout in the camp

Hundreds of Palestinian Refugees Enduring Mysterious Fates in Syrian Gov’t Jails

Hundreds of Palestinian Refugees Enduring Mysterious Fates in Syrian Gov’t Jails

14-08-2018

1,112 Palestinians sheltered in refugee camps and communities across war-torn Syria have been incarcerated in Syrian government lock-ups since the outbreak of the conflict in 2011. Scores of refugees were also tortured to death. The list of detainees includes

2 Palestinian Brothers Locked Up in Syrian Jail for over 4 Years

2 Palestinian Brothers Locked Up in Syrian Jail for over 4 Years

14-08-2018

Palestinian brothers Mohamed Ali Badawi, aged 27, and Mootaz Ali Badawi, 40, have been held in Syrian government dungeons for over four years. The two brothers were kidnapped by the government forces from AlHajar AlAswad area, near Yarmouk Camp. Their

Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Camp Rally over Dire Conditions

Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Camp Rally over Dire Conditions

13-08-2018

A rally was held by dozens of families displaced from Yarmouk and southern Damascus zones who have been seeking shelter in Deir Ballout, north of Syria, demanding an urgent action over their abject situation. The displaced families called on the

Pro-Gov’t Liwaa AlQuds Battalion Slam Military Commander for Smuggling Arms to ISIS

Pro-Gov’t Liwaa AlQuds Battalion Slam Military Commander for Smuggling Arms to ISIS

13-08-2018

Sources close to the pro-government Liwaa AlQuds brigade said recently-leaked probes provided evidence on the involvement of the group’s chief commander Samer Rafe’ in arms sales with ISIS terror group. The preliminary findings of the probe were released one month

Palestinians South of Syria Gearing Up for Reconciliation with Gov’t

Palestinians South of Syria Gearing Up for Reconciliation with Gov’t

13-08-2018

Palestinian refugees south of Syria have flocked to offices set up by the Russian side, the Ministry of Reconciliation, and government bodies so as to work out their security situation. An AGPS reporter said such procedures have almost been finalized

Amnesty International Launches Petition Demanding Information about Fate of over 75,000 Missing Persons in Syria

Amnesty International Launches Petition Demanding Information about Fate of over 75,000 Missing Persons in Syria

13-08-2018

A petition was launched by Amnesty international, urging support for the families of the missing and disappeared persons who seek information about their relatives’ fate. The petition urges Russia and the Unites States to push the Syrian government and armed

UNRWA: 70% of Agency’s Schools Inoperative in War-Torn Syria

UNRWA: 70% of Agency’s Schools Inoperative in War-Torn Syria

12-08-2018

Several schools have gone out of operation in war-torn Syria as a result of the deadly hostilities. In 2015, 75% of persons in Syria had access to education, down from 95% prior to the outbreak of the warfare. UNRWA figures

PLA Fighter Pronounced Dead in Syria

PLA Fighter Pronounced Dead in Syria

12-08-2018

Pro-government sources announced the death of the Palestinian refugee Abdul Rahman Walid Melhem, affiliated with the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA). The casualty, a resident of AlHusainiya Camp in Syria, died in mysterious circumstances.

AlBashir Mosque in Yarmouk Reopened

AlBashir Mosque in Yarmouk Reopened

12-08-2018

Worshipers reopened the AlBashir Mosque in Yarmouk, years after it had been kept closed by pro-government battalions, who turned the site into a military barrack. Located near Yarmouk’s northern entrance, the AlBashir Mosque, the largest in the area, hosted a

Syrian Gov’t Forces Withholding Fate of Islamic Jihad Activist for over 7 Years

Syrian Gov’t Forces Withholding Fate of Islamic Jihad Activist for over 7 Years

12-08-2018

Palestinian refugee Abdul Kader Alyan has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government dungeons, where he has been held for the seventh year. Alyan, affiliated with the Islamic Jihad-Palestine, was kidnapped by the government troops from his home in

AGPS Subjected to Cyber Warfare

AGPS Subjected to Cyber Warfare

11-08-2018

Some seven days ago, two cyber-attacks were launched against AGPS’ official website in an attempt to hack into the group’s content and block readers’ access to fact-based material. The attacks were detected on Thursday, August 9, and Saturday, August 5

Syria Official: Reconstruction of Infrastructure in Yarmouk Camp Coming Up

Syria Official: Reconstruction of Infrastructure in Yarmouk Camp Coming Up

11-08-2018

Engineer Ali Halabawi, in charge of the Damascus file, said the reconstruction of infrastructure in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees is expected to kick off in the next few days. Pro-government sources quoted Halbawi as stating that local authorities have

Palestinian Refugee from Syria in Lebanon Appeal for Daughter’s Urgent Treatment

Palestinian Refugee from Syria in Lebanon Appeal for Daughter’s Urgent Treatment

11-08-2018

Palestinian refugee from Syria Hassan Fantaziya, who fled to Lebanon, appealed to the concerned institutions to rally around his 17-year-old daughter, Rama, diagnosed with lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis. It is a human disease caused by parasitic worms known as filarial worms.  Elephantiasis

”Amaken” Initiative Launched to Support Artists, Researchers from Syria

”Amaken” Initiative Launched to Support Artists, Researchers from Syria

11-08-2018

A so-called “AMAKEN” initiative was launched by Ettijahat Organization for Independent Culture. The new project seeks to support Syrian and Syrian-Palestinian artists, researchers, and cultural directors in the creative process by providing opportunities to work in equipped spaces so as

23 Palestinian, Syrian Migrants Rescued Southwest of Turkey

23 Palestinian, Syrian Migrants Rescued Southwest of Turkey

11-08-2018

The Turkish coast guard team announced that it rescued 26 migrants, among them women and children, who were attempting to reach Greece. Anadolu agency quoted security sources as stating that coast guards in Bodrum district, in Mugla province, in southwestern

13 Palestinians Sheltered in AlRaml Camp Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons

13 Palestinians Sheltered in AlRaml Camp Tortured to Death in Syrian Dungeons

10-08-2018

AGPS documented the death of 13 Palestinians from AlRaml Camp in Latakia as a result of torture in Syrian jails. Their names appear on a newly-released list comprising the names of 8,000 victims of torture. The 13 refugees are

Eye-Witnesses Report Cases of Metal-Theft in Yarmouk

Eye-Witnesses Report Cases of Metal-Theft in Yarmouk

10-08-2018

Activists quoted eye-witnesses as stating that iron-laden trucks were spotted in the ravaged Yarmouk refugee camp. The trucks were reportedly carrying metal gates and windows stolen from the camp. Activists pointed the finger at government officers and their affiliated militias

Palestinians from Syria in Egypt Gripped with Dire Conditions

Palestinians from Syria in Egypt Gripped with Dire Conditions

10-08-2018

Palestinian refugees from Syria have been grappling with a precarious legal status in the turmoil-stricken Egyptian territories. The Egyptian authorities continue to turn down Palestinians’ appeals for visas under the pretext that “security go-aheads” have not been issued to that

Third Educational Camp Concluded in Lebanon

Third Educational Camp Concluded in Lebanon

10-08-2018

A so-called “We Learn with Pleasure for Palestine” summer camp has been brought to a close in Lebanon. The camp, held by the International Assembly of Palestinian Instructors and sponsored by Lebanon’s ex-education minister, Abdul Rahim Murad, took place between

4 Palestinian Family Members Killed under Torture in Syrian Jails

4 Palestinian Family Members Killed under Torture in Syrian Jails

09-08-2018

Four members of the Palestinian Alyan family were tortured to death in Syrian dungeons. The casualties are: Sayf AlDeen Alyan Ali, born in 1970 and kidnapped on April 17, 2013; Mohamed Kheir Alyan Ali, born in 1972 and kidnapped on

Family of Palestinian Refugee Mootaz Bakr Appeal for Information

Family of Palestinian Refugee Mootaz Bakr Appeal for Information

09-08-2018

The family of the Palestinian refugee Mootaz Mohamed Bakr, a resident of AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, appealed to the human rights institutions to work on revealing the fate and location of their son. Activists said Bakr, aged 35, was kidnapped

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon: Calls for Return to Syria Doubt-Rousing

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon: Calls for Return to Syria Doubt-Rousing

09-08-2018

Several Palestinian refugees from Syria in Lebanon have been outraged by statements released by the Palestine embassy, popular committees, and the Palestine Ambassador in Lebanon Ashraf Dabour in which they called for preparing lists of refugees who seek to return

Soccer Competitions Kick-Started in Palestinian Refugee Camps in Syria

Soccer Competitions Kick-Started in Palestinian Refugee Camps in Syria

09-08-2018

Soccer competition kicked off across a number of Syria-based Palestinian refugee camps and communities. On Saturday a so-called Quds Competition was staged in Khan Dannun Camp, in the presence of local sports figures. In the debut match, Shuhadaa AlAqsa team

50 Palestinians from Syria Killed in July 2018, including 31 under Torture

50 Palestinians from Syria Killed in July 2018, including 31 under Torture

08-08-2018

50 Palestinian refugees died of war-related incidents in Syria in July 2018, among them 31 refugees tortured to death in Syrian government dungeons. The list includes 17 Palestinians who were fatally gunned down, a refugee who died in a blast

Syrian Official Urges Damascus Governor to Advance Reconstruction Plan

Syrian Official Urges Damascus Governor to Advance Reconstruction Plan

08-08-2018

The director of Planning and Urban Development at Syria’s Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Hala Shabana, called on local authorities in Damascus governorate to put forth a roadmap for the rehabilitation of Barza, Qabun, Jober and Yarmouk. A booklet

Palestinian Refugee Omar Hejazi Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 4th Year

Palestinian Refugee Omar Hejazi Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 4th Year

08-08-2018

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

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Appeals for Urgent Cardiac Surgery

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Appeals for Urgent Cardiac Surgery

08-08-2018

A 60-year-old Palestinian refugee displaced from Yarmouk Camp in Syria to Lebanon appealed for urgent cash assistance so as to enable her to undergo balloon angioplasty to open narrowed coronary arteries to restore proper blood flow to the heart.  Speaking with AGPS on

Clothes Handed Over to Palestinian Families from Syria in Lebanon-Based Refugee Camp

Clothes Handed Over to Palestinian Families from Syria in Lebanon-Based Refugee Camp

08-08-2018

The Ataa AlKhayr Association distributed Eid clothes to Palestinian refugee families in the Badawi camp, north of Lebanon. A volunteer said some 200 Lebanese and Palestinian families from Syria taking shelter in the Badawi camp benefited from the move, which

166 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead during 1st Half of 2018

166 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead during 1st Half of 2018

07-08-2018

In its newly-released 16th statistical report documenting the number of Palestinian detainees in war-stricken Syria since March 2011 until June 2018, AGPS kept record of the death of 166 Palestinian refugees from Syria during the first half of 2018, among

Displaced Families Rally in Deir Ballout Camp North of Syria

Displaced Families Rally in Deir Ballout Camp North of Syria

07-08-2018

Dozens of families who were forcibly deported from southern Damascus and Yarmouk Camp to northern Syria maintained vigil on Monday, August 6, in Deir Balout Camp, protesting their dire living conditions. The displaced families appealed to the concerned human rights

Kuwait Contributes US$ 5 Million to Support Palestine Refugees from Syria

Kuwait Contributes US$ 5 Million to Support Palestine Refugees from Syria

07-08-2018

UNRWA announced that it received a contribution of US$ 5 million from the State of Kuwait in support of Palestinian refugees and UNRWA operations in Syria. The contribution will help UNRWA provide crucial services for Palestine refugees who have endured

U.A.E Green-Lights Visitor Visa for Syrians, Palestinians from Syria

U.A.E Green-Lights Visitor Visa for Syrians, Palestinians from Syria

07-08-2018

A travel agency based in Ajman said visitor visas will be granted to Syrians and Palestinians from Syria so as to allow entry to the U.A.E. Entry visas are to be issued in no more than four days

Families Displaced from Yarmouk Camp Subjected to Housing Crisis

Families Displaced from Yarmouk Camp Subjected to Housing Crisis

06-08-2018

Palestinian refugees who have been displaced from Yarmouk Camp continue to sound distress signals over their inability to find suitable shelters in Yalda, Babila, and Beit Sahem towns, south of Damascus, particularly after UNRWA has cut its cash aids. Thousands

Three Palestinian Children from Syria Released by Lebanese Authorities

Three Palestinian Children from Syria Released by Lebanese Authorities

06-08-2018

The Lebanese security forces released three Palestinian children—Alaa AlDeen Assaad, aged 15, Iyad Khaled, 16, and Ahmad Jalbout, 16—who were detained by the Lebanese army in Sidon on Wednesday over allegations of overstaying their visas. The three children fled from

Palestinian Ex-Detainee from Syria Takes Part in Event Commemorating Victims of Torture

Palestinian Ex-Detainee from Syria Takes Part in Event Commemorating Victims of Torture

06-08-2018

A commemoration was staged by activists in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep to pay tribute to detainees killed in Syrian government jails. Ex-detainees Karim AlJalili, from AlNeirab Camp in Syria, and Reyad Afjalar, a Turkish national, delivered separate speeches

600 Palestinian & Syrian Children Join Turkey-Based Summer Camp

600 Palestinian & Syrian Children Join Turkey-Based Summer Camp

06-08-2018

Some 600 Palestinian and Syrian refugee children from war-torn Syria joined the Quds summer camp held in Antakya and Reyhanli, south of Turkey. An AGPS reporter said art and sports workshops, along with activities aiming to commemorate the Palestinian heritage

Palestinians from Syria in Gaza Sign Up at Refugee Affairs Department to Gain Access to Syria

Palestinians from Syria in Gaza Sign Up at Refugee Affairs Department to Gain Access to Syria

05-08-2018

Palestinian refugees who fled from war-torn Syria to the blockaded Gaza Strip have started to put down their names on lists of refugees seeking to return to Syria. Palestinian refugee Anaam Abu Shabab, from Daraa Camp in Syria, said she

Palestine Embassy in Lebanon Hands over Cash Allowance to Displaced Palestinians Seeking to Return to Syria

Palestine Embassy in Lebanon Hands over Cash Allowance to Displaced Palestinians Seeking to Return to Syria

05-08-2018

The Palestine Embassy in Lebanon said cash allowances will be granted to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon who seek to return to Syria. Secretary of the Palestinian Popular Committees in Lebanon, Abu Iyad AlShaalan, said instructions were given by Palestine’s

Palestinian Refugee Bilal Azima Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Bilal Azima Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 6th Year

05-08-2018

Palestinian refugee Bilal Khaled Azima, born in 1980, has been incarcerated in Syrian government lock-ups for the 6th consecutive year. Bilal was kidnapped by the government forces at a Yarmouk checkpoint on his way to purchase merchandise for his clothing

“Under Torture Campaign” Spotlights Victims of Torture in Syrian Dungeons

“Under Torture Campaign” Spotlights Victims of Torture in Syrian Dungeons

05-08-2018

Activists embarked on a so-called "#Under Torture Campaign" aiming to shed light on the detainees and victims of enforced disappearance in Syrian government lock-ups. Activists said the campaign saw the day following the release of lists of detainees tortured to

Activists: Palestinian Detainees in Syrian Gov’t Jails Have Not Been Released as Part of the Kafria-AlFoua Deal

Activists: Palestinian Detainees in Syrian Gov’t Jails Have Not Been Released as Part of the Kafria-AlFoua Deal

04-08-2018

Palestinian activists said the Syrian government has not yet released a number of Palestinian detainees whose names appear on prisoner swap lists prepared following the Kafria-AlFoua deal. The activists quoted the detainees’ families as appealing to the concerned parties to

Child among Three Palestinian Detainees Held in Syrian Prisons since 2013

Child among Three Palestinian Detainees Held in Syrian Prisons since 2013

04-08-2018

Palestinian residents of Yarmouk Camp Mohamed Omar Shebli, born on March 18, 1981, Omar Samer Shebli, and Mohamed Omar Hanawi, born in 1985, have been held in Syrian government penitentiaries since May 8, 2013, when they were kidnapped at the

Yarmouk Homes Subjected to Property-Theft

Yarmouk Homes Subjected to Property-Theft

04-08-2018

Militias from the so-called AlNour community have been stealing civilian homes in Yarmouk in the presence of government troops and their war partners. Eye-witnesses said members of the Nour community, wearing special dresses, have been raking through evacuated homes and

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

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

04-08-2018

Six years have passed by since AlJa’ouna massacre, perpetrated on August 2, 2012, claimed 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 slammed

AGPS Issues Report on Statistics of Victims and Detainees in Syria until June 2018

AGPS Issues Report on Statistics of Victims and Detainees in Syria until June 2018

03-08-2018

AGPS issued a lengthy statistical report in Arabic, the 16th of its kind, documenting the number of detainees and casualties in war-torn Syria. The report kept record of the death of 3,799 Palestinian refugees since the outbreak of the

Three Palestinian Children Detained in Lebanon over Visa Expiry

Three Palestinian Children Detained in Lebanon over Visa Expiry

03-08-2018

Three Palestinian children—Alaa AlDeen Assaad, aged 15, Iyad Khaled, 16, and Ahmad Jalbout, 16, were detained by the Lebanese army in Sidon on Wednesday over allegations of overstaying their visas. The three children fled from Syria to Lebanon in 2012

Palestinian Families from Syria Enduring Abject Living Conditions in Istanbul

Palestinian Families from Syria Enduring Abject Living Conditions in Istanbul

03-08-2018

Dozens of Palestinian refugees from Syria who have recently reached Istanbul appealed to the human rights institutions, the PLO, and the Palestine Embassy to rally round them. The families, made up of 50 persons, said they arrived in Turkey a

Palestinian Detainee Spotted in Sednaya Military Prison in Rif Dimashq

Palestinian Detainee Spotted in Sednaya Military Prison in Rif Dimashq

03-08-2018

A newly-released detainee said he had last met the Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Khalil Kamara in a Syrian government prison on July 14, 2015. The ex-detainee said Kamara, a resident of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Syria, was in

Calls Launched for Rally in Istanbul in Solidarity with Detainees in Syrian Dungeons

Calls Launched for Rally in Istanbul in Solidarity with Detainees in Syrian Dungeons

03-08-2018

The Association of Detainees and Missing Persons in Sednaya Prison and the Commission of the Syrian Revolution in Istanbul called for a mass participation in a rally to speak up for detainees in Syrian jails. The event is set to

Palestinian Official: Palestinian Families in Lebanon Will not Be Forced to Return to Syria against Their Will

Palestinian Official: Palestinian Families in Lebanon Will not Be Forced to Return to Syria against Their Will

02-08-2018

Secretary of the Palestinian Popular Committees in Lebanon, Abu Iyad AlShaalan, denied reports on underway attempts to force Palestinians to go back to Syria-based refugee camps. AlShaalan said that efforts have been ongoing to work out the refugees’ files in

Palestinian Families Allowed Access to Their Homes in Jilin

Palestinian Families Allowed Access to Their Homes in Jilin

02-08-2018

A number of displaced Palestinian families returned to their homes in Jilin town and refugee camp, located in Yarmouk Basin, in Daraa’s western outskirts, after the government forces recaptured the area and the ISIS-affiliated Khaled Bin AlWalid laid down their

Displaced Families in Greece Denounce Poor-Quality Food, Water Dearth

Displaced Families in Greece Denounce Poor-Quality Food, Water Dearth

02-08-2018

Migrants stranded in the Greek region of Mytilene slammed the apathy maintained by the Greek authorities as regards their frequent appeals for urgent help. Migrants threw meals in the street as they protested the bad-quality food. The refugees have also

Palestinian Girl from Syria Drowns in Norway

Palestinian Girl from Syria Drowns in Norway

02-08-2018

Palestinian girl from Syria Rua Samer Daoud, aged 13, was pronounced dead on July 31 after she drowned in a lake in Norway. A couple of days earlier, Palestinian child from Syria Jaafar Muayad Mustafa Sarhan, a resident of Tel

AFAD and Maseer Shed Light on Situation of Displaced Families North of Syria

AFAD and Maseer Shed Light on Situation of Displaced Families North of Syria

02-08-2018

Coordinator-General of Maseer Association, Ayman Abu Hashem, discussed, during a meeting with the head of Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority  (AFAD), Dr. Mehmet GÜLLÜOĞLU, the situation of the displaced Palestinian and Syrian families north of Syria. Among

Syrian Gov’t Withholds Information about Fate of Palestinian Refugee Haytham AlNaji Since 2014

Syrian Gov’t Withholds Information about Fate of Palestinian Refugee Haytham AlNaji Since 2014

02-08-2018

Palestinian refugee Haytham Hamouda Naji, born in 1969, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government dungeons. Naji was kidnapped by the government forces on August 28, 2014 as he distributed foodstuff in AlRijah Square, in Yarmouk Camp.His

AGPS: Newly-Released List of Palestinian Victims of Torture in Syrian Gov’t Jails Already Documented by AGPS

AGPS: Newly-Released List of Palestinian Victims of Torture in Syrian Gov’t Jails Already Documented by AGPS

01-08-2018

All the names of Palestinian refugees figuring on a list of 8,000 detainees tortured to death in war-torn Syria have been already recorded by AGPS and appear in the group’s daily reports. AGPS documented the death of 536 Palestinian

Palestinian Child from Syria Pronounced Dead Due to Tough Blockade on Yarmouk

Palestinian Child from Syria Pronounced Dead Due to Tough Blockade on Yarmouk

01-08-2018

11-year-old Palestinian child from Syria Yousef Za’tout, displaced to northern Syria, died as a result of the blockade imposed on Yarmouk Camp and civilians’ lack of access to much-needed foodstuff and life-saving medicines. The child’s family said their son was

Sabina Camp Grappling with Acute Water Crisis

Sabina Camp Grappling with Acute Water Crisis

01-08-2018

An acute water crisis continues to rock AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq. The residents said they have been forced to purchase water from local tanks at steep prices. The swift price leap, along with the high rates

Palestinian Refugees Lash out at UNRWA Staff Members over Lack of Professionalism

Palestinian Refugees Lash out at UNRWA Staff Members over Lack of Professionalism

01-08-2018

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon have slammed the lack of sympathy maintained by UNRWA staff members as regards families who have recently showed up at the agency to update their record of personal information. Several families have had their names

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

The names of 20 Palestinians who died of torture in the regime’s prisons revealed

The names of 20 Palestinians who died of torture in the regime’s prisons revealed

30-06-2018

The Syrian regime has informed the families of 20 Palestinian refugees from Al-Aedin camp in Hama, central Syria, about the death of their sons due to torture in its prisons. According to the reports received by the Action Group, they

Thousands of Palestinians and Syrians are stranded on the streets of south Syria as Jordan closes its borders

Thousands of Palestinians and Syrians are stranded on the streets of south Syria as Jordan closes its borders

30-06-2018

Thousands of Palestinians and Syrians in Deraa are suffering from extremely bad living conditions, after being forcibly displaced from their homes because of the military operations launched by the Syrian regime forces against the armed Syrian opposition groups in south

Palestinian refugee kidnapped in south Syria

Palestinian refugee kidnapped in south Syria

30-06-2018

Palestinian activists reported the news of local sources, that an unknown armed group kidnapped Palestinian refugee “Ayham Eqab,” a resident of the town of Sidon in the western suburbs of Deraa, on the evening of Sunday 24th of June

A Palestinian member of “Liwaa Al-Quds” gets injured in the Deraa clashes

A Palestinian member of “Liwaa Al-Quds” gets injured in the Deraa clashes

30-06-2018

Palestinian refugee "Mohammed Saif al-Din," a military ambulance officer in Liwaa Al-Quds, one of the factions loyal to the Syrian regime, was injured in the battles in the south of Syria between the regime and the Syrian opposition forces

Palestinian-Syrian students achieve advanced grades in secondary school exams

Palestinian-Syrian students achieve advanced grades in secondary school exams

30-06-2018

The Palestinian-Syrian students achieved significant success, in the results of the general secondary school examinations in Syria, despite the difficult and unstable conditions they experienced during the war in Syria and their reflection on them, in terms of displacement from

Residents of Husseiniya camp complain about lack of services and deterioration of infrastructure

Residents of Husseiniya camp complain about lack of services and deterioration of infrastructure

29-06-2018

The residents of Husseiniya camp in the suburbs of Damascus are complaining about the lack of services and the deterioration of infrastructure, in particular the road, lighting, cleaning and water networks, and the waste disposal in the fields and alleys

A Palestinian-Syrian suffering from lower body paralysis appeals for support for his treatment in India, or his return to Syria

A Palestinian-Syrian suffering from lower body paralysis appeals for support for his treatment in India, or his return to Syria

29-06-2018

Palestinian-Syrian refugee “Tarek Darbas,” (31 years old) from Yarmouk camp, who suffers from lower body paralysis due to shrapnel from a shell that hit his family's home in Yarmouk, made a call for help to the International Red

A resident of Al-Aedin camp in Hama dies due to torture in the Syrian regime prisons

A resident of Al-Aedin camp in Hama dies due to torture in the Syrian regime prisons

29-06-2018

Palestinian man, “Mohammed Qassem,” has died in the Syrian regime’s prisons due to torture. He was a resident of Al-Aedin camp for Palestinian refugees in Hama. This raises the total number of refugees who have died due to torture

Director of UNRWA: Chaos is the alternative to discontinuing the services of the UN agency

Director of UNRWA: Chaos is the alternative to discontinuing the services of the UN agency

29-06-2018

Matthews Shamali, Director of Operations for UNRWA, warned that the Arab region will go into chaos if UNRWA stopped providing its services, calling on the international community to avoid reaching this stage, in order to preserve stability in the region

A large wave of displacement of the residents of Deraa camp to escape the bombardments and explosive barrels

A large wave of displacement of the residents of Deraa camp to escape the bombardments and explosive barrels

28-06-2018

Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees in south Syria witnessed a large wave of displacement among its residents, as a result of the escalation of shelling that targeted the camp and its surrounding neighborhoods, where the regime’s artillery and aircrafts launched

Coalition of Palestinian Forces Yarmouk camp will not be part of the reorganization of the Damascus Governorate

Coalition of Palestinian Forces Yarmouk camp will not be part of the reorganization of the Damascus Governorate

28-06-2018

The Secretariat of the Alliance of Palestinian Forces said in a meeting held on June 25 with field officials in the camps that the Syrian political and security leaders assured the Higher Follow-up Committee, that Yarmouk camp would not be

Palestinian-Syrian teachers demand that UNRWA abandons its decision and extends their work in Lebanon

Palestinian-Syrian teachers demand that UNRWA abandons its decision and extends their work in Lebanon

28-06-2018

In Lebanon, a number of Palestinian teachers who left Syria for Lebanon demanded that UNRWA head off their demand to return to Syria to attend their schools there, or to work on the daycare system or to submit their resignation

(16) Palestinian medical personnel have died since the beginning of the war in Syria

(16) Palestinian medical personnel have died since the beginning of the war in Syria

28-06-2018

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria announced that 16 Palestinian medical personnel died because of the ongoing war in Syria. The Action Group explained that the medical facilities in the camps and the Palestinian gatherings in Syria were not

The Action Group addresses the United Nations with a joint message between 54 rights organizations about the victims of torture in Syria

The Action Group addresses the United Nations with a joint message between 54 rights organizations about the victims of torture in Syria

27-06-2018

The Action Group - London The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria, along with 54 Syrian rights organizations, sent a joint message to the United Nations about the victims of torture in Syria, directed to the Secretary-General of the United

Deraa camp bombarded with a number of explosive barrels

Deraa camp bombarded with a number of explosive barrels

27-06-2018

The Syrian regime forces bombarded Deraa camp and the neighboring areas with a number of explosive barrels yesterday evening, causing material damage. This coincided with the outbreak of violent fighting between the Syrian regime forces and members of the opposition

Learning new languages… an obsession haunting the elderly Palestinian-Syrian refugees in Europe

Learning new languages… an obsession haunting the elderly Palestinian-Syrian refugees in Europe

27-06-2018

Hundreds of Palestinian-Syrian refugees who fled to Europe during the past years, are suffering from several difficulties. The most prominent obstacle they are facing is learning new languages, of the countries they have moved to, especially in the north of

The Action Group sends a message to UNRWA’s Donor Conference held in New York, regarding the Palestinians of Syria

The Action Group sends a message to UNRWA’s Donor Conference held in New York, regarding the Palestinians of Syria

26-06-2018

In a letter sent by the Action Group in London on June 25, to UNRWA’s Donors’ Conference held in New York, it called on the international community and donor countries to double its funding, for UNRWA to maintain its services

Night bombardment with elephant rockets target Deraa camp and Al-Sad Road neighborhood

Night bombardment with elephant rockets target Deraa camp and Al-Sad Road neighborhood

26-06-2018

The Syrian regime’s army bombarded Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees and Al-Sad Road neighborhood in the south of Syria, with surface-to-surface “elephant” missiles and a number of mortar shells, resulting in more damage and destruction to the civilian houses and

A number of families return to Handarat camp in Aleppo

A number of families return to Handarat camp in Aleppo

26-06-2018

The Action Group’s correspondent said that Handarat camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo is witnessing the return of its citizens from time to time. Today, the return of “Khalaf” and “Nabil Sweed Abu Malek” families to their homes in the

Graduation of a media course for a few Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Graduation of a media course for a few Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

26-06-2018

A number of Palestinian-Syrian activists displaced to Lebanon joined a media session in the investigative press, in order to highlight the situation of the Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon, and to convey their suffering and communicate their voice through the

Palestinian-Syrian students in Lebanon excel and insist on pursuing their educational achievements

Palestinian-Syrian students in Lebanon excel and insist on pursuing their educational achievements

25-06-2018

Despite their tragedy, suffering and dire living, economic and legal conditions, in which no solution has been offered to alleviate the burden of their suffering off of themselves and their families, the determination of the Palestinian-Syrian students in Lebanon to

An unknown explosion in the skies of Muzayrib amid reports of the targeting of a Syrian reconnaissance aircraft

An unknown explosion in the skies of Muzayrib amid reports of the targeting of a Syrian reconnaissance aircraft

25-06-2018

In the south, the Syrian regime forces targeted the road between the town of Muzayrib and the city of Tafs in south Syria with a number of artillery shells, which led to the spread of panic and chaos among the

Irish parliamentary delegation visits Yarmouk camp

Irish parliamentary delegation visits Yarmouk camp

25-06-2018

In south Damascus, an Irish parliamentary delegation organized an inspection visit to Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees, accompanied by the military commander of the Free Palestine Movement, Saeed Abd El-Aal, to find out the extent of the destruction and devastation

A Palestinian-Syrian is ranked first in her school in Germany

A Palestinian-Syrian is ranked first in her school in Germany

25-06-2018

In Germany, the Palestinian-Syrian refugee "Kinda Walid Al Hassan" was able to achieve first place at the level of her school in the German city of Sinzig, which includes a number of Arab and German students, after receiving full marks

A call to secure infant milk in Deir Balout camp in north Syria

A call to secure infant milk in Deir Balout camp in north Syria

24-06-2018

The families of Deir Balout camp and activists in north Syria called out for help in securing infant milk, because the displaced are unable to buy it as a result of the poor financial conditions experienced by the displaced refugees

A new Palestinian refugee dies in the Syrian regime prisons

A new Palestinian refugee dies in the Syrian regime prisons

24-06-2018

The Action Group has documented the death of Palestinian refugee “Ahmed Mohammed Barnawy,” due to torture in the Syrian regime prisons, after a detention period of almost two years and a half. He was a resident of Yarmouk camp

Renewed bombardment of Deraa camp amid fears of an escalation of military operations

Renewed bombardment of Deraa camp amid fears of an escalation of military operations

24-06-2018

The Syrian regime army’s tanks renewed their bombardment of Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees and the areas surrounding it, causing material damage to the houses of the camp. This comes amid fears of escalating military actions by the regime against

Continuous work to remove the rubble of the buildings in Sabinah camp

Continuous work to remove the rubble of the buildings in Sabinah camp

24-06-2018

In Sabinah camp for Palestinian refugees in the suburbs of Damascus, the technical committees continue to remove the rubble and destroyed buildings, as the Military Construction Corporation works to remove and transfer the destroyed buildings and rubble in the camp

The Syrian regime continues to implement its unjust decisions against Palestinian employees

The Syrian regime continues to implement its unjust decisions against Palestinian employees

23-06-2018

The Palestinian and Syrian employees complain about the unfair laws and decisions issued by the Syrian regime against them, which have greatly affected their living and economic conditions. Amid the outbreak of war in Syria, an employee has become homeless

A Palestinian refugee during his detention with the Syrian regime

A Palestinian refugee during his detention with the Syrian regime

23-06-2018

Palestinian refugee “Mohammed Youssef Gholwey,” from Al-Aedin camp in Homs has died during his detention with the Syrian security. According to the reports received by the Action Group, Gholwey died on 25-05-2015. On its part, the Action Group’s Monitoring

The Committee for the Follow-up of Displaced Persons meets with UNRWA and discusses the situation of Palestinian-Syrians in Lebanon

The Committee for the Follow-up of Displaced Persons meets with UNRWA and discusses the situation of Palestinian-Syrians in Lebanon

23-06-2018

A delegation from the Committee for the Follow-up of Displaced Palestinians in the Central and Western Beqaa met on Friday afternoon, with Director of the UNRWA “Ahmed Mouh,” in his office in the Lebanese village of Talbaya, to discuss

The parents of a Palestinian-Syrian child make an appeal to save his life

The parents of a Palestinian-Syrian child make an appeal to save his life

23-06-2018

The parents of Palestinian-Syrian child, “Mohammed Jedaan,” from Yarmouk camp have issued an appeal to the owners of living conscience, the humanitarian organizations, the Palestinian and Lebanese Red Crescent, the International Red Cross and the Palestinian Embassy in Beirut

The regime’s tanks target Deraa camp with a number of mortars

The regime’s tanks target Deraa camp with a number of mortars

22-06-2018

The Syrian regime’s tanks targeted Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees with a number of mortars. This coincided with the bombardment of different areas in the camp with mortar shells. Meanwhile, the Syrian regime forces targeted the Sad Road neighborhood in

A Palestinian refugee dies in the Syrian regime’s prisons

A Palestinian refugee dies in the Syrian regime’s prisons

22-06-2018

The Action Group has documented the death of 26-year-old Palestinian refugee “Adham Al-Khateb,” due to torture in the Syrian regime’s prisons, following his detention for almost four months, in the Al-Zahera Al-Qadima area in Damascus. He was arrested after

The Red Crescent opens a course on the management of corpses and the risks of exposure to weapons residues

The Red Crescent opens a course on the management of corpses and the risks of exposure to weapons residues

22-06-2018

In Damascus, the Palestinian Red Crescent, in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross began a course on the management of corpses and the dangers of exposure to weapons waste for non-specialists, in the lecture hall at the

“Takatof” volunteer team distributes water in Yarmouk camp in Damascus

“Takatof” volunteer team distributes water in Yarmouk camp in Damascus

22-06-2018

In Yarmouk camp, the Takatof volunteer team distributed water to the residents of the destroyed Yarmouk camp, in the first youth initiative after the violent bombardments and the departure of ISIS from the camp. Although remnants of destruction are still

On the International Day of Refugees: The Action Group renews its demand for the regime to disclose the fate of hundreds of Palestinian detainees inside its prisons

On the International Day of Refugees: The Action Group renews its demand for the regime to disclose the fate of hundreds of Palestinian detainees inside its prisons

21-06-2018

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria, on the occasion of International Refugee Day, has called on the regime to reveal the fate of hundreds of Palestinian detainees in its prisons. The Action Group noted that since the beginning of

Figures and facts about the distribution of Palestinian-Syrians around the world

Figures and facts about the distribution of Palestinian-Syrians around the world

21-06-2018

The studies department of the Action Group pointed out that more than (150) thousand Palestinian refugees emigrated outside Syria, out of the (650) thousand that were living inside before the outbreak of war. About (410) thousand people remained inside Syria

Continued looting of houses and infrastructure in Yarmouk camp

Continued looting of houses and infrastructure in Yarmouk camp

21-06-2018

Members of the Syrian army and some of the Palestinian factions affiliated to it, continue to steal the houses of the people in Yarmouk camp and loot the infrastructure, including electric cables and plastic pipes for water transport. According to

The PLO stresses the need to deal seriously with the Yarmouk camp disaster

The PLO stresses the need to deal seriously with the Yarmouk camp disaster

21-06-2018

Ahmed Abu Houli, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and head of the refugee affairs department in the organization, stressed the need to deal seriously and urgently with the Yarmouk refugee camp disaster, whether by

A Palestinian-Syrian family appeals to ensure that its daughter, who is at risk of tongue amputation, is treated

A Palestinian-Syrian family appeals to ensure that its daughter, who is at risk of tongue amputation, is treated

21-06-2018

In Lebanon, the family of the Palestinian girl, "Roha Shoaib" (7 years), who was displaced from Syria to Al-Bass camp in the city of Tire, appealed through the Action Group to the humanitarian organizations, the International Red Cross, UNRWA and

Thousands of Palestinian-Syrian families suffer from dispersion and denial of family reunification

Thousands of Palestinian-Syrian families suffer from dispersion and denial of family reunification

21-06-2018

Thousands of Palestinian-Syrian families are living in great dispersion of its members across the countries of the world, placing them in front of significant economic, legal and psychological challenges. Most members of one family as dispersed across Syria, Turkey, Lebanon

A resident of Jaramana camp dies and 3772 Palestinian refugees died because of the war in Syria

A resident of Jaramana camp dies and 3772 Palestinian refugees died because of the war in Syria

20-06-2018

Palestinian refugee “Walid Khaled Zamzam,” from Jaramana camp, has died while fighting alongside the Syrian regime forces. The number of victims from Jaramana camp who have died since the beginning of the war in Syria, has reached 69 refugees

Communication network cuts continue in Khan Al-Sheih camp

Communication network cuts continue in Khan Al-Sheih camp

20-06-2018

The residents of Khan Al-Sheih camp complained about the ongoing communications network cuts, for several months. The maintenance teams of the Syrian Telecommunications Corporation were starting to repair and rehabilitate the landline and Internet network since July 12, 2017. However

The Charitable Association and the Palestine Student Association honor the two outstanding Palestinian students in the basic education certificate in Syria

The Charitable Association and the Palestine Student Association honor the two outstanding Palestinian students in the basic education certificate in Syria

20-06-2018

The Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief, in cooperation with the Palestine Student Association, honored the two Palestinian students “Aya Abbas,” from Yarmouk camp and “Farah Mohammed Abd El-Halim,” from Domr Community for Palestinian refugees, which ranked first in

Turkey and Jordan continue to prevent Palestinian-Syrians from entering their territories

Turkey and Jordan continue to prevent Palestinian-Syrians from entering their territories

20-06-2018

The reports received by the Action Group indicate that Jordan and Turkey are among the top countries obstructing and preventing the entry of Palestinian-Syrian refugees to their territories. The Jordanian and Turkish authorities continue to prevent the entry of Palestinian

The rain floods the refugees

The rain floods the refugees' tents in Vial Camp, on the Greek island of Chios

20-06-2018

In Greece, the rains which fell on the 16th of June flooded the tents of the Palestinian-Syrian and Syrian refugees in Vial camp, on the Greek Island of Chios. Our correspondent in the camp noted that the water raided the

Two tents burn in Deir Balout camp amid harsh conditions

Two tents burn in Deir Balout camp amid harsh conditions

19-06-2018

A fire broke out in the Deir Balout camp, in the Jindires area located in Afrin, north of Syria, in two tents of the forcibly displaced refugees from Yarmouk camp in the south of Damascus to the Syrian north. According

Continued migration of Palestinian refugees from Syria

Continued migration of Palestinian refugees from Syria

19-06-2018

The Palestinian youth and families displaced from Syria in general, and the Syrian regime's areas of influence in particular, continue to migrate because of the harsh living and security conditions, to Turkey and the European countries. The Action Group’s

Syrian regime continues to detain Palestinian “Mohammed Al-Bobly,” for the seventh year

Syrian regime continues to detain Palestinian “Mohammed Al-Bobly,” for the seventh year

19-06-2018

The Syrian regime continues to detain 18-year-old Palestinian refugee “Mohammed Yehia Al-Bobly,” since 15/8/2011 with no information about his location or fate to this moment. He was arrested at the age of 14 and he is a resident of

An Austrian company honors a Palestinian-Syrian in recognition of his efforts and excellence in work

An Austrian company honors a Palestinian-Syrian in recognition of his efforts and excellence in work

19-06-2018

The company "Rich and Fresh" honored the Palestinian-Syrian refugee "Basil Shawish," from Sabinah camp, several times for his sincerity, distinction and proficiency in his work. Shawish reached Europe in 2014, where the start in his host country was not

Hungary decides on the case of the "lethal chicken truck"

Hungary decides on the case of the "lethal chicken truck"

19-06-2018

The Hungarian court sentenced the migrators of the “Truck of Death” to prison for 25 years. The Hungarian police discovered on 28th August 2015 that the truck was carrying 71 refugees, most of which were from Syria. (59) men, (8)

The death of a Palestinian due to torture raises the death toll of Palestinians in the Syrian prisons to 480 refugees

The death of a Palestinian due to torture raises the death toll of Palestinians in the Syrian prisons to 480 refugees

18-06-2018

The Action Group documented the death of Palestinian refugee “Mohammed Yehia Sawan,” due to torture in the Syrian regime prisons, after being detained for two years. He was arrested on 1-4-2012, and his death was announced on the 2nd

Palestinian delegations visit the Martyrs’ Cemetery in Yarmouk camp

Palestinian delegations visit the Martyrs’ Cemetery in Yarmouk camp

18-06-2018

The residents of the destroyed Yarmouk camp and Palestinian personalities and leaders, visited the Martyrs’ Cemetery in the camp, on the first day of Eid, as part of a custom carried out by the residents every year. Among the participating

Residents of Raml camp complain about the accumulation of waste and the spread of rodents on the beach

Residents of Raml camp complain about the accumulation of waste and the spread of rodents on the beach

18-06-2018

The residents of Al-Raml camp for Palestinian refugees in Latikka, west of Syria, complained about the accumulation of waste and the spread of harmful insects, rodents and bad odors on the shore near the camp. One of the residents of

In conjunction with a general amnesty rumor, a warning of the operations of roguery targeting the families of detainees in Syria

In conjunction with a general amnesty rumor, a warning of the operations of roguery targeting the families of detainees in Syria

18-06-2018

In conjunction with a rumor indicating the issuance of a general amnesty by the Syrian regime, activists warned the families of the Palestinian and Syrian detainees in the Syrian regime’s prisons of being subjected to roguery and blackmailing, carried out

The absence of UNRWA from Turkey and Egypt leaves the Palestinians of Syria without a supporter or representative

The absence of UNRWA from Turkey and Egypt leaves the Palestinians of Syria without a supporter or representative

17-06-2018

The Palestinians of Syria in Egypt and Turkey are complaining about UNRWA’s evasion from providing its duties towards them, especially with the absence of any international organization taking care of their interests in their areas of presence, where the suffering

Resident of Jaramana camp dies amid the ongoing war in Syria

Resident of Jaramana camp dies amid the ongoing war in Syria

17-06-2018

Palestinian refugee “Khaled Mohammed Qoraish,” from Jaramana camp has died amid the ongoing conflict in Syria. 68 Palestinian refugees from Jaramana camp have died because of the war in Syria since 2012, according to the documented statistics of the

Unemployment… an economic crisis suffered by most of the residents of Yarmouk camp in Syria

Unemployment… an economic crisis suffered by most of the residents of Yarmouk camp in Syria

17-06-2018

The Palestinian refugees in general and the residents of Yarmouk camp in particular, are suffering of unprecedented economic crises, because of the negative impact of the war on them and their forced displacement from their camps after the security deterioration

Several living and economic crises suffered by the residents of Sayeda Zeinab camp

Several living and economic crises suffered by the residents of Sayeda Zeinab camp

17-06-2018

In the suburbs of Damascus, the residents of Sayeda Zeinab camp in Damascus, which is controlled by the Syrian army and the popular committees affiliated to it, are suffering from economic crises that aggravated the expensive costs on the Palestinian

“Eid Covers” distributed to the children displaced from south Damascus to the Syrian north

“Eid Covers” distributed to the children displaced from south Damascus to the Syrian north

17-06-2018

In north Syria, the Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief and Development launched its charitable project in the north, to distribute Eid covers. The project targeted the children displaced from Yarmouk camp and the south of Damascus to the northern suburbs

About 120 thousand Palestinian-Syrians spend Eid al-Fitr scattered around the world because of the war

About 120 thousand Palestinian-Syrians spend Eid al-Fitr scattered around the world because of the war

16-06-2018

Eid al-Fitr comes this year with 120 thousand Palestinian-Syrians living in an unprecedented state of displacement and dispersal, where the war in Syria left the Palestinian refugees dispersed across more than (20) countries around the continents of the world. No

Anwar Abd El-Hady: President Mahmoud Abbas is very interested in the affairs of our people in Syria, especially Yarmouk camp

Anwar Abd El-Hady: President Mahmoud Abbas is very interested in the affairs of our people in Syria, especially Yarmouk camp

16-06-2018

The Director General of the Political Department of the Palestine Liberation Organization Anwar Abd El-Hady confirmed that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is very concerned with the affairs of the Palestinian people in Syria, especially regarding the return of the people

The League of Arab States calls for the support of UNRWA’s budget before the start of the new school year

The League of Arab States calls for the support of UNRWA’s budget before the start of the new school year

16-06-2018

The Spokesman for the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Minister Plenipotentiary Mahmoud Afifi, said that Abul-Gheit received a letter from Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), in

The Action Group provides researchers and human rights organizations with access to nearly 2,000 reports on Palestinian-Syrians on its website

The Action Group provides researchers and human rights organizations with access to nearly 2,000 reports on Palestinian-Syrians on its website

16-06-2018

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria provides researchers and human rights organizations with access to about 2,000 daily documentary reports. The Group issues daily reports documenting violations against Palestinian-Syrians by the Syrian war. The Group's reports are

The displaced from south Damascus to the north of Syria appeal to humanitarian organizations for their relief and the alleviation of their suffering

The displaced from south Damascus to the north of Syria appeal to humanitarian organizations for their relief and the alleviation of their suffering

15-06-2018

The displaced refugees from the south of Damascus to the Deir Balout camp, in the city of Afrin in the north of Syria, made an immediate appeal to the AFFAD organization, the Turkish Red Crescent, IHH organization, Molhem Volunteer Team

1679 detained Palestinian Syrians will spend Eid El-Fetr in the prisons of the Syrian regime

1679 detained Palestinian Syrians will spend Eid El-Fetr in the prisons of the Syrian regime

15-06-2018

The documented statistics of the Action Group for Palestinians of Syria, indicate that at least 1679 Palestinian-Syrian families will pass through Eid El-Fetr and one of their family members is imprisoned in the prisons and branches of the Syrian regime

50 Palestinians drowned on migration routes since the beginning of the war in Syria

50 Palestinians drowned on migration routes since the beginning of the war in Syria

15-06-2018

The Action Group’s Monitoring and Documentation Team said that it documented the death of 50 Palestinian-Syrian refugees, who drowned while attempting to migrate to the European countries, fleeing the terror of the war. It added that most of the victims

Removal of the rubble from the Martyrs cemetery in Yarmouk camp

Removal of the rubble from the Martyrs cemetery in Yarmouk camp

15-06-2018

In another context, the Fath Movement, with the participation of the Palestinian Relief Committee, removed part of the rubble and restored some of the graves in the Martyrs' Cemetery in Yarmouk camp on Wednesday, in preparation for the graves visits

Deraa camp without water for the 1527th consecutive day

Deraa camp without water for the 1527th consecutive day

15-06-2018

In south Syria, the residents of Deraa camp are suffering from the continued water cuts in their homes, which has led them to depend on water of artesian wells, since long ago, to drink and for use. This water however

Palestinian female students achieve first place at the Syrian level in the basic education exam

Palestinian female students achieve first place at the Syrian level in the basic education exam

14-06-2018

Despite all the difficulties facing Syria in general, and the Palestinian-Syrians in particular, the lack of material resources and the economic, living and psychological pressures, a number of female Palestinian students have achieved first place in the ninth basic education

A Palestinian wins the first place in Syria for memorizing the Holy Quran

A Palestinian wins the first place in Syria for memorizing the Holy Quran

14-06-2018

Palestinian refugee “Agheed Ahmed Falaha,” achieved first place across the Arab Republic of Syria, in memorizing the Holy Quran. On their part, the pioneers of the digital community discussed the success of Falaha and interacted with it, considering his

After her arrest for four years… Syrian security release a Palestinian refugee from Muzayrib

After her arrest for four years… Syrian security release a Palestinian refugee from Muzayrib

14-06-2018

Four years after her arrest, Syrian security released Palestinian refugee “Yasmine Al-Laheeby,” resident of the town of Muzayrib in the city of Deraa, south of Syria. The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria documented the arrest of 1679 Palestinian

Syrian security release a resident of Neirab camp, after his detention for about a year

Syrian security release a resident of Neirab camp, after his detention for about a year

14-06-2018

Syrian security released Palestinian refugee “Tareq Masbes” after a year of detention. Masbes was displaced from Neirab camp to Al-Aedin camp in Hama, since the beginning of the events that broke out in Aleppo.

The Charitable Association finalizes its “Eid Cover” Campaign to some residents of the camps in Damascus

The Charitable Association finalizes its “Eid Cover” Campaign to some residents of the camps in Damascus

14-06-2018

The Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief concluded its “Eid Cover” Campaign, which included most of the children sponsored by the Association from a number of Palestinian camps in Syria. According to the Association, the campaign was based on the enhancement

The Action Group reveals the roles of ‘ISIS and the regime’ in the deteriorating health conditions in Yarmouk camp

The Action Group reveals the roles of ‘ISIS and the regime’ in the deteriorating health conditions in Yarmouk camp

13-06-2018

The Action Group revealed in its documentational report titled “The Health Condition of the Palestinian Refugee Camps Amid the Syrian Crisis” the role played by ISIS, the armed groups and the Syrian regime in the deterioration of the health conditions

A resident of Yarmouk camp dies of a gunshot in Bourj el-Barajneh camp in Beirut

A resident of Yarmouk camp dies of a gunshot in Bourj el-Barajneh camp in Beirut

13-06-2018

Palestinian refugee “Raed Sweed,” from Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus, has died of a gunshot wound he sustained during a fight that broke out in Bourj el-Barajneh camp in the Lebanese capital, Beirut. According to the reports

A Palestinian student achieves first place across Syria, in the basic education examinations

A Palestinian student achieves first place across Syria, in the basic education examinations

13-06-2018

Palestinian student “Farah Mohammed Abd El-Halim” from Haifa and resident of the Damr Palestinian refugees community, acheived the total score on the basic education certificate exam in Syria with a total of 3100 out of 3100 marks, thus achieving the

696 Palestinian families were forcibly displaced from the south of Damascus to the Syrian north

696 Palestinian families were forcibly displaced from the south of Damascus to the Syrian north

13-06-2018

The convoys of the displaced from the towns of south Damascus to the north of Syria arrived in batches and were distributed on the liberated cities in the north of Syria, including and Idlib, due to the large overcrowding in

Hygiene parcels distributed to the Palestinian-Syrians in Beddawi camp, north of Lebanon

Hygiene parcels distributed to the Palestinian-Syrians in Beddawi camp, north of Lebanon

13-06-2018

In Lebanon, on Saturday June 9, 2018, the Al-Samoud Children's House, Al-Badawwi Center, distributed personal hygiene rations, with the support of UNDP, to Palestinian families living in Beddawi camp in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. Informal statistics indicate

ATM card packaged for the Palestinian Syrians in Lebanon

ATM card packaged for the Palestinian Syrians in Lebanon

13-06-2018

UNRWA packaged the ATM cards for the Palestinian-Syrian refugees displaced to Lebanon, and provided $100 for rent allowance for each Palestinian refugee family from Syria, as well as 40 thousand Syrian pounds ($27) as food allowance, per person. The estimated

On the eve of the World Day against Child Labor, the Action Group: The war is forcing the Palestinian-Syrian children to drop education and seek work

On the eve of the World Day against Child Labor, the Action Group: The war is forcing the Palestinian-Syrian children to drop education and seek work

12-06-2018

The consequences of the war in Syria were not limited to the victims, the wounded and the displaced, but extended to threaten the future of hundreds of Palestinian-Syrian children who were forced by the economic conditions in their places of

Documentation of the death of a Palestinian refugee in the prisons of the Syrian regime

Documentation of the death of a Palestinian refugee in the prisons of the Syrian regime

12-06-2018

The Action Group has documented the death of Palestinian refugee “Asaad Abu Habib,” from Al-Raml camp for Palestinian refugees in Lattakia, due to torture in the Syrian regime prisons. He was arrested near to Al-Sannah in 2014. This raises

The residents of Sabinah camp suffer from the shortage and the lack of access of water to their homes

The residents of Sabinah camp suffer from the shortage and the lack of access of water to their homes

12-06-2018

The residents of Sabinah camp for Palestinian refugees in the suburbs of Damascus are suffering from the water cuts for several months, which is forcing them to buy water from the tanks at very high prices, aggravating their living and

The Palestinian Red Crescent inspects its medical facilities in Yarmouk camp

The Palestinian Red Crescent inspects its medical facilities in Yarmouk camp

12-06-2018

In south Damascus, a group of volunteers from the Palestinian Red Crescent carried out an inspection visit to Palestine Hospital and the Deir Yasin Medical Complex, in order to ascertain the amount of structural damage to its buildings, especially the

Significant obstacles and difficulties faced by the Palestinian-Syrian refugees in Europe

Significant obstacles and difficulties faced by the Palestinian-Syrian refugees in Europe

12-06-2018

The Palestinian refugees in the European countries face many obstacles and problems. The refugees believe that all their problems will be resolved after they arrive in these countries. However, they soon encounter the real obstacles, the most prominent of which

The Charitable Association distributes infant milk to the Palestinian families in Yelda

The Charitable Association distributes infant milk to the Palestinian families in Yelda

12-06-2018

The Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief distributed an amount of infant milk to the Palestinian families displaced from Yarmouk camp to Yelda in south Damascus. It also distributed sanitary pads for the elderly. This comes within the health care and

The displaced in Deir Balout camp are without drinking water for the third day

The displaced in Deir Balout camp are without drinking water for the third day

11-06-2018

The displaced refugees in the Deir Balout camp in Jindiris, Afrin in the north of Syria, are complaining about the lack of water that is suitable for drinking, expressing their anger about the lack of water and especially as it

Deterioration of the health of two children in Deir Balout camp due to poor medical services

Deterioration of the health of two children in Deir Balout camp due to poor medical services

11-06-2018

The conditions of two children suffering of dehydration have worsened, due to the lack of medical services in the Deir Balout camp, which is home to thousands of Palestinian refugees. According to the people, the children are now in need

Abd El-Hady: announces the start of the process of opening the roads and removing the rubble from Yarmouk camp

Abd El-Hady: announces the start of the process of opening the roads and removing the rubble from Yarmouk camp

11-06-2018

The Director General of the Political Department of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Ambassador Anwar Abd El-Hady, announced that the process of open the roads and removing the rubble of Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees, will begin immediately after Eid El-Fetr

The regime bans the residents of Yarmouk camp from removing the furniture of their houses and arrests a number of them

The regime bans the residents of Yarmouk camp from removing the furniture of their houses and arrests a number of them

11-06-2018

The members of the Syrian regime banned the residents of Yarmouk camp from removing their remaining personal belongings and furniture from their houses and arrested a number of them of charges of defamation, while turning a blind eye to the

Initiation of the "settlement" of the Palestinian refugees in the south of Damascus

Initiation of the "settlement" of the Palestinian refugees in the south of Damascus

11-06-2018

The Palestinian refugees living in the towns of Yelda, Babilla and Beit Sahm in south Damascus, began to settle their security situations with the Syrian regime, in particular centers specialized by the Russians, the Reconciliation Ministry and the security authorities

The Palestinians in the town of Az Zababeyah in the suburbs of Damascus… between security grips and demographic change

The Palestinians in the town of Az Zababeyah in the suburbs of Damascus… between security grips and demographic change

11-06-2018

The Action Group revealed in its annual report for 2017 titled “Palestinians of Syria.. Between Promises and Restrictions,” which it issued in the beginning of last February, that the Syrian regime allowed the return of hundreds of the residents

Activists: The regime is hiding the fate of dozens of elderly people it arrested from Yarmouk camp

Activists: The regime is hiding the fate of dozens of elderly people it arrested from Yarmouk camp

10-06-2018

Palestinian activists from Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus, have confirmed to the Action Group that the Syrian security systems continue to detain dozens of elderly Palestinian refugees from Yarmouk camp, inside one of its security branches in the

Civil gangs with security support steal houses in Yarmouk camp

Civil gangs with security support steal houses in Yarmouk camp

10-06-2018

Local sources in Yarmouk camp reported that civilian gangs supported by the Syrian regime forces, steal and loot the houses in the camp, without any discipline or supervision. The sources quoted witnesses as saying that one of the gangs took

Syrian security forces arrest a number of staff in Bisan hospital in Homs camp

Syrian security forces arrest a number of staff in Bisan hospital in Homs camp

10-06-2018

In Homs, special sources told the Action Group that the Syrian security in the city of Homs arrested five cadres of the Bisan hospital, in Al-Aedin camp in Homs, without knowing any reasons or details about their arrest. This comes

More than 150 Palestinian refugees of women and children are forcibly disappeared in the prisons of the Syrian regime

More than 150 Palestinian refugees of women and children are forcibly disappeared in the prisons of the Syrian regime

10-06-2018

The Syrian security continues to detain more than 150 Palestinian refugees of women and children since the beginning of the war in Syria. They forcibly disappeared and no information about their fate or location are known. According to the Action

The Syrian regime continues to arrest four Palestinian brothers from the Tamim family for the third year

The Syrian regime continues to arrest four Palestinian brothers from the Tamim family for the third year

10-06-2018

The Syrian security continues to detain four Palestinian brothers. They are: “Mohammed Bashar Tamim,” born in 1994, “Mohammed Amin Tamim,” born in 1984, “Mohammed Hady Tamim,” born in 1987, and “Aly Tamim,” born in 1992, for

The children of Al-Ramdan camp affirm their commitment to the right of return to Palestine

The children of Al-Ramdan camp affirm their commitment to the right of return to Palestine

10-06-2018

Dozens of Palestinian children participated in a collective Iftar the day before yesterday, in Al-Ramdan camp in the suburbs of Damascus. During the event, they expressed their commitment to the right to return to Palestine and their support to Jerusalem

The displaced from Yarmouk camp to the Syrian north demand their rights

The displaced from Yarmouk camp to the Syrian north demand their rights

09-06-2018

Dozens of Palestinian-Syrian refugees that were displaced from Yarmouk camp, organized a sit-in in the Deir Balout camp in the Syrian north, in which they called on all international and international human rights organizations, including UNRWA, the PLO and relief

Hundreds of Palestinians in Syria participate in solidarity marches with Jerusalem

Hundreds of Palestinians in Syria participate in solidarity marches with Jerusalem

09-06-2018

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees in many areas of Syria, participated in solidarity marches with Jerusalem and the Palestinian people living on the occupied land. The marches passed through Al-Homaydya market in the Syrian capital Damascus, and Saad Allah Al-Jabri Square

Syrian security forcibly hides Palestinian “Sherif Abu El-Rous” for the sixth year

Syrian security forcibly hides Palestinian “Sherif Abu El-Rous” for the sixth year

09-06-2018

The Syrian security system continues to detain and hide the fate of Palestinian refugee “Sherif Mohammed Abu El-Rous,” after he was arrested from Yarmouk camp on 28-09-2012. He was born in Benghazi, Libya, in 1977. AGPS receives a number

The war disperses all the Palestinian-Syrian families across the world

The war disperses all the Palestinian-Syrian families across the world

09-06-2018

Thousands of Palestinian-Syrian families are living with the great dispersion of their members across the countries of the world. This has placed them in front of major economic, legal and psychological challenges, where most family members are distributed among Syria

The Charitable Association holds an Iftar for the children of Yarmouk camp in Qudsaya

The Charitable Association holds an Iftar for the children of Yarmouk camp in Qudsaya

09-06-2018

The Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief organized a collective Iftar for the children it is sponsoring and their families, who were displaced from Yarmouk camp to the town of Qudsaya. According to the Association, the Iftar included a number of

The Syrian regime continues to cut off water from Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees in the south of Syria

The Syrian regime continues to cut off water from Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees in the south of Syria

08-06-2018

The residents of Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees are suffering from the continued water cuts from their homes, which have long led them to rely on the water of the Artesian wells to secure drinking water and water for use

A Syrian soldier killed in Yarmouk camp after the explosion of a washing machine

A Syrian soldier killed in Yarmouk camp after the explosion of a washing machine

08-06-2018

“Tayser Shahin,” a member of the Syrian regime army, died of the injuries he sustained last Monday, following the explosion of a washing machine he was trying to steal from one of the houses in the vicinity of the

The Palestinian-Syrian Authority for Relief and Development prepares ambulances for the displaced in the Deir Balout camp, north Syria

The Palestinian-Syrian Authority for Relief and Development prepares ambulances for the displaced in the Deir Balout camp, north Syria

08-06-2018

The Palestinian-Syrian Authority for Relief and Development confirmed that it prepared an ambulance, dedicated to the medical point in the Deir Balout camp, north Syria, with the aim of providing health care services to the Palestinians and Syrians forcibly

The Syrian regime continues to detain Palestinian “Hossam Ali Rifai” for about five years

The Syrian regime continues to detain Palestinian “Hossam Ali Rifai” for about five years

08-06-2018

The Syrian regime continues to detain Palestinian refugee “Hossam Ali Rifai” born in 1988 and resident of Yarmouk camp, for almost five consecutive years. The members of the regime’s security at the Mashrou Damr checkpoint in Damascus, detained him on

Dozens of Palestinian-Syrian refugees receive the Swedish citizenship

Dozens of Palestinian-Syrian refugees receive the Swedish citizenship

08-06-2018

In Sweden, dozens of Palestinian-Syrian refugees were granted the Swedish citizenship after completing the necessary period of time required to obtain it. The Palestinian-Syrian refugees  who have completed their presence in Sweden for four years can apply for Swedish citizenship

Distribution of Iftar meals to a number of families in the Handarat camp

Distribution of Iftar meals to a number of families in the Handarat camp

08-06-2018

As part of its “Forget Hunger” Project, “Saaed” Foundation distributed Iftar meals to a number of Palestinian families living in the Handarat camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo, in order to alleviate the suffering of the people and lend them

32 Palestinian-Syrians died during May 2018, while 16 refugees died during the same month last year

32 Palestinian-Syrians died during May 2018, while 16 refugees died during the same month last year

07-06-2018

The Action Group’s Monitoring and Documentation Team announced that it documented the death of 32 Palestinian refugees during May 2018, while 16 refugees died in the same month last year, as a result of the ongoing war in Syria. The

A Palestinian die of a heart attack after seeing his demolished house in Yarmouk camp

A Palestinian die of a heart attack after seeing his demolished house in Yarmouk camp

07-06-2018

Palestinian refugee “Osama El-Sheikh Khalil,” has died of a heart attack following his return to Yarmouk camp and after seeing the damage and destruction that happened to the camp and his house. Khalil is the third Palestinian refugee to

Under the pretext of the presence of explosives, Palestine Street "defamed" silently and its inhabitants are prevented from inspecting their homes

Under the pretext of the presence of explosives, Palestine Street "defamed" silently and its inhabitants are prevented from inspecting their homes

07-06-2018

Several sources told the Action Group that members of the Syrian regime prevented some Palestinian families living in the Palestine Street area and Jalal Kawash Street, near the Yarmouk municipality, from visiting and inspecting their homes on the pretext of

The continued removal of rubble from the streets of Sabinah camp and its inhabitants complain about the lack of relief assistance

The continued removal of rubble from the streets of Sabinah camp and its inhabitants complain about the lack of relief assistance

07-06-2018

In Sabinah, the municipality of Quneitra, in coordination with the governorate of Damascus, completed the process of removing the rubble from Al-Basel Street in Al-Sabaina camp yesterday. The work will continue to remove the remains of rubble and debris in

Lebanon asks the UN for a plan for the return of the displaced Syrians to safe areas

Lebanon asks the UN for a plan for the return of the displaced Syrians to safe areas

07-06-2018

Media sources quoted the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that it handed over a message to the representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Lebanon, Miray Jirar, based on the request of the Minister

Distribution of Iftar meals to 125 Palestinian-Syrian families in Ain Al-Hilwah camp

Distribution of Iftar meals to 125 Palestinian-Syrian families in Ain Al-Hilwah camp

07-06-2018

The Saraa Foundation, in coordination with the Committee for Displaced Suffering, distributed Iftar meals to more than 125 displaced Palestinian families from Syria to Ain Al-Hilwah camp in south Lebanon. According to the organizers, the distribution of the meals occurred

The number of victims of an immigration boat which sank off the coast of Tunisia has increased to 60

The number of victims of an immigration boat which sank off the coast of Tunisia has increased to 60

07-06-2018

The United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) confirmed last night, that the number of victims of a ship packed with migrants which sunk off the coast of Tunisia in the weekend, rose to 60 victims, in one of the

The Syrian regime hides the fate of 1678 Palestinian detainees in its prisons

The Syrian regime hides the fate of 1678 Palestinian detainees in its prisons

06-06-2018

The Syrian regime continues to conceal the fate of 1678 Palestinian refugees who have been forcibly hidden since the beginning of the war, in its prisons and security and intelligence branches. No information about their fate, health or reasons for

The local committee in Yarmouk camp: “All that is rumored about a new organizational scheme is not valid”

The local committee in Yarmouk camp: “All that is rumored about a new organizational scheme is not valid”

06-06-2018

“Mahmoud Ashmawy,” member of the local committee in Yarmouk camp, stressed that all that is rumored and is said about a new organizational scheme to be carried out by the Syrian state in Yarmouk camp or similar to this

The people of Neirab camp demand the suppression of the phenomenon of motorcycles and accounting the reckless

The people of Neirab camp demand the suppression of the phenomenon of motorcycles and accounting the reckless

06-06-2018

In north Syria, the residents of Neirab camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo, renewed their appeal to the concerned parties and Liwaa Al-Quds, to suppress the phenomenon of motorcycles witnessed by the lanes and alleys of the camp, as it

The water crisis in Khan Danoun camp adds a new economic burden to its population

The water crisis in Khan Danoun camp adds a new economic burden to its population

06-06-2018

In the Khan Danoun camp, located 23 kilometers south of the Syrian capital Damascus, the suffering of its inhabitants is exacerbated by the continuous water cuts from their homes and alleys for many days and weeks, forcing them to purchase

Unemployment and the high costs of living compound the suffering of the people of Jaramana camp in the suburbs of Damascus

Unemployment and the high costs of living compound the suffering of the people of Jaramana camp in the suburbs of Damascus

06-06-2018

The residents of the Jaramana refugee camp in the suburbs of Damascus, suffer from multiple economic and living crises. The increase in house rent is one of the most prominent aspects of this suffering, in addition to the widespread unemployment

A collective Iftar for the Palestinian-Syrian children in Wadi Al Zayneh in Lebanon

A collective Iftar for the Palestinian-Syrian children in Wadi Al Zayneh in Lebanon

06-06-2018

In Lebanon, the Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief, organized in cooperation with the European Relief Foundation, a collective Iftar for a number of Palestinian-Syrian children living in Wadi Al-Zayneh in south Lebanon, on Monday 4/6. The event, which was attended

Syrian security detains dozens of elderly people from Yarmouk camp in south Damascus

Syrian security detains dozens of elderly people from Yarmouk camp in south Damascus

05-06-2018

A number of activists confirmed through messages that reached the Action Group, that the Syrian regime continues to detain dozens of elderly people from Yarmouk camp, inside one of its security centers in the town of Al Horjelah, imposing house

Palestinian refugee dies due to torture in the Syrian prisons

Palestinian refugee dies due to torture in the Syrian prisons

05-06-2018

The Palestinian youth, "Ammar Al-Ashwah", died under torture in the detention camps of the Syrian regime. He was a resident of Hama refugee camp in the Syrian city of Hama. This brings the number of Palestinian victims who have died

Palestinian dies as a result of the war in Syria

Palestinian dies as a result of the war in Syria

05-06-2018

Palestinian refugee “Saleh Al-Olwa” was also killed by members of the Syrian regime in Yarmouk camp. The Action Group was unable to identify the real reasons behind his death.

Appeals to remove 7 bodies from under the rubble of Yarmouk camp

Appeals to remove 7 bodies from under the rubble of Yarmouk camp

05-06-2018

The family of Hajja “Haifa Al-Haj,” Om Rahf, who died with her husband Haj “Mohammed Hadba” and five other civilians during the bombardment of the destroyed Yarmouk camp, appealed for the exhumation of their bodies from under the rubble

Palestinian Popular Committees demand that the United Nations ensures the return of the residents of Yarmouk camp to their homes

Palestinian Popular Committees demand that the United Nations ensures the return of the residents of Yarmouk camp to their homes

05-06-2018

The Palestinian Popular Committees called on the United Nations to ensure the return of the Palestinian refugees to their homes in Yarmouk camp, south of the Syrian capital Damascus. In its statement which reached the Action Group, the Popular Committees

32 Palestinian-Syrians died in May 2018

32 Palestinian-Syrians died in May 2018

04-06-2018

The Action Group’s Monitoring and Documentation Team announced that 32 Palestinian refugees died in May 2018, including 20 who died in the bombardments, 8 died of gunshots, two refugees were executed, a refugee died in an explosion and another person

Members of the regime continue to loot and steal the houses of civilians in Yarmouk camp

Members of the regime continue to loot and steal the houses of civilians in Yarmouk camp

04-06-2018

Members of the Syrian regime continued to steal and loot the civilian houses in Yarmouk camp and the neighboring areas, which have fallen into the control of the regime since 21st of May, in a phenomenon that has become known

Pro-regime groups vow to burn the homes of Yarmouk camp

Pro-regime groups vow to burn the homes of Yarmouk camp

04-06-2018

The pro-Syrian Free Palestine movement also vowed to those who burn the houses in the destroyed Yarmouk camp to account for them, without explaining the reasons behind the burning. The movement said it had obtained the names of three people

UNRWA provides additional cash assistance to Yarmouk camp residents

UNRWA provides additional cash assistance to Yarmouk camp residents

04-06-2018

The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in Syria (UNRWA) announced its provision of additional cash assistance to the families of the destroyed Yarmouk camp. The news pages concerned with the aid provided to Palestinian refugees, confirmed that

 Nine migrants drown off the Turkish coast of Antalya

Nine migrants drown off the Turkish coast of Antalya

04-06-2018

Nine irregular migrants died yesterday after a boat sank off the coast of Antalya in south Turkey. A statement by the Turkish Coast Guard said that it had recovered the bodies of nine migrants, including two men, a woman and

For the fifth year.. Palestinian “Alaa Al-Saad” forcibly disappeared in Syrian prisons

For the fifth year.. Palestinian “Alaa Al-Saad” forcibly disappeared in Syrian prisons

04-06-2018

Syrian security services continue to arrest Palestinian refugee "Alaa Al-Saad" for the fifth year, without information about his fate. He was arrested on 8-11-2013 and was born in 1986. He is a resident of Al-Hajar Al-Aswad in Damascus. The Action

Distribution of Ramadan baskets to the Palestinian-Syrians in south Turkey

Distribution of Ramadan baskets to the Palestinian-Syrians in south Turkey

04-06-2018

In Turkey, the Kheir Umma Foundation distributed Ramadan baskets to the Palestinian families displaced from south Syria to Turkey as part of its campaign, “Ramadan Al-Kheir.” According to the organizers, the distribution included families living in the cities of

Dozens of children displaced from the south of Damascus suffer from diarrhea in the Deir Balout camp

Dozens of children displaced from the south of Damascus suffer from diarrhea in the Deir Balout camp

03-06-2018

Dozens of displaced people from south Damascus and Yarmouk refugee camp in the Deir Balout refugee camp in north Syria, are suffering from sickness and diarrhea, amid a decline in the medical services provided to the displaced. Activists from inside

Palestinian refugee killed by unidentified gunmen in south Syria

Palestinian refugee killed by unidentified gunmen in south Syria

03-06-2018

Palestinian man "Saber Al-Masri" Abu El-Nour died after being shot by unknown gunmen. His body was found in the Misari area, in Al-Sad Road neighborhood, and he was a resident of Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees in south Syria. The

Palestinian factions in Damascus meet to discuss the situation of Yarmouk camp

Palestinian factions in Damascus meet to discuss the situation of Yarmouk camp

03-06-2018

The Palestinian factions in Syria held a meeting in the presence of its ambassador in Damascus, the Palestinian Ambassador to Syria, Mahmoud Al-Khaledy, and the Director of the General Authority for Arab Palestine refugees, Ali Mustafa. According to media sources

The local committee of the Yarmouk camp recommends securing mechanisms to remove the ruins of Yarmouk camp

The local committee of the Yarmouk camp recommends securing mechanisms to remove the ruins of Yarmouk camp

03-06-2018

The local committee of Yarmouk camp called for the necessary mechanisms to remove the rubble and open the roads in the damaged Yarmouk refugee camp. In a letter addressed to the local administration of Damascus governorate and the Damascus suburbs

Medical services crises suffered by both Deraa camp and the town of Muzayrib

Medical services crises suffered by both Deraa camp and the town of Muzayrib

03-06-2018

In south Syria, our correspondent confirmed that Palestinian refugees from Deraa camp and the town of Muzayrib, suffer from great difficulty in providing first aid and treatment medicines to many of the wounded, during the shelling of the camp and

 477 female Palestinian refugees have died because of the war in Syria

477 female Palestinian refugees have died because of the war in Syria

03-06-2018

The Monitoring and Documentation Team in the Action Group for Palestinians in Syria, confirmed that it had documented the death of 477 female Palestinian refugees, because of the ongoing war in Syria. According to the Group, the causes of death

Terrifying stories transmitted by a refugee who survived the regime’s bombardment on Yarmouk camp

Terrifying stories transmitted by a refugee who survived the regime’s bombardment on Yarmouk camp

02-06-2018

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria reported the testimony of a refugee who miraculously escaped death. The refugee recounted what happened to her and a group of women during the last days of their presence in Yarmouk camp, where

Battles between ISIS and the armed Syrian opposition in the Yarmouk Basin

Battles between ISIS and the armed Syrian opposition in the Yarmouk Basin

02-06-2018

The Yarmouk Basin area in Deraa, witnessed violent clashes between the armed Syrian opposition factions and the Khalid bin Al-Waleed Brigade, affiliated to ISIS, in which medium and heavy weapons were used, resulting in casualties between the two sides. It

After her arrest for three months ... A Palestinian refugee from Deraa camp is released

After her arrest for three months ... A Palestinian refugee from Deraa camp is released

02-06-2018

The Syrian security released the refugee "Marilyn Amjad Zoriki" from Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees in south Syria, yesterday, after her detention for three months. The Action Group for Palestinians in Syria has documented the detention of 1677 Palestinian refugees

Germany ... Relief organizations warn against establishing "anchor centers" for refugees

Germany ... Relief organizations warn against establishing "anchor centers" for refugees

02-06-2018

Relief organizations and institutions concerned with the relief and protection of refugees have warned against the consequences of sheltering children and adolescents, in “anchor centers” for refugees, which the German Interior Minister Horst Wefer spoke about. It is similar to

A communal Iftar for people with special needs for the displaced from Yarmouk camp to Qudsaya

A communal Iftar for people with special needs for the displaced from Yarmouk camp to Qudsaya

02-06-2018

The Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief organized a communal Iftar for the people with special needs and their families, who were displaced from Yarmouk camp to the Qudsaya area - Jaffa Foundation for Social Development, in the suburbs of Damascus

The Action Group calls for allowing medical and civil defense teams to work in Yarmouk camp and exhume the bodies from under the rubble

The Action Group calls for allowing medical and civil defense teams to work in Yarmouk camp and exhume the bodies from under the rubble

01-06-2018

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria demanded the Syrian regime to allow the entry of medical staff and civil defense teams to work in Yarmouk camp, and remove the bodies from under the rubble and debris. It also condemned

“Hilwan Al-Tahrir: A new form of blackmailing carried out by the regime’s barriers against the residents of Yarmouk camp

“Hilwan Al-Tahrir: A new form of blackmailing carried out by the regime’s barriers against the residents of Yarmouk camp

01-06-2018

Many residents of Yarmouk refugee camp confirmed that they were harassed and blackmailed at the regime army’s checkpoints and by the members of its affiliated factions. The members of the regime scare and harass the residents of Yarmouk camp as

Members of the regime evict families from their homes in Yarmouk camp, and activists call for the return of the people to their homes

Members of the regime evict families from their homes in Yarmouk camp, and activists call for the return of the people to their homes

01-06-2018

The members of the Syrian regime raided the homes of three families on Safad Street on the morning of Wednesday, 30 June, and searched them precisely before expelling them from their homes, on the grounds that there was no permit

Palestinian-Syrians in Lebanon suffer from marginalization and scarcity of aid

Palestinian-Syrians in Lebanon suffer from marginalization and scarcity of aid

01-06-2018

The Action Group received many messages from the Palestinian-Syrian families displaced to Lebanon, in which they complained about their dire humanitarian situation at all economic and social levels of life, due to the spread of unemployment among them, the lack

Turkey donates 10 million dollars to UNRWA

Turkey donates 10 million dollars to UNRWA

01-06-2018

On Thursday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced that its country has provided an additional $10 million this year, in voluntary contributions to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The Turkish Foreign Ministry

5 refugees from Azaz camp in the suburbs of Aleppo arrested

5 refugees from Azaz camp in the suburbs of Aleppo arrested

31-05-2018

Activists have reported news of the detention of 5 Palestinian refugees living in Azaz camp in the north of Aleppo, which is under the control of the Syrian opposition. The Group did not receive any information about the names or

Activists: The regime is preventing the exhumation of civilian bodies from under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

Activists: The regime is preventing the exhumation of civilian bodies from under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

31-05-2018

A number of activists in Yarmouk camp and local sources reported that members of the Syrian regime are preventing the families and medical staff from retrieving the bodies of the Palestinian civilian victims from the rubble of their homes. They

The General Authority for Arab Palestine Refugees in Syria calls on UNRWA to continue to provide its services to the residents of Yarmouk camp

The General Authority for Arab Palestine Refugees in Syria calls on UNRWA to continue to provide its services to the residents of Yarmouk camp

31-05-2018

The Director-General of the General Authority for Arab Palestine Refugees in Syria, Ali Mustafa, stressed to the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, Pierre Krähenbühl, that UNRWA should

Continued looting targets the houses of Yarmouk camp in Damascus

Continued looting targets the houses of Yarmouk camp in Damascus

31-05-2018

The houses and camps of Yarmouk camp are still being subjected to a systematic campaign of looting by members of the regime's army and  its loyal Palestinian groups, where the "defamation" activities that target all that can be stolen

On the grounds that her brother-in-law is a member of the opposition, a Ein Karsh staff member deplores the Palestinian refugee

On the grounds that her brother-in-law is a member of the opposition, a Ein Karsh staff member deplores the Palestinian refugee

31-05-2018

A Palestinian refugee woman was harassed by a staff member of the Immigration and Passport Center in Ein Karsh, Damascus, who initially blocked her travel permit from Syria to Lebanon until she travels to one of the European countries after

Palestinian child "Ahmed Abu Shanab" lost in Damascus

Palestinian child "Ahmed Abu Shanab" lost in Damascus

31-05-2018

The Palestinian-Syrian child "Ahmed Abu Shanab" (14 years old), from Al-Hajar Al-Aswad and displaced to the Masaken Barza area in Damascus, went missing 11 days ago, during his departure from his home in Masaken Barza on Saturday, 19 May, after

Palestinian-Syrians in Beddawi camp demonstrate in solidarity with Gaza

Palestinian-Syrians in Beddawi camp demonstrate in solidarity with Gaza

31-05-2018

In Lebanon, a group of Palestinian-Syrians demonstrated with their relatives in the Beddawi camp in the northern city of Tripoli on Tuesday evening, in solidarity with the people of Gaza and in protest of the Israeli occupation’s air raids that

15 bodies of Palestinian refugees found under the rubble in Yarmouk camp, including six victims of Al-Nabulsi family

15 bodies of Palestinian refugees found under the rubble in Yarmouk camp, including six victims of Al-Nabulsi family

30-05-2018

The residents of Yarmouk camp have managed to find 15 bodies of Palestinian refugees buried under the rubble, following the Syrian regime’s latest bombardment of the camp, including five victims of Al-Nabulsi family. The bodies of the children: Kamal, Belel

70% of the buildings and lanes of Yarmouk camp have been damaged and “Al-Afisha” steal electricity cables from the ground

70% of the buildings and lanes of Yarmouk camp have been damaged and “Al-Afisha” steal electricity cables from the ground

30-05-2018

A number of residents of Yarmouk refugee camp, who entered to inspect their homes and properties after the Syrian regime regained control of Yarmouk camp and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad neighborhood, reported that about 70% of the buildings and lanes of Yarmouk

Al-Matouq: What is being circulated about the reconstruction of Yarmouk camp is not true

Al-Matouq: What is being circulated about the reconstruction of Yarmouk camp is not true

30-05-2018

Yassin Matouq, a member of the Political Bureau of the Palestine Liberation Front, said that information on the preparation of a donor conference to provide assistance for the reconstruction of Yarmouk camp or other camps on the Syrian territory is

The French “Le Monde”: Yarmouk camp turned into a cemetery for Palestinian refugees

The French “Le Monde”: Yarmouk camp turned into a cemetery for Palestinian refugees

30-05-2018

French newspaper “Le Monde” published a report in which it highlighted Yarmouk camp in Syria saying: Yarmouk camp, which was founded in 1957, had about 150 thousand Palestinians before 2011. Today, only about 200 refugees remain and has become a

Charitable Association distributes Iftar meals to a number of families in the Handarat camp

Charitable Association distributes Iftar meals to a number of families in the Handarat camp

30-05-2018

In north Syria, the Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief distributed Iftar meals to a number of Palestinian refugee families in the Handarat camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo, yesterday. Handarat camp was severely damaged by the heavy shelling of its

UNRWA decision deprives thousands of displaced Palestinians in northern Syria of their rights

UNRWA decision deprives thousands of displaced Palestinians in northern Syria of their rights

29-05-2018

UNRWA’s Financial Aid Officer “Yazan Al-Saleh,” has issued a decision to cancel the consignments through which the displaced Palestinians to Idlib or one of the areas of tension in Syria, delegate one of their relatives to receive financial and

A Palestinian elderly man dies in Yarmouk camp of hunger and the lack of health care mid-May

A Palestinian elderly man dies in Yarmouk camp of hunger and the lack of health care mid-May

29-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Ahmed Saleh Aly Al-Madbouh,” Abu Maher, from the Samakia clan, as died of hunger and the lack of health care, during the military campaign carried out by the Syrian regime forces on Yarmouk camp that lasted 31

After their detention for 7 days, the Syrian security forces released 20 elderly residents of Yarmouk camp

After their detention for 7 days, the Syrian security forces released 20 elderly residents of Yarmouk camp

29-05-2018

The Action Group for the Palestinians of Syria reported that the Syrian regime released twenty elderly people from the residents of Yarmouk camp in Damascus, on Sunday. The regime arrested them on the 21st of May, after the regime regained

Military and pro-regime houses in Yarmouk camp were not spared from looting

Military and pro-regime houses in Yarmouk camp were not spared from looting

29-05-2018

The “cruel” forces of the Syrian regime continue to loot and steal the destroyed Yarmouk refugee camp, in front of the eyes of senior Syrian officials and Palestinian groups loyal to the regime. Local sources in the camp confirmed that

Palestinian students leave Yelda to Damascus to apply for their High School exams

Palestinian students leave Yelda to Damascus to apply for their High School exams

29-05-2018

From the village of Yilda, adjacent to Yarmouk refugee camp, the High School Palestinian refugee students left Al-Jaramq alternative school in the town to their centers of residence at the Institute of Martyr Abdel Qader Al-Husseini and the Palestine School

Residents of Khan Danon camp complain of the accumulation of waste and the lack of infrastructure services

Residents of Khan Danon camp complain of the accumulation of waste and the lack of infrastructure services

29-05-2018

In the suburbs of Damascus, the residents of Khan Al-Sheih are complaining of the accumulation of waste in the lanes and alleys of the camp, warning of the results of the unpleasant smells and the proliferation of insects, which seep

UNRWA: Our health services for Palestinians in Syria are life-saving

UNRWA: Our health services for Palestinians in Syria are life-saving

29-05-2018

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) confirmed in its annual health report for 2017, that its health services are literally life-saving in the areas such as Syria, where the conflict entered

Palestinian-Syrian Artist Mamoun Al-Shayeb holds and exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden

Palestinian-Syrian Artist Mamoun Al-Shayeb holds and exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden

29-05-2018

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nakba of Palestine, Palestinian Plastic Artists “Mamoun Al-Shayeb,” “Dalia Yassin” and “Malek Mattar,” organized an art exhibition at the headquarters of the Palestinian embassy in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, on

Civil and human rights calls to stop looting in Yarmouk camp

Civil and human rights calls to stop looting in Yarmouk camp

28-05-2018

Civil society organizations and the Palestinian Popular Committees called upon the international organizations, human rights organizations and UNRWA to put pressure on the Syrian regime to stop the theft and looting of properties in Yarmouk camp. The organizations considered in

Renewed appeals for the exhumation of Palestinian families still under rubble in Yarmouk camp

Renewed appeals for the exhumation of Palestinian families still under rubble in Yarmouk camp

28-05-2018

A number of activists and residents of Yarmouk camp renewed their appeal to remove the bodies of Palestinian families who are still in the rubble of the camp, as a result of the heavy bombardment of the camp by the

31 Palestinian civilians died as a result of the military operation launched by the Syrian regime on Yarmouk camp

31 Palestinian civilians died as a result of the military operation launched by the Syrian regime on Yarmouk camp

28-05-2018

AGPS’s Monitoring and Documentation Team announced the death of 31 Palestinian civilians during the military operation launched by the Syrian regime on the 19th of April 2018, which targeted Yarmouk camp and the southern region. The Group noted that all

The regime forces bombard Deraa camp with mortar shells

The regime forces bombard Deraa camp with mortar shells

28-05-2018

In south Syria, the Syrian forces and its affiliated groups bombarded Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees with a number of mortar shells, causing more damage and destruction to the civilian houses and the infrastructure of the camp. While the remaining

Russian police arrest a number of the “cruel” members of the regime in south Damascus

Russian police arrest a number of the “cruel” members of the regime in south Damascus

28-05-2018

The Russian Police present in the town of Babilla in south Damascus, arrested a number of the “cruel” members of the Syrian regime forces, after attempting to leave the area accompanied by a vehicle loaded with stolen materials from the

In a new crime against children .. The regime forces kill Palestinian child "Rami Salman" from Yarmouk camp in cold blood

In a new crime against children .. The regime forces kill Palestinian child "Rami Salman" from Yarmouk camp in cold blood

27-05-2018

Palestinian child “Rami Mohammed Salman” his died on the hands of members of the “cruel” Syrian regime army, at the entrance of the destroyed Yarmouk camp. This occurred after a skirmish between the child and a member of the regime

A member of ISIS confesses that the Syrian regime provides financial, military and medical support to ISIS, in Yarmouk camp

A member of ISIS confesses that the Syrian regime provides financial, military and medical support to ISIS, in Yarmouk camp

27-05-2018

The Syrian opposition factions in south Syria published a video showing a number of members of ISIS who were arrested after leaving Yarmouk camp, according to an agreement between the regime and ISIS, which ended with the regime imposing its

An appeal to identify the fate of an elderly man and his wife in Yarmouk camp

An appeal to identify the fate of an elderly man and his wife in Yarmouk camp

27-05-2018

The Tawakulna Damascene family appealed to the residents of Yarmouk camp, the Civil Defense and the Red Crescent, to know the fate of their elderly father, Mohammed Zuhair Tawaklana, Abu Bakr and his wife, after having lost contact with them

Proponents of the regime torture a "mindless" Palestinian on charges of “ISIS”

Proponents of the regime torture a "mindless" Palestinian on charges of “ISIS”

27-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “mindless” “Eissa Yehia Abu Zeid,” was subjected to hitting and torture on the hands of the Nisreen Street Groups, loyal to the Syrian regime, and a number of the residents of the neighborhood, after accusing him of

Talal Najy: ISIS, Al-Nusra and the Palestinian Army searched the cemetery of Yarmouk, in search of the remains of Zionist soldiers

Talal Najy: ISIS, Al-Nusra and the Palestinian Army searched the cemetery of Yarmouk, in search of the remains of Zionist soldiers

27-05-2018

Talal Najy, Assistant Secretary-General of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, told a Lebanese media outlet that the armed men of ISIS, Al-Nusra and the Liberation Army, dug up an old cemetery in Yarmouk camp in Syria

The Charitable Association organizates an Iftar gathering for the orphans in Qodseya, in the suburbs of Damascus

The Charitable Association organizates an Iftar gathering for the orphans in Qodseya, in the suburbs of Damascus

27-05-2018

As part of the Social Welfare Program projects, the Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief set up an Iftar gathering for the orphans and their families, in the Qodseya area - Jaffa Foundation for Social Development, in the suburbs of Damascus

In flagrant violation, the cruel forces of the regime kill a child for his objection of the looting of his home in Yarmouk camp

In flagrant violation, the cruel forces of the regime kill a child for his objection of the looting of his home in Yarmouk camp

26-05-2018

In a blatant violation of human rights and the rights of children, the cruel forces of the Syrian regime in Yarmouk camp killed the child, Mahmoud Al-Bakr, in an attempt to prevent the regime forces from looting the contents of

A Palestinian refugee dies while fighting alongside the Syrian regime forces

A Palestinian refugee dies while fighting alongside the Syrian regime forces

26-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Mohammed Ahmed Qassem,” a member of the Commandos loyal to the Syrian regime, has died while fighting alongside the Syrian regime forces. The Action Group has documented dozens of deaths of members of Palestinian armed groups, while

The regime allows the entry of a number of Yarmouk camp residents to inspect their homes

The regime allows the entry of a number of Yarmouk camp residents to inspect their homes

26-05-2018

The Syrian regime checkpoints in Yarmouk camp allowed a number of residents of Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees to enter it, in order to inspect their houses that have been hit by shelling and looting during the past period. Pages

The regime

The regime's police issues instructions for the residents to enter Yarmouk camp

26-05-2018

The police chief of the regime in the city of Damascus, Mohammed Kheir Ismail, announced in a press statement that: "The internal security forces operate 24 hours a day and are ready to welcome citizens and listen to their complaints

Abd El-Hady: Donor Conference for Reconstruction of the Camps under study

Abd El-Hady: Donor Conference for Reconstruction of the Camps under study

26-05-2018

In a press statement to one of the media outlets, Anwar Abd El-Hady, Director General of the Palestinian Political Department of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, confirmed that these ideas are being coordinated with the Syrian government, noting that in the

Abd El-Majid: There are mine and rubble clearance operations in Yarmouk camp

Abd El-Majid: There are mine and rubble clearance operations in Yarmouk camp

26-05-2018

The Secretary-General of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front, Khalid Abd El-Majid, said that there are also operations to remove landmines and rubble in Yarmouk camp, expecting that after the clearance of the mines, the competent authorities will open the road

The looting eats the green and the land in the destroyed Yarmouk camp

The looting eats the green and the land in the destroyed Yarmouk camp

25-05-2018

Videos and pictures have been published recently on social media, showing the Syrian regime forces stealing the houses and properties of the Palestinian refugees in Yarmouk camp, without fear or suspicion or impunity. The members of the regime sort the

Activists denounce the silence of the Palestinian factions towards what is happening in Yarmouk camp in Damascus

Activists denounce the silence of the Palestinian factions towards what is happening in Yarmouk camp in Damascus

25-05-2018

Activists from Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees denounced the silence of the Palestinian factions on the damage and theft taking place in Yarmouk camp, considering this as a denigration of the camp and of what its people have done in

Renewed calls for the release of 20 elderly Yarmouk camp residents who are detained by the regime for more than seven days

Renewed calls for the release of 20 elderly Yarmouk camp residents who are detained by the regime for more than seven days

25-05-2018

A number of activists and residents of Yarmouk camp renewed their appeal to all human rights and humanitarian organizations and the United Nations, to pressure the Syrian regime to release 20 elderly detainees from Yarmouk camp it had arrested on

Calls for the exhumation of the bodies of Palestinian families still buried under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

Calls for the exhumation of the bodies of Palestinian families still buried under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

25-05-2018

A number of Yarmouk camp residents also called for urgent appeals to remove the bodies of the Palestinian families still buried under the rubble of the Al-Sawwar Hall in Al-Orouba area. According to the activists, more than 30 people were

A statement issued by the forcibly displaced from Yarmouk camp to northern Syria

A statement issued by the forcibly displaced from Yarmouk camp to northern Syria

25-05-2018

In the north of Syria, the forcibly displaced Palestinian refugees from Yarmouk camp to the Syrian north, appealed in a statement which reached the Action Group, to the Palestinian people in general, the civilized world, the Human Rights Committees, and

The regime arrests a number of elderly people from Yarmouk camp, including members of the Palestinian National Authority

The regime arrests a number of elderly people from Yarmouk camp, including members of the Palestinian National Authority

24-05-2018

The Action Group has received reports that the Syrian regime arrested almost twenty elderly people from Yarmouk camp, yesterday. On its part, media sources told the Action Group that among those arrested, were members of the Palestinian National Authority, noting

Majdalani: The Palestinian leadership attaches special importance to discussing the convening of an international conference to finance the reconstruction of Yarmouk camp

Majdalani: The Palestinian leadership attaches special importance to discussing the convening of an international conference to finance the reconstruction of Yarmouk camp

24-05-2018

Ahmed Majdalani, Member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, asserted that "The Palestinian leadership attaches particular importance to the search for an international conference, to finance the reconstruction, in partnership with related parties and specifically the

Al-Amry: asks the head of the Syrian regime to intervene to stop the looting of Yarmouk houses

Al-Amry: asks the head of the Syrian regime to intervene to stop the looting of Yarmouk houses

24-05-2018

“Mohammed Al-Amry,” member of what is known as the National Reconciliation Commission in Yarmouk camp and the southern region, demanded the Syrian President “Bashar Al-Assad,” to intervene to stop the looting of the houses of the residents of

A displaced resident of Yarmouk camp drowns near Deir Balout camp in northern Syria

A displaced resident of Yarmouk camp drowns near Deir Balout camp in northern Syria

24-05-2018

In the Syrian north, elderly man “Abu Aziz Al-Shehaby,” displaced from south Damascus to the Deir Balout camp in the Syrian north, drowned to death while trying to save the life of a young man from drowning in the

Palestinian-Syrians in Lebanon demand UNRWA to intervene to stop the looting and confiscation in Yarmouk camp

Palestinian-Syrians in Lebanon demand UNRWA to intervene to stop the looting and confiscation in Yarmouk camp

24-05-2018

In Lebanon, hundreds of displaced Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon have called on all international actors and human rights organizations, including the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East UNRWA, to pressurize the

“Nady Khaled Al-Khaled’s” family renews its appeal to reach the missing body of its son in Turkey

“Nady Khaled Al-Khaled’s” family renews its appeal to reach the missing body of its son in Turkey

24-05-2018

The family of the refugee "Nady Khaled Al-Khaled" from the residents of Jaramana camp, and born in 1977, renewed its appeal to all the official and active authorities in Turkey to help them reach the body of the deceased, and

The looting of the Palestinian refugees’ houses in Yarmouk camp occurs with the coordination of the regime’s officers and the affiliated factions

The looting of the Palestinian refugees’ houses in Yarmouk camp occurs with the coordination of the regime’s officers and the affiliated factions

23-05-2018

The houses and shops of the Palestinian refugees in Yarmouk camp, south of Damascus, are being subjected to large-scale looting and theft, after the Syrian regime forces and the Palestinian factions affiliated to it took control over the camp. On

UN: Hardly any building in Yarmouk camp has not been damaged or destroyed

UN: Hardly any building in Yarmouk camp has not been damaged or destroyed

23-05-2018

The United Nations Organization stated on Monday that Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus is “in total destruction.” This came during a press conference that was held in the headquarters of the UN in New York, in which

UNRWA: The scale of the destruction in Yarmouk camp makes the return of its residents extremely difficult

UNRWA: The scale of the destruction in Yarmouk camp makes the return of its residents extremely difficult

23-05-2018

UNRWA spokesman, Chris Ganes, said in a statement that the scale of the destruction in Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus, makes the return of its residents extremely difficult, adding that the rubble of the ruthless conflict is spread

An appeal to identify a girl found on the buses carrying the displaced from the south of Damascus to the Syrian north

An appeal to identify a girl found on the buses carrying the displaced from the south of Damascus to the Syrian north

23-05-2018

In northern Syria, displaced people in Qalaat al-Madiq, located in Sahl Al-Ghab in Idlib, appealed to all the people and activists, to identify the girl "Rukaya," the owner of this picture, where she found alone without her family in

Palestinians of Syria: May 23, 2018 Statistics:

Palestinians of Syria: May 23, 2018 Statistics:

23-05-2018

The total number of victims documented by the Action Group is 3761, including 466 women 1677 Palestinians are locked up behind Syrian government’s bars, 106 of which are women Yarmouk refugee camp is under the Syrian regime army and

After 33 days of its bombardment, the Syrian regime controls Yarmouk camp and 3 bodies are removed from under the rubble

After 33 days of its bombardment, the Syrian regime controls Yarmouk camp and 3 bodies are removed from under the rubble

22-05-2018

The Syrian regime forces announced its total control of Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad neighborhood in the south of Damascus. The Syrian news agency SANA stated that “Units of the Syrian army imposed full control over Yarmouk

Five unidentified bodies found under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

Five unidentified bodies found under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

22-05-2018

News from the Yarmouk camp reported that five bodies were found under the rubble of the destruction, while four wounded were transferred to hospitals in the capital Damascus. The bodies have not yet been identified. Earlier, local sources in the

The regime forces loot Palestine Hospital and expel the Palestinian Red Crescent crews

The regime forces loot Palestine Hospital and expel the Palestinian Red Crescent crews

22-05-2018

Eyewitnesses stated that the Syrian forces began to loot medical equipment from Palestine Hospital, in the destroyed Yarmouk camp, after ISIS withdrew from the camp and the regime controlled it. Also, members of the regime forces expelled Palestinian Red Crescent

Abd El-Hady: The reconstruction of Yarmouk camp will be undertaken by the Syrian state in cooperation with UNRWA

Abd El-Hady: The reconstruction of Yarmouk camp will be undertaken by the Syrian state in cooperation with UNRWA

22-05-2018

The Director of the Political Department of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Syria, Anwar Abd El-Hady, told the Syrian newspaper, Al-Watan, that the reconstruction of Yarmouk camp will be undertaken by the Syrian state, in cooperation with UNRWA, indicating that

The Charitable Association distributes its aid to a number of Palestinian families in the suburbs of Damascus

The Charitable Association distributes its aid to a number of Palestinian families in the suburbs of Damascus

22-05-2018

As part of the Ramadan 2018 project package, the Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief distributed its assistance to a number of the most needy Palestinian families in the suburbs of Damascus. Meat rations were distributed in the areas of Qudsaya

Distribution of food aid to the Palestinian-Syrian families in the Ottoman city

Distribution of food aid to the Palestinian-Syrian families in the Ottoman city

22-05-2018

In Turkey, the "iHH" Foundation, in cooperation with the Kheir Umma Charity, distributed food baskets to the Palestinian-Syrian families displaced to Ottoman city, yesterday 20th of May, with the aim of alleviating their suffering and helping them, especially during the

Despite the silence of the regime and its denial of reaching an agreement with ISIS ... preparations for the evacuation of members of ISIS from the south of Damascus

Despite the silence of the regime and its denial of reaching an agreement with ISIS ... preparations for the evacuation of members of ISIS from the south of Damascus

21-05-2018

The Syrian regime, through its official media, continues to deny reaching any agreement with ISIS for the departure of its elements from southern Damascus to the Syrian Badia. According to the Syrian news agency SANA, there is no truth to

ISIS burns its headquarters in the south of Damascus

ISIS burns its headquarters in the south of Damascus

21-05-2018

ISIS burning its headquarters in Yarmouk camp and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad neighborhood in preparation for the evacuation of the area and its exit from the south of Damascus, to the areas controlled by the organization in Syria. Columns of smoke were

Massive destruction of Yarmouk camp, lanes and houses brought to the ground and families still under the rubble

Massive destruction of Yarmouk camp, lanes and houses brought to the ground and families still under the rubble

21-05-2018

Massive destruction has been caused to Yarmouk camp, as a result of the violent military operation launched by the Syrian regime on the southern region of Damascus on the 19th of April, using the scorched earth policy to expel ISIS

Pages affiliated to the regime recognize the phenomenon of defamation in Yarmouk camp and demand the accountability of the perpetrators

Pages affiliated to the regime recognize the phenomenon of defamation in Yarmouk camp and demand the accountability of the perpetrators

21-05-2018

A number of Facebook pages, supportive of the Syrian regime, revealed that members of the regime and the Palestinian factions loyal to it, tare continuing to steal the houses of Yarmouk camp, which has become a phenomenon known as “defamation

Palestinian-Syrians in Austria commemorate the Nakba

Palestinian-Syrians in Austria commemorate the Nakba

21-05-2018

A number of Palestinian-Syrian refugees in Austria took part in a mass demonstration in support of Al-Awda March in the capital Vienna. They affirmed during their participation their right to return to their land and their support of al-Aqsa, as

10 civilians die after the bombardment of Yarmouk camp in Damascus

10 civilians die after the bombardment of Yarmouk camp in Damascus

20-05-2018

Activists in Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees confirmed the death of dozens of civilians from the camp, including five refugees from the Nabolsy family: “Kamal Nabolsy,” “Odai Nabolsy,” “Belel Nabolsy,” “Bayan Nabolsy,” and an infant from

UN: Most of the victims and besieged in the south of Damascus are Palestinian refugees

UN: Most of the victims and besieged in the south of Damascus are Palestinian refugees

20-05-2018

The UN expressed its concern about the safety of civilians in Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad area, south of Damascus, on Friday. This came at a press conference held by UN Deputy Secretary General, Farhan Haq

Calls from Yarmouk to stop the shelling and rescue civilians, and conflicting news about an agreement in Yarmouk camp

Calls from Yarmouk to stop the shelling and rescue civilians, and conflicting news about an agreement in Yarmouk camp

20-05-2018

The residents of the Yarmouk camp, besieged by the warring parties in the camp, appealed for a humanitarian truce and a cessation of shelling, to open humanitarian corridors to rescue the victims trapped under the rubble of houses, and to

The Syrian regime renews its shelling of Deraa camp in south Syria

The Syrian regime renews its shelling of Deraa camp in south Syria

20-05-2018

The Syrian regime and the factions affiliated to it, renewed their targeting of the Deraa refugee camp in southern Syria and the Sad Road neighborhood, with mortar shells, resulting in the destruction of civilian homes. It is noteworthy that the

The war forces the Palestinian-Syrian children to leave school and seek work

The war forces the Palestinian-Syrian children to leave school and seek work

20-05-2018

The war in Syria was not limited to the victims, the wounded and the displaced, but extended to threaten the future of hundreds of children who were forced by the economic circumstances in their places of displacement, and their families

Three victims, including a child, after the Syrian regime’s bombardment of Yarmouk camp

Three victims, including a child, after the Syrian regime’s bombardment of Yarmouk camp

19-05-2018

Three Palestinian refugees, including a child and an elderly person, have died following the continuous shelling of Yarmouk camp and the south of Damascus. They are: 6-year-old “Baraa Al-Khayaly,” from the city of Safad in Palestine and resident of

Reports of dead and wounded civilians following the targeting of a shelter in Yarmouk camp

Reports of dead and wounded civilians following the targeting of a shelter in Yarmouk camp

19-05-2018

The Syrian regime and the Palestinian groups loyal to it, with Russian support, continue for the 30th consecutive day, their violent air and land bombardment of Yarmouk camp, AL-Hajar Al-Aswad and Al-Tadamon, in a military operation aimed at expelling the

Residents of Sabinah camp protest in solidarity with Jerusalem and Gaza

Residents of Sabinah camp protest in solidarity with Jerusalem and Gaza

19-05-2018

Dozens of children from the Sabinah camp for Palestinian refugees in the suburbs of Damascus, participated in a march through the streets of the camp, where its participants expressed their solidarity with their people in Gaza, who are being subjected

A number of food baskets distributed to the residents of Sebline in Lebanon

A number of food baskets distributed to the residents of Sebline in Lebanon

19-05-2018

In Lebanon, the Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief, with the support of the Islamic Relief, distributed 300 food baskets equally, to the displaced from Syria and the people in the region. According to the Association, the distribution took place in

Palestinians of Syria: May 18, 2018 Statistics:

Palestinians of Syria: May 18, 2018 Statistics:

19-05-2018

The total number of victims documented by the Action Group is 3782, including 467 women 1677 Palestinians are locked up behind Syrian government’s bars, 106 of which are women Yarmouk refugee camp is under the Syrian regime army and

The second death of a heart attack, among the displaced refugees from Yarmouk camp to the north of Syria

The second death of a heart attack, among the displaced refugees from Yarmouk camp to the north of Syria

18-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Amer Aqr,” who was displaced from Yarmouk camp to Jindaris camp, has died of a heart attack, which led to his immediate death. Aqr is the second refugee to die of a heart attack in the past

As the shelling continues ... humanitarian crises threaten the lives of civilians in Yarmouk camp

As the shelling continues ... humanitarian crises threaten the lives of civilians in Yarmouk camp

18-05-2018

The Syrian regime army continues its violent air and artillery bombardment on Yarmouk camp, Al-Hajar Al-Aswad and Al-Tadamon, for the 29th consecutive day, in a military operation aimed at expelling the militants of ISIS from the south of the capital

In a state of anxiety and unrest: The Palestinians of the Jileen camp live in dire humanitarian and security conditions

In a state of anxiety and unrest: The Palestinians of the Jileen camp live in dire humanitarian and security conditions

18-05-2018

In south Syria, hundreds of Palestinian families living in the town and camp of Jileen, located in the Yarmouk Basin, in the western suburbs of Deraa, are suffering of extremely difficult human and security conditions, amid a state of great

Ramadan approaches the Palestinian-Syrians amid being divided across the continents of the world, because of the war

Ramadan approaches the Palestinian-Syrians amid being divided across the continents of the world, because of the war

18-05-2018

The holy month of Ramadan falls on Palestinian refugees, while they are suffering from great dispersion and separation, because of the ongoing war in Syria. They have been dispersed across the Syrian cities, the border camps in the north of

Distribution of food baskets to the displaced from the south of Damascus, in Azaaz camp, in the northern suburbs of Aleppo

Distribution of food baskets to the displaced from the south of Damascus, in Azaaz camp, in the northern suburbs of Aleppo

18-05-2018

The Palestinian-Syrian Authority for Relief and Development, in coordination with the Kheir Umma charity and Attaa organization, distributed food baskets to the displaced people of south Damascus and Yarmouk camp to the Syrian north and those living in Azaaz camp

Poor medical services threaten the lives of dozens of patients in Deir Balout camp

Poor medical services threaten the lives of dozens of patients in Deir Balout camp

17-05-2018

The displaced in the Deir Balout camp expressed their fear over the lives of dozens of ill people inside the camp, due to the poor medical services and the availability of very few, simple services that are not sufficient to

A Palestinian dies after a mortar shell falls on the Victoria Bridge in Damascus

A Palestinian dies after a mortar shell falls on the Victoria Bridge in Damascus

17-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Nedal Mahmoud,” from the Sabinah camp in the suburbs of Damascus, has died of his wounds, after a mortar shell fell on the Victoria Bridge in Damascus. On its part, media outlets loyal to the Syrian regime

Continued shelling and clashes between the security forces and ISIS in Yarmouk camp

Continued shelling and clashes between the security forces and ISIS in Yarmouk camp

17-05-2018

Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus was subjected to ariel and artillery bombardments, targeting different areas of the camp. This coincided with the outbreak of violent clashes between the regime forces and members of ISIS, on many axes. Medium

Syrian security releases a resident of Al-Aedin camp in Homs

Syrian security releases a resident of Al-Aedin camp in Homs

17-05-2018

Syrian security released Palestinian refugee, “Shadi Bakra,” from Al-Aedin camp in Homs, on Tuesday May 15th, 2018, following his detention for almost six years. On their part, the residents of Al-Aedin camp complain of the raids and arrests carried

Palestinians in Syria commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nakba

Palestinians in Syria commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nakba

17-05-2018

The residents of Hossaineyya camp, Deir Balout camp, Neirab camp, Azaaz, Khan Al-Sheih, Khan Danon and Al-Aedin in Homs, commemorated the 70th anniversary of their Nakba, despite being subjected to bombardments, the siege, displacement and drowned or sniper shot to

More Palestinian-Syrian refugees receive Swedish and Dutch nationalities

More Palestinian-Syrian refugees receive Swedish and Dutch nationalities

17-05-2018

Recent months have seen a significant rise in the number of Palestinian-Syrian refugees, who have received the Swedish and Dutch nationalities, after they achieved the legal conditions for obtaining them, where conditions vary between the two countries. According to Dutch

After days of his displacement from Yarmouk camp, a Palestinian refugee dies of a heart attack

After days of his displacement from Yarmouk camp, a Palestinian refugee dies of a heart attack

16-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Mohannad Sekhneeny,” died immediately of a heart attack. Mohannad was one of thousands of the residents of Yarmouk camp and the south of Damascus, who were displaced to the Syrian north. Sekhneeny spent his final days in

A member of Yarmouk refugee camp dies after being shot by a gendarme, while attempting to enter the Turkish territory

A member of Yarmouk refugee camp dies after being shot by a gendarme, while attempting to enter the Turkish territory

16-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Seado Hassan Zaghmout,” from Yarmouk camp, died after he was shot by the Turkish gendarmes while trying to enter the Turkish territory, bringing the number of Palestinian refugees who have died since the beginning of the war

Renewed aerial and artillery bombardment of Yarmouk camp in Damascus

Renewed aerial and artillery bombardment of Yarmouk camp in Damascus

16-05-2018

Yarmouk camp was hit by aerial and artillery bombardments, targeting different areas, causing destruction to civilian houses. This coincided with the outbreak of violent clashes between the Syrian regime forces and ISIS on a number of axes, including the west

“Charitable Association” continues to provide assistance to the displaced from Yarmouk to the neighboring towns

“Charitable Association” continues to provide assistance to the displaced from Yarmouk to the neighboring towns

16-05-2018

The Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief continues to provide its urgent, relief assistance to the displaced families from Yarmouk camp to the neighboring towns in south Damascus. The Charitable Association’s pharmacy in Yelda provides free medicine to the patients desperately

Dozens of Palestinian refugees protest in Aleppo, commemorate the Nakba and in solidarity with the Gaza

Dozens of Palestinian refugees protest in Aleppo, commemorate the Nakba and in solidarity with the Gaza

16-05-2018

In Aleppo, dozens of the residents of Neirab camp for Palestinian refugees protested in the streets of the camp yesterday evening, in which they asserted on their support to their people in the Gaza Strip, in the context of the

The Palestinian Syrians in Lebanon participate in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Nakba of Palestine

The Palestinian Syrians in Lebanon participate in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Nakba of Palestine

16-05-2018

In Lebanon, hundreds of Palestinian-Syrians and the local work committees concerned with the affairs of the Palestinian refugees displaced from Syria to Lebanon, participated in marking the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, by meeting the call of the Alliance

A girl in Deraa camp dies from the injuries she sustained by the shelling

A girl in Deraa camp dies from the injuries she sustained by the shelling

15-05-2018

“Zain Sham Ramy Al-Ayesh,” a Palestinian girl, has died of her injuries, after the Syrian regime forces and the Palestinian factions affiliated to it bombarded the neighborhoods of Deraa camp, two days ago. She was wounded with her mother

A member of Liwaa Al-Quds dies in the battles south of Damascus

A member of Liwaa Al-Quds dies in the battles south of Damascus

15-05-2018

Palestinian “Omar Taher Abu Darwish,” born in 1985 and resident of Al-Hossaineyya camp, died on the 13th of May 2018, while fighting alongside the Syrian regime forces in the ongoing clashes in south Damascus, against ISIS. This brings the

The regime intensifies its air raids and bombardment of Yarmouk camp and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad

The regime intensifies its air raids and bombardment of Yarmouk camp and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad

15-05-2018

The warplanes intensified their air raids on Yarmouk camp and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad yesterday, causing more destruction to the area. The Action Group’s correspondent stated that the Syrian air force launched dozens of raids overnight on Yarmouk camp and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad

Palestinian-Syrians participate in Al-Awda march in Munich

Palestinian-Syrians participate in Al-Awda march in Munich

15-05-2018

A number of Palestinian refugees from Syria participated in a sit-in, in support of the Awda March, in the German city of Munich. They stressed during their participation, their right to return to their land, their support of al-Aqsa and

Palestinians of Syria: May 14, 2018 Statistics:

Palestinians of Syria: May 14, 2018 Statistics:

15-05-2018

The total number of victims documented by the Action Group is 3745, including 467 women 1676 Palestinians are locked up behind Syrian government’s bars, 106 of which are women Yarmouk refugee camp is under the Syrian regime army and

Air raids and continuous artillery shelling on Yarmouk camp and members of the regime steal its homes

Air raids and continuous artillery shelling on Yarmouk camp and members of the regime steal its homes

14-05-2018

The Syrian and Russian warplanes targeted a number of neighborhoods in Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in south Damascus. It also bombarded the camp with rockets and artillery shells, leaving more destruction and damage to the homes of those displaced

Figures: The number of displacement buses from the towns of south Damascus towards the Syrian north

Figures: The number of displacement buses from the towns of south Damascus towards the Syrian north

14-05-2018

The Action Group said that the number of displaced from the towns of the south of Damascus, who arrived in the north of Syria reached more than 9 thousand people. They headed to the areas of the Operation Euphrates Shield

Yarmouk camp students leave Yelda to Damascus to submit their exams

Yarmouk camp students leave Yelda to Damascus to submit their exams

14-05-2018

Dozens of students of the Al-Jaramq alternative school left through the Beit Sahm crossing, south of Damascus, to the centers of residence at the Palestine Institute, Said Al-Aas Institute and the DTC in Damascus, to stay there until the end

Family fragmentation is a tragedy experienced by thousands of Palestinian-Syrian families

Family fragmentation is a tragedy experienced by thousands of Palestinian-Syrian families

14-05-2018

Thousands of Palestinian families living in Syria are suffering of family fragmentation, who were dispersed across the world, which poses great economic, legal and psychological challenges. Most of the family members are divided between Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Europe

Charitable Association continues to support the displaced from Yarmouk camp in the neighboring towns

Charitable Association continues to support the displaced from Yarmouk camp in the neighboring towns

14-05-2018

The Charitable Association for Palestinian Relief continued its humanitarian support to the displaced Palestinians from Yarmouk camp and the neighboring towns of Yelda, Babilla and Beit Sahm, who are suffering from an extreme lack of food and baby milk, as

Three elderly people from Yarmouk camp die of the regime’s gunshots near Al-Orouba checkpoint

Three elderly people from Yarmouk camp die of the regime’s gunshots near Al-Orouba checkpoint

13-05-2018

The Action Group received reports that three Palestinian refugees from Yarmouk camp died, after being shot by members of the regime’s army, while they were gathered with dozens of civilians at the Orouba checkpoint, dividing between Yarmouk camp and the

For the 24th consecutive day, the bombardments and air raids targeting Yarmouk camp in Damascus continue

For the 24th consecutive day, the bombardments and air raids targeting Yarmouk camp in Damascus continue

13-05-2018

The Syrian and Russian warplanes launched air raids on Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees and the neighborhood of Al-Hajar Al-Aswad, in an attempt to open the way for the forces of the Syrian regime to progress in the region. The

Two civilians injured during the bombardment of Deraa camp

Two civilians injured during the bombardment of Deraa camp

13-05-2018

The Syrian regime forces and the Palestinian factions affiliated to it, bombarded Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees in south Syria, with mortar shells, injuring a woman and her daughter from the camp and causing damage to the civilian houses. This

After five days of waiting, the Turkish authorities allow the entry of a bus carrying displaced refugees from south Damascus

After five days of waiting, the Turkish authorities allow the entry of a bus carrying displaced refugees from south Damascus

13-05-2018

In the north of Syria, the Turkish authorities allowed the entry of the fifth batch of displaced persons from Yarmouk camp and the south of Damascus, after being prevented from entering the opposition areas in the north of Syria five

A displaced Palestinian family from Yarmouk camp gives birth to twins in the northern Syrian city of Azaz

A displaced Palestinian family from Yarmouk camp gives birth to twins in the northern Syrian city of Azaz

13-05-2018

A Palestinian family displaced from Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus, to the town of Azaz in the Syrian north, gave birth to twins on the day of their family’s displacement. This comes in the face of extremely harsh

Three Palestinians die due to the bombardment of south Damascus

Three Palestinians die due to the bombardment of south Damascus

12-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Hazar Mansour” and her daughter “Susan” have died, after a warplane bombarded a residential building in Al-Tadamon neighborhood, neighboring to Yarmouk camp, in the south of Damascus. There were reports of dozens of deaths and injuries, as a

Air and artillery bombardments target Yarmouk camp and Palestine Mosque

Air and artillery bombardments target Yarmouk camp and Palestine Mosque

12-05-2018

The regime forces renewed their bombardment of Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus, causing damage and destruction to the civilian houses. Pictures published by residents of the camp show the damage caused to Palestine Mosque and its dome, because

About 1,000 Palestinian-Syrians in Gaza suffer from extremely poor living conditions

About 1,000 Palestinian-Syrians in Gaza suffer from extremely poor living conditions

12-05-2018

In the Gaza Strip, about one thousand Palestinian-Syrian refugees, who returned to the Strip because of the war in Syria, are experiencing extremely bad living and economic conditions, because of the general situation suffered by the Gaza Strip, resulting from

Turkey donates 10 million dollars to UNRWA

Turkey donates 10 million dollars to UNRWA

12-05-2018

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), announced that it has received financial support from Turkey, of $10 million to support the Agency's core programs. According to a statement issued by

Palestinians of Syria: May 11, 2018 Statistics:

Palestinians of Syria: May 11, 2018 Statistics:

12-05-2018

The total number of victims documented by the Action Group is 3742, including 467 women 1676 Palestinians are locked up behind Syrian government’s bars, 106 of which are women Yarmouk refugee camp is under the Syrian regime army and

For the 22nd day, air and missile bombardment of Yarmouk camp

For the 22nd day, air and missile bombardment of Yarmouk camp

11-05-2018

The Syrian warplanes launched violent airstrikes yesterday on ISIS, in Yarmouk camp and Al-Tadamon neighborhood, while the columns of smoke were seen above the sky of that area. While the Syrian warplanes fired a number of explosive barrels targeting different

Miserable suffering of the refugees displaced from Yarmouk camp to the north of Syria

Miserable suffering of the refugees displaced from Yarmouk camp to the north of Syria

11-05-2018

Dozens of Palestinian refugee families displaced from Yarmouk camp to the Syrian north, are suffering from miserable humanitarian conditions because of the absence of the basic services from the shelter centers that they were forced to move to, as well

Rocket bombardment targets the Sad Road neighborhood in south Syria

Rocket bombardment targets the Sad Road neighborhood in south Syria

11-05-2018

In south Syria, the Syrian regime forces bombarded the Sad Road neighborhood in Deraa, south of Syria, with surface-to-surface missiles and a number of mortar shells, causing destruction and damage to the houses. This coincided with the outbreak of clashes

The residents of Khan Danon camp complain of the expensive prices and lack of basic services

The residents of Khan Danon camp complain of the expensive prices and lack of basic services

11-05-2018

The residents of the Khan Danon refugee camp are suffering from miserable living conditions, as a result of the lack of basic services in it, where the residents suffer from expensive prices and the lack of basic services such as

Syrian security forcibly hides Palestinian doctor “Alaa El-Din Youssef” for the sixth year

Syrian security forcibly hides Palestinian doctor “Alaa El-Din Youssef” for the sixth year

11-05-2018

The Syrian security systems continue to detain the Palestinian refugee Doctor, “Alaa El-Din Youssef,” for the sixth consecutive year, were he was arrested at the checkpoint at the beginning of Yarmouk camp on 25-12-2012. He was a neurologist at

The military operations in Yarmouk reveal the displacement of 7000 people, of which 70% are Palestinians

The military operations in Yarmouk reveal the displacement of 7000 people, of which 70% are Palestinians

10-05-2018

Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General, Stephen Dugrick, announced in a press release he distributed to journalists in the organization’s headquarters in New York, that the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported to the United Nations that

A Palestinian refugee dies during an explosion that hit the Maysaat Square in the capital Damascus

A Palestinian refugee dies during an explosion that hit the Maysaat Square in the capital Damascus

10-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Bassel El-Desouky,” Professor and Teaching Assistant at the University of Damascus, died of his wounds following an explosion in Maysaat Square in Damascus. The explosion that shook Maysaat Sqaure left behind a number of victims and casualties

Ongoing air raids on Yarmouk camp, Al-Hajar Al-Aswad and Al-Tadamon for the 21st day

Ongoing air raids on Yarmouk camp, Al-Hajar Al-Aswad and Al-Tadamon for the 21st day

10-05-2018

The Syrian regime forces continue their military campaign for the 21st consecutive day, by launching air raids and bombarding Yarmouk camp and the neighborhoods of Al-Hajar Al-Aswad and  Al-Tadamon with explosive barrels and rockets, targeting the sites of ISIS. This

The displaced from Yarmouk organize a sit-in against Turkey banning them from entering the town of Al-Baab in Aleppo

The displaced from Yarmouk organize a sit-in against Turkey banning them from entering the town of Al-Baab in Aleppo

10-05-2018

In Aleppo, the displaced Palestinian refugees from the towns of south Damascus (Yelda, Babilla and Beit Sahm), to the Syrian north, organized a sit-in at the entrances of the town of Al-Baab on Wednesday, in protest against the Turkish army’s

Lebanon: UNRWA announces its re-coverage of natural births

Lebanon: UNRWA announces its re-coverage of natural births

10-05-2018

UNRWA announced in a statement it published on the 9th of May, that it will resume the coverage of natural births as of May 1, 2018, after receiving a new donation. UNRWA denied what was published on social media about

45 Palestinian-Syrians died in April 2018, while 13 died during the same month in 2017

45 Palestinian-Syrians died in April 2018, while 13 died during the same month in 2017

10-05-2018

The Action Group’s Monitoring and Documentation Team said that it documented the death of 45 Palestinian refugees in April 2018, while 13 victims died in the same month last year, as a result of the ongoing war in Syria. The

The Action Group documents the names of 40 Palestinians who have died since the start of the military campaign on Yarmouk camp

The Action Group documents the names of 40 Palestinians who have died since the start of the military campaign on Yarmouk camp

09-05-2018

The Action Group’s Monitoring and Documentation Team revealed that it documented the death of 40 Palestinian refugees, since the Syrian regime first launched its military campaign on Yarmouk camp and the southern region, and until the 8th of May. The

Civilians in Yarmouk camp make an appeal from under the rubble, to save their lives

Civilians in Yarmouk camp make an appeal from under the rubble, to save their lives

09-05-2018

In the same context, more than 45 civilians stranded under the rubble of their houses in Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees, appealed to all human rights institutions, civil defense organizations, the Palestinian Red Crescent and the International Red Cross, to

On the impact of the air raids, violent clashes break out between the regime and ISIS in the south of Damascus

On the impact of the air raids, violent clashes break out between the regime and ISIS in the south of Damascus

09-05-2018

The town of Al-Hajar Al-Aswad, neighboring to Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus, witnessed the outbreak of violent fighting between the Syrian regime forces and ISIS, in conjunction with the air raids targeting Yarmouk camp and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad. According

The Action Group: 23 civilians and 22 Palestinian militants were killed in Syria during April 2018

The Action Group: 23 civilians and 22 Palestinian militants were killed in Syria during April 2018

09-05-2018

The Action Group revealed that the number of victims who died during April 2018 was 42 refugees, including 23 civilians (51.11%) and 22 militants (48.89%). The Group noted that most of the 23 civilians died in Yarmouk camp

Palestinians of Syria: May 08, 2018 Statistics:

Palestinians of Syria: May 08, 2018 Statistics:

09-05-2018

The total number of victims documented by the Action Group is 3736, including 467 women 1676 Palestinians are locked up behind Syrian government’s bars, 106 of which are women Yarmouk refugee camp is under the Syrian regime army and

Activists accuse the PLO and Palestinian factions of neglecting the crisis in Yarmouk camp

Activists accuse the PLO and Palestinian factions of neglecting the crisis in Yarmouk camp

08-05-2018

Palestinian activists and residents have accused the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian factions, of neglecting the crisis of Yarmouk camp and its trapped and displaced residents all around Syria. In their messages, which reached the Action Group, and blogs

Continuous bombardment of Yarmouk camp amid violent clashes

Continuous bombardment of Yarmouk camp amid violent clashes

08-05-2018

The Syrian warplanes launched its air raids on Yarmouk camp and the neighborhoods of Al-Hajar Al-Aswad and Al-Tadamon. It also targeted the mentioned neighborhoods with artillery and rocket-propelled grenades, causing more damage to the civilian buildings in the camp. This

Regime forces allow dozens of civilians to cross from Yarmouk camp to Yelda

Regime forces allow dozens of civilians to cross from Yarmouk camp to Yelda

08-05-2018

The Syrian regime allowed more than 60 civilians, including children, women and elderly people, to cross from Yarmouk camp to the neighboring town of Yelda, after being detained a few days ago for a number of hours, while they attempted

Significant participation of Palestinian-Syrians in the Al-Awda Festival, in south Turkey

Significant participation of Palestinian-Syrians in the Al-Awda Festival, in south Turkey

08-05-2018

In Turkey, a number of Palestinian-Syrian refugees participated in the Al-Awda Festival organized by the Turkish Association for Solidarity with Palestine ‘FIDDAR,’ the Popular Conference for Palestinians Abroad and a solidarity campaign in Gaziantep, on Saturday the 5th of

Palestinians of Syria: May 07, 2018 Statistics:

Palestinians of Syria: May 07, 2018 Statistics:

08-05-2018

The total number of victims documented by the Action Group is 3735, including 467 women 1676 Palestinians are locked up behind Syrian government’s bars, 106 of which are women Yarmouk refugee camp is under the Syrian regime army and

45 Palestinian-Syrians died in April 2018

45 Palestinian-Syrians died in April 2018

07-05-2018

The Action Group’s Monitoring and Documentation Team announced that 45 Palestinian refugees died in April 2018, of which 20 people died of gunshot wounds, 18 died as a result of the bombardments, 3 died in unknown locations, 2 people were

Palestinian refugees die as a result of the war in Syria

Palestinian refugees die as a result of the war in Syria

07-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Bassam Al-Najy” died after the Syrian regime bombarded one of the cellars in Street 15, in the besieged Yarmouk camp.

Explosive barrels and air raids on Yarmouk camp, and violent clashes on all its axes

Explosive barrels and air raids on Yarmouk camp, and violent clashes on all its axes

07-05-2018

In south Damascus, the Syrian and Russian warplanes launched air raids on Yarmouk camp and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad, targeting the sites and headquarters of ISIS with explosive barrels and rockets, killing a number of people in the ranks of ISIS. This

Urgent call to save over 15 civilians buried under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

Urgent call to save over 15 civilians buried under the rubble in Yarmouk camp

07-05-2018

Activists stated that there are still many civilians stranded in their houses or in the cellars, noting that two of those cellars are under the rubble and there are no information about their residents’ conditions and their numbers. Leaving their

The displaced from Yarmouk camp organize a sit-in in the city of Al-Bab in Aleppo, and make an appeal

The displaced from Yarmouk camp organize a sit-in in the city of Al-Bab in Aleppo, and make an appeal

07-05-2018

In north Syria, the Palestinian refugees displaced from the southern towns of Yelda, Babilla and Beit Sahm to the Syrian north, organized a sit-in in the city of Al-Bab in Aleppo, against the lack of basic services in the shelter

Facebook closes the “Yarmouk Camp News” page

Facebook closes the “Yarmouk Camp News” page

07-05-2018

The management of the social networking site "Facebook" closed the "Yarmouk Camp News" page, which reports the news of the Palestinian camps in general, and Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus in particular. The working team behind the "Yarmouk

On World Press Freedom Day, the Action Group: dozens of Palestinian journalists have died or been arrested while covering the truth in Syria

On World Press Freedom Day, the Action Group: dozens of Palestinian journalists have died or been arrested while covering the truth in Syria

06-05-2018

On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, AGPS said it documented the death and arrest of dozens of Palestinian journalists for participating in sharing the truth of the camps and Palestinian gatherings. The Action Group noted that the “Palestinian

Palestinian refugee dies while fighting in Yarmouk camp

Palestinian refugee dies while fighting in Yarmouk camp

06-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Othman Nour El-Din Khattab” has died while fighting with the factions loyal to the Syrian regime in the ongoing clashes in Yarmouk camp, against ISIS. He was a resident of Yarmouk camp.

A girl from Yarmouk camp dies after the bombardment of Al-Ja

A girl from Yarmouk camp dies after the bombardment of Al-Ja'una neighborhood

06-05-2018

“Sarah,” a girl from Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees, as a result of a head injury she received in the heavy bombardment targeting one of the cellars in Al-Ja'una neighborhood in the camp. The Syrian regime is waging

Reports of casualties and injuries under the rubble, following an air raid on Yarmouk camp

Reports of casualties and injuries under the rubble, following an air raid on Yarmouk camp

06-05-2018

The Action Group was informed that warplanes launched a raid on one of the residential buildings in Street 15, near to Al-Quds Mosque, causing a number of deaths and casualties, who are still trapped under the rubble to this moment

Calls for the assistance of a Palestinian-Syrian who is in urgent need of the expansion of his heart vessels

Calls for the assistance of a Palestinian-Syrian who is in urgent need of the expansion of his heart vessels

06-05-2018

In Lebanon, 61-year-old Palestinian-Syrian refugee “Aly Nabolsy,” from Az Zyabeyeh in the suburbs of Damascus, who was displaced to the Ain Al-Hilwah camp in Sidon, south of Lebanon, is suffering from an artery blockage in the heart, which requires

A Palestinian detainee seen at the Mezzeh branch in Damascus

A Palestinian detainee seen at the Mezzeh branch in Damascus

06-05-2018

One of the detainees released from the prisons of the Syrian regime confirmed that he saw the Palestinian refugee “Feras Abd El Razak Azouz,” in prison, who was a resident of Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees in the south

United Nations: The Syrian regime is preventing the entrance of assistance to Yarmouk camp

United Nations: The Syrian regime is preventing the entrance of assistance to Yarmouk camp

05-05-2018

Jan Egeland, Special Adviser to the UN Special Envoy in Syria, Staffan de Mistura said that the Syrian regime is banning the entrance of any assistance into Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in the capital Damascus, adding that the crisis

Heavy air and artillery bombardments target Yarmouk camp, amid ongoing clashes

Heavy air and artillery bombardments target Yarmouk camp, amid ongoing clashes

05-05-2018

Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus was subjected to heavy shelling by aircrafts and heavy artilleries, aimed at different areas. In south Damascus, sounds of violent explosions were heard, resulting from the targeting of the Syrian regime the neighborhood

Second batch of displaced persons from the towns of south Damascus leave towards the Syrian north

Second batch of displaced persons from the towns of south Damascus leave towards the Syrian north

05-05-2018

The second convoy of displaced persons from the south of Damascus left for the Syrian north yesterday afternoon. 11 buses carried a total of 618 people; 240 men, 254 women and 124 children. Activists in south Damascus said that at

With their lenses, members of the regime steal the houses of Yarmouk camp

With their lenses, members of the regime steal the houses of Yarmouk camp

05-05-2018

Media outlets close to the Syrian regime have been circulating on social networking sites, a video clip documenting the members of the regime while stealing civilian houses in Yarmouk camp, south of Damascus, in a phenomena known as exaggeration. The

An appeal to provide for the treatment of a displaced Palestinian-Syrian in Lebanon

An appeal to provide for the treatment of a displaced Palestinian-Syrian in Lebanon

05-05-2018

In Lebanon, the parents of ill, Palestinian-Syrian, “Ahmed Samer Hussien,” appealed to the relief Societies, National Work Committees, the Palestinian Embassy in Lebanon and UNRWA, to provide care and help to treat their son. The family displaced from Syria

New displacement of Palestinians from Damascus on the impact of continuous shelling

New displacement of Palestinians from Damascus on the impact of continuous shelling

04-05-2018

10 buses carrying members of the armed Syrian opposition and their families have exited south Damascus, heading to the north of Syria through the Beit Sahm corridors, within an agreement with the Syrian regime which rules the complete exit of

Violent fighting amid reports of the progression of the Syrian regime forces in south Damascus

Violent fighting amid reports of the progression of the Syrian regime forces in south Damascus

04-05-2018

According to the Action Group’s correspondent, the warplanes launched air raids on Yarmouk camp and Al-Hajar Al-Aswad neighborhood, targeting different areas in the region. This coincided with clashes described as violent, between ISIS and the Syrian regime and factions and

After their detention for several hours, the Syrian regime returns 60 Palestinians to Yarmouk camp

After their detention for several hours, the Syrian regime returns 60 Palestinians to Yarmouk camp

04-05-2018

According to our correspondent, the Syrian regime returned 60 Palestinian refugees, mostly women and children, to Yarmouk camp and refused to allow them to enter Yelda, after they were detained for several hours while trying to exit through the Orouba

Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees bombarded with mortars

Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees bombarded with mortars

04-05-2018

In south Syria, Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees was bombarded with a number of mortar shells and ground shots by the Syrian regime, which targeted different areas in the camp, causing material damage. This came in conjunction with fighting described

Syrian regime continues to detain Palestinian refugee “Omar Hegazy” for the sixth year

Syrian regime continues to detain Palestinian refugee “Omar Hegazy” for the sixth year

04-05-2018

The Syrian regime continues to detain Palestinian refugee, “Omar Jacob Hegazy,” born in 1975, for the sixth consecutive year. He was arrested by the Syrian security forces on the Syrian-Lebanese border, and no information has been received about him

The Syrian regime detains 60 Palestinians during their exit from Yarmouk camp and demands a shotgun in return for the release of each person

The Syrian regime detains 60 Palestinians during their exit from Yarmouk camp and demands a shotgun in return for the release of each person

03-05-2018

The Syrian regime forces arrested 60 Palestinian refugees, mostly women and children, while they tried to depart through the Orouba checkpoint, dividing between the besieged Yarmouk camp, in the direction of the three towns of Yelda, Babilla and Beit Sahm

A Palestinian refugee dies while fighting alongside the Syrian regime forces in Al-Qadam

A Palestinian refugee dies while fighting alongside the Syrian regime forces in Al-Qadam

03-05-2018

Palestinian refugee “Hussien Shaaban,” a member of the tenth band in the Syrian army, has died while fighting alongside the Syrian regime forces in Al-Qadam neighborhood, south of Damascus. The Syrian regime is waging a fierce military campaign against

Shelling and continuous clashes in Yarmouk and the regime raises its flag above the camp court

Shelling and continuous clashes in Yarmouk and the regime raises its flag above the camp court

03-05-2018

Yarmouk camp witnessed continued air raids the outbreak of violent confrontations between ISIS and members of the Syrian regime forces and the Palestinian factions affiliated to it. The clashes erupted on more than one point of contact between the town

An open letter from the besieged in Yarmouk camp to the leaders of the Palestinian people

An open letter from the besieged in Yarmouk camp to the leaders of the Palestinian people

03-05-2018

The remaining members of Yarmouk camp sent an open letter to the PLO, the Palestinian factions and embassy, the national action groups and the Palestinian Refugee Authority, demanding that those parties assume their responsibilities towards the besieged people of in

Activists: the implementation of the agreement on the exit of armed opposition factions from the towns of south Damascus will begin tomorrow

Activists: the implementation of the agreement on the exit of armed opposition factions from the towns of south Damascus will begin tomorrow

03-05-2018

Activists told the Action Group that the exit of the members of the armed Syrian opposition groups will begin on Thursday ⅗, where the members will leave with their families in the direction of north Syria. Our correspondent added that