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Palestinian Refugee Ihab Abbas Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ihab Abbas Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 7th Year

05-08-2020

Palestinian refugee Ihab Mahmoud Abbas, aged 23, has been secretly held in Syrian government prisons for the seventh consecutive year.  Ihab, a resident of Hums, was arrested by Syrian security forces on March 21, 2013 as he passed through

Italy Contributes to UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal in Lebanon

Italy Contributes to UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal in Lebanon

05-08-2020

Ambassador of Italy in Lebanon Nicoletta Bombardiere, and the Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, signed last week an agreement for an additional contribution

Palestinian Journalist in The Netherlands Launches Successful Career

Palestinian Journalist in The Netherlands Launches Successful Career

05-08-2020

Palestinian journalist Bisan Zarzar, who fled war-torn Syria to the Netherlands some six years ago, has achieved an outstanding career in the Western European country. Bisan worked with “Holland Now” radio program and successfully broadcasted her series “Pursue your higher

Coronavirus Infections Reported in Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria

Coronavirus Infections Reported in Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria

05-08-2020

A number of residents  of AlNeirab camp for Palestinian refugees, in Aleppo, have contracted the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The reported cases have been home-quarantined and kept under observation to curtail a propagation of the lethal disease in the displacement camp

Palestinian Family Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 7th Year

Palestinian Family Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 7th Year

04-08-2020

Ten members of a Palestinian refugee family have been secretly incarcerated in Syrian government jails since June 16, 2013. AGPS identified the family members as: Mahira Mahmoud Amayri (born in 1964), Hadeel Mahmoud Amayri (born in 1987), Aseel Mahmoud Amayri

Situation of Displaced Palestinian Families in Deir Ballout Camp Exacerbated by Water Dearth

Situation of Displaced Palestinian Families in Deir Ballout Camp Exacerbated by Water Dearth

04-08-2020

Hundreds of displaced Palestinian families north of Syria continue to launch cries for help over their tragic living conditions in the poorly-equipped Deir Ballout Camp, saying an acute water crisis has made the situation far worse. The refugees lashed out

70% of Deraa Camp Neighborhoods Deprived of Potable Water

70% of Deraa Camp Neighborhoods Deprived of Potable Water

04-08-2020

Residents of Daraa camp said they have been left without water for several days. Civilians attributed the water scarcity to the closure of water pipelines by local authorities at the claim that water supplies are being frittered away under the

285 Displaced Palestinian Families from Syria Taking Refugee in Lebanon’s Wadi AlZinah

285 Displaced Palestinian Families from Syria Taking Refugee in Lebanon’s Wadi AlZinah

04-08-2020

The number of Palestinian families from Syria sheltered in Wadi AlZinah, in Lebanon’s southern region of AlKharroub, is estimated at 285. The number has shrunk back compared to previous years. The Charity Association for Relief of Palestinian People said that

Number of Coronavirus Fatalities Goes Up in Palestinian Refugee  Camp in Syria

Number of Coronavirus Fatalities Goes Up in Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria

04-08-2020

A number of residents of Khan Dannun camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have died of coronavirus this week. Local sources told AGPS that the lethal virus has spread quickly in and around the camp, saying at least four

8 Years On, Tragic Traces of AlJa’ouna Massacre Still Present in Yarmouk Camp

8 Years On, Tragic Traces of AlJa’ouna Massacre Still Present in Yarmouk Camp

03-08-2020

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

Muslim Prayers Suspended in Palestinian Refugee Camp

Muslim Prayers Suspended in Palestinian Refugee Camp

03-08-2020

Activists have urged the residents of Khan Eshieh camp for Palestinian refugees to abide by the decision of the Syrian Health Ministry announced on Sunday to suspend congregational prayers at mosques in and around Damascus for 15 days as of

Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Exacerbated by Lockdown, Price Leap

Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Exacerbated by Lockdown, Price Leap

03-08-2020

The situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon has been exacerbated by the anti-coronavirus movement restrictions and absence of humanitarian and medical assistance in the Lebanese territories.  Prices have also skyrocketed in the Middle Eastern country, overburdening the cash-stripped families

Palestinian Family Arrested on Way to Turkey

Palestinian Family Arrested on Way to Turkey

03-08-2020

Palestinian refugee Maymoun Naser, born in 1985, was arrested by Syrian security forces last week as he tried to cross Idlib borderlands with his wife and two children, trying to get to safety to Turkey. Local sources told AGPS that

Palestinian Refugee Hani Akleh Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Hani Akleh Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 8th Year

02-08-2020

Palestinian refugee Hani Saleh Akleh has been secretly detained in Syrian government prisons for the eighth consecutive year. Hani was arrested on October 25, 2012 at AlKaws checkpoint, in AlSayeda Zeinab, in Rif Dimashq. Hani’s condition and whereabouts could not

14 Palestinian Students from Syria Displacement Camp Get High School Diplomas with Honors

14 Palestinian Students from Syria Displacement Camp Get High School Diplomas with Honors

02-08-2020

14 Palestinian students sheltered in AlNeirab refugee camp, in Aleppo, got their high school diplomas with high scores. The list includes Lin Mujahed AlTaher (239.5); Fatma Muhammad Zaidan 238; Thaer Ayman Qaddoura (236.5); Alma Aysar Musa (235.8)

Palestinian Ambassador: Displaced Families Will Return to Yarmouk Camp

Palestinian Ambassador: Displaced Families Will Return to Yarmouk Camp

02-08-2020

Director of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) political department in Damascus, Anwar Abdul Hadi, said in a video addressing the displaced residents of Yarmouk Camp that the camp will be reconstructed and families will be allowed to retrieve their houses

10,000 Objections Filed against Yarmouk’s New Reconstruction Plan

10,000 Objections Filed against Yarmouk’s New Reconstruction Plan

02-08-2020

Over 10,000 objections have been filed so far against the new reconstruction plan issued by Damascus Governorate to reconstruct Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees. Lawyers and human rights activists told AGPS that the number of objections is the largest

Food Items Handed Over to Palestinian Asylum-Seekers in Greece

Food Items Handed Over to Palestinian Asylum-Seekers in Greece

01-08-2020

Activists have distributed meat portions to a number of Palestinian and Syrian families in Greece. Some 100 displaced families taking shelter around Athens benefited from the move. Palestinian refugees from Syria continue to risk their lives onboard the “death boats”

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees Denounce Mistreatment at UNRWA Clinic

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees Denounce Mistreatment at UNRWA Clinic

01-08-2020

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp, in Rif Dimashq, have spoken out against the mistreatment they have been subjected to by staff members at a UNRWA-run clinic in the camp. Local activists have urged the UN refugee agency, the General Authority

Hundreds of Palestinian Refugees Spend Eid Festival behind Syria’s Prison Bars

Hundreds of Palestinian Refugees Spend Eid Festival behind Syria’s Prison Bars

01-08-2020

Palestinian prisoners in Syria and their families have been deprived of the joy of Eid in the war-torn country, where thousands of civilians have been killed and thousands more have fallen prey to enforced disappearance. Over 1,790 Palestinian refugees

Palestinians from Syria Spend Occasion of Eid away from Home

Palestinians from Syria Spend Occasion of Eid away from Home

01-08-2020

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