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Vaccination Campaign Launched in Yarmouk Camp

Vaccination Campaign Launched in Yarmouk Camp

16-10-2020

UNRWA’s Health Programme said the mobile clinic allotted to the residents of Yarmouk Camp has been operative and continues to provide assistance to dozens of patients, including children, elderly people, and expectant women. UNRWA said that it will provide primary

248 Palestinian Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp Fall Prey to Enforced Disappearance in Syrian Jails

248 Palestinian Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp Fall Prey to Enforced Disappearance in Syrian Jails

16-10-2020

Some 248 Palestinian residents of Khan Eshieh Camp, in Syria’s Rif Dimashq province, among them women and children, have been secretly held in Syrian government jails. The detainees’ fates and whereabouts have been shrouded in mystery. AGPS documented the death

Kuwait to Provide $1.5 Million to Support UNRWA

Kuwait to Provide $1.5 Million to Support UNRWA

16-10-2020

Kuwait's Foreign Minister, Ahmed Nasser al-Mohammed al-Sabah, announced a $1.5 million contribution to UNRWA. Speaking at the third strategic dialogue conference on UNRWA, which was held through visual and audio communication technology, at the joint invitation of Jordan

UNRWA Pledges Increasing Efforts to Protect Palestinians from Syria in Gaza

UNRWA Pledges Increasing Efforts to Protect Palestinians from Syria in Gaza

16-10-2020

Director of UNRWA operations in Gaza, Mathias Schemale promised to increase efforts in order to tone down the calamitous humanitarian condition endured by Palestinian refugees who returned from Syria to the blockaded Gaza Strip. Schemale promised to reach out to

2 Palestinian Brothers Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Jails since 2012

2 Palestinian Brothers Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Jails since 2012

15-10-2020

Palestinian brothers Waseem and Anas Mahmoud Muhahi have been secretly held in Syrian government dungeons since October 2012. Both were kidnapped from Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees south of Damascus. Their condition and whereabouts have been shrouded in mystery. AGPS

Palestinian Refugees Struggling for Survival on Chios Island

Palestinian Refugees Struggling for Survival on Chios Island

15-10-2020

AGPS has documented an increase in the number of Palestinian refugees seeking shelter in Vial camp, set up on the Greek island of Chios, where they have been struggling with dire conditions. The number of Palestinian refugees from Syria in

Water Network Repair Works Ongoing in Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Water Network Repair Works Ongoing in Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

15-10-2020

Works have been in progress to repair water pumps in Handarat camp for Palestinian refugees, in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo. Local residents told AGPS that equipment, including power generators, has been installed as part of underway efforts to

Palestinian Refugee Dies of Coronavirus in Aleppo

Palestinian Refugee Dies of Coronavirus in Aleppo

15-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Ahmad Fayez Nawna died of coronavirus in Syria. Ahmad, a resident of the northern Syrian province of Aleppo, is the 14th coronavirus victim among the Palestinians of Syria. Recently, a state of panic has overwhelmed the Palestinian refugee

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Displacement Camp Denounce Poor Education Services

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Displacement Camp Denounce Poor Education Services

15-10-2020

Palestinian refugees sheltered in AlHusainiya camp, in Syria’s Rif Dimashq province, continue to speak out the inadequate educational services and poor-quality output delivered to their children at local schools. AGPS kept record of a sharp nosedive in access to education

India Provides US$ 1 Million to UNRWA for Palestinian Refugees

India Provides US$ 1 Million to UNRWA for Palestinian Refugees

14-10-2020

The Government of India on Wednesday contributed US$ 1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), in support of the Agency’s programmes and services, including education, health care, relief and

Hundreds of Palestinian Refugees Facing Squalid Conditions on Greek Island

Hundreds of Palestinian Refugees Facing Squalid Conditions on Greek Island

14-10-2020

Palestinian refugees from Syria sheltered in the new Moria camp, pitched on the Greek island of Mytilene, continue to sound distress signals over the exacerbated humanitarian condition they have been subjected to. In statements emailed to AGPS, the refugees said

Stray Dogs Sway Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Stray Dogs Sway Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian Refugees

14-10-2020

Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp have raised concerns over their children’s safety as packs of stray dogs have been spotted in and around the camp. The refugees appealed to the concerned authorities and NGOs to take urgent action over the

Palestinian Girls in/from Syria Challenge War-Related Trauma

Palestinian Girls in/from Syria Challenge War-Related Trauma

14-10-2020

Ten years into the Syrian conflict, the Palestinian refugee community continues to be among the most affected groups in the war-torn country. Yet, hundreds of success stories have emerged from the heart of darkness.  On the International Day of

Cash Aid Transferred to Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon

Cash Aid Transferred to Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon

13-10-2020

UNRWA in Lebanon said new batches of cash aid have been transferred to Palestinian families displaced from Syria. In a statement, UNRWA said every refugee will receive 70,000 Lebanese pounds as a food grant and an additional sum of

Palestinian Refugee Ayham Fakhri Held in Syrian Jail for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ayham Fakhri Held in Syrian Jail for 7th Year

13-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Ayham Fakhri Abdul Rahim, born in 1990, has been locked up in Syrian state prisons for seven years running. Ayham was kidnapped by pro-government militias from Jaramana Camp, in Damascus province, in 2013. His condition and whereabouts remain

Civilians’ Safety Threatened by Uncontrolled Weapon Circulation in Khan Eshieh Camp

Civilians’ Safety Threatened by Uncontrolled Weapon Circulation in Khan Eshieh Camp

13-10-2020

Residents of Khan Eshieh camp for Palestinian refugees have denounced the unrestrained flow of arms among the pro-government militias. The residents attributed the simmering tension in the area to the uncontrolled use of weapons by pro-regime gunmen. The residents called

Palestinian Refugee Woman Killed in Istanbul

Palestinian Refugee Woman Killed in Istanbul

13-10-2020

Palestinian woman Hiba Yousef, a former resident of Syria’s Yarmouk Camp, was found dead in the Turkish metropolitan city of Istanbul. Reporting from Turkey, an AGPS news correspondent said that Hiba was stabbed to death by her husband on October

Palestinian Refugee Student Honored by Governor of Upper Austria

Palestinian Refugee Student Honored by Governor of Upper Austria

12-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Ahmad Fayez Diab, raised in Syria’s Khan Eshieh camp, earned the highest score at the Economics and Sales Department at Linz University. Ahmad was honored by the Governor of Upper Austria, Thomas Stelzer, during a ceremony held in

42 Palestinian Residents of Daraa Camp Secretly Held behind Syrian Prisons

42 Palestinian Residents of Daraa Camp Secretly Held behind Syrian Prisons

12-10-2020

AGPS documented the secret detention of 42 Palestinian refugees sheltered in Daraa Camp, south of Syria, from March 2011 until mid-October 2020. Three Palestinian residents of Daraa Camp were also tortured to death in Syrian state jails, where a total

Orphans in Deraa Palestinian Refugee Camp Helpless

Orphans in Deraa Palestinian Refugee Camp Helpless

12-10-2020

Vulnerable groups taking shelter in Daraa camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Syria, continue to struggle for survival in the poverty-stricken area. Some 121 households in Daraa lost their fathers, who served as their sole breadwinners, and nine other families

AGPS Report Documents Misappropriation of Palestinian Refugees’ Property in War-Torn Syria

AGPS Report Documents Misappropriation of Palestinian Refugees’ Property in War-Torn Syria

12-10-2020

A report issued by the Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) on October 12 under the title “Seizure of Palestinian Refugees’ Property” in Syria warns of the misappropriation of assets of displaced Palestinian families. AGPS has documented several cases

UNRWA Commissioner-General begins European Mission in Germany

UNRWA Commissioner-General begins European Mission in Germany

11-10-2020

The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, concluded a four-day visit to Berlin, his first European visit since his appointment as Commissioner-General of the Agency. UNRWA said

Palestinian Refugee Bakr AlKousi Held in Syrian Gov

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

11-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Bakr AlKousi has been secretly held in Syria's state-run jails for the seventh consecutive year.  Baker was arrested by Syrian security forces on August 12, 2013, at a checkpoint pitched in AlHusiniya camp, in Rif Dimashq

Syria Workshop Discusses Challenges Faced by Palestinian Refugees

Syria Workshop Discusses Challenges Faced by Palestinian Refugees

11-10-2020

The Free Palestinian Syrian Assembly (Maseer) and a number of CSOs organized a workshop to shed light on the situation of Palestinian refugees in/from Syria and possible ways to provide them with physical and moral protection. The workshop culminated in

Syrian Authorities Pledge Return to Yarmouk Camp in Near Furture

Syrian Authorities Pledge Return to Yarmouk Camp in Near Furture

11-10-2020

Secretary-General of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front (PPSF) Khaled Abdul Majid said the Syrian leadership has tasked the concerned authorities to make the necessary arrangements for the return of displaced Palestinian and Syrian families to their houses in Yarmouk Camp

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Prisons

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Prisons

11-10-2020

Palestinian young man Shadi Mohamed Amarein has died under torture in Syria’s state-run lock-ups, where he had been forcibly disappeared for four years. The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) said in a statement that Shadi’s family was recently

18 Migrants Rescued off Aegean Coast

18 Migrants Rescued off Aegean Coast

10-10-2020

Turkish coast guard said 18 irregular migrants were rescued off the Aegean seashore after they were pushed back by Greek forces. Turkish security sources said the Greek coast guards pushed back a rubber boat carrying migrants, including women and children

Palestinian Refugees in/from Syria Suffer War-Related Trauma

Palestinian Refugees in/from Syria Suffer War-Related Trauma

10-10-2020

The ten-year warfare rocking the Syrian territories has forced Palestinian refugees, most notably children and the elderly, to endure terrible experiences and witness nightmarish scenes that far exceed one’s capacity to get to grips with them. With scenes of destruction

Palestinian Refugees in Syria’s Hjeira Town Facing Displacement, Ethnic Cleansing Threats

Palestinian Refugees in Syria’s Hjeira Town Facing Displacement, Ethnic Cleansing Threats

10-10-2020

A report issued by AGPS under the title “Palestinians in Hjeira Town: Between the Threat of Displacement and Attempts of Demographic Change” has revealed the abject humanitarian condition endured by dozens of Palestinian families in the area. The report also

Palestinian Student from Syria Snatches 1st Rank at Austrian University

Palestinian Student from Syria Snatches 1st Rank at Austrian University

09-10-2020

Palestinian student from Syria Ahmad Fayez Diab, raised in Syria’s Khan Eshieh camp, earned the highest score at the Economics and Sales Department at Linz University. Ahmad was honored by the Governor of Upper Austria, Thomas Stelzer, during a ceremony

UNRWA Upgrades International Disease Classification System across Health Centres

UNRWA Upgrades International Disease Classification System across Health Centres

09-10-2020

The Department of Health at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) announced the integration of the latest revision of the disease classification system ICD (International Classification of Diseases and Related Health

Migrant Tents Wrecked by Heavy Rain on Greek Island

Migrant Tents Wrecked by Heavy Rain on Greek Island

09-10-2020

Torrential downpours have swamped migrant tents in the new camp set up on the Greek island of Lesbos.  An AGPS news correspondent said the heavy rains turned the camp into a mud bog, exacerbating even further the migrants’ squalid

Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Egypt Exacerbated by Exorbitant Education Fees

Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Egypt Exacerbated by Exorbitant Education Fees

09-10-2020

The Egyptian Ministry of Education has imposed exorbitant coasts for public school enrollment for migrant students, including Palestinian refugees from Syria, who are considered as foreigners rather than asylum-seekers. Article 5 of the new decision sets a sum of 3

Palestinian Refugee Alaa Farhoud Secretly Held in Syrian Prison for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Alaa Farhoud Secretly Held in Syrian Prison for 7th Year

08-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Alaa Samir Farhood, born in 1983 in Yarmouk Camp, has been locked up in a government-run jail in Syria since November 24, 2013. Alaa was arrested in Qudsaya, in Rif Dimashq. An ex-prisoner said he had last met

Activists Deny Corruption Charges Filed against UNRWA in Jordan

Activists Deny Corruption Charges Filed against UNRWA in Jordan

08-10-2020

Palestinian activists said charges of corruption and lack of transparency allegedly made by Palestinian refugees from Syria regarding UNRWA’s aid distribution mechanisms in Jordan are counterfeit and groundless. The activists said UNRWA has recently conducted a probe into similar claims

Khan Eshieh Residents Denounce Water Crisis

Khan Eshieh Residents Denounce Water Crisis

08-10-2020

Palestinian families taking refuge in Khan Eshieh camp, in Rif Dimashq, said water has been repeatedly cut off across residential neighborhoods for over 20 hours daily. The residents have warned of the repercussions of the water crisis on their children’s

For 1st Time in Years, Buses Enter Yarmouk Camp to Transfer Students

For 1st Time in Years, Buses Enter Yarmouk Camp to Transfer Students

08-10-2020

Buses have started entering Yarmouk Camp to give lifts to over 100 students enrolled at schools in AlMaydan and Alzahira, in Damascus. Before the eruption of the conflict in 2011, Yarmouk was home to approximately 160,000 Palestine refugees, making

Turkish Authorities Pledge to Work Out Situation of Migrants without Kimlik Visas

Turkish Authorities Pledge to Work Out Situation of Migrants without Kimlik Visas

08-10-2020

The Turkish authorities have agreed to grant the temporary protection card (kimlik) to Palestinian refugees from Syria. The Free Palestinian Syrian Assembly (Maseer) said a meeting between Syrian CSOs and the Turkish government culminated in the latter’s agreement to enhance

Palestinian Girl Protests Hijab-Wearing Ban in Swedish City

Palestinian Girl Protests Hijab-Wearing Ban in Swedish City

07-10-2020

Palestinian girl Maya Abu AlAla has worn Hijab (Islamic veil) as a protest move against Swedish city of Skurup after it approved a bill banning "all forms of Muslim headgear" in primary schools and preschools. The ban - which was

PLA Facebook Page Blocked for 3rd Time

PLA Facebook Page Blocked for 3rd Time

07-10-2020

Facebook administration blocked the so-called “Administration of political and moral guidance” of the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), affiliated with the Syrian regime, for the third time running. The page covers news materials about military training and attacks targeting opposition sites

840 Palestinian Refugees Pursue Studies at Damascus Training Centre

840 Palestinian Refugees Pursue Studies at Damascus Training Centre

07-10-2020

Some 840 Palestinian refugee students have started their academic year at the UNRWA-run Damascus Training Centre (DTC). Students attend semi-professional on-site courses three days per week and study remotely for the rest of the week due to coronavirus concerns. UNRWA

Palestinian Refugees Push for UN Investigation into UNRWA Aid Distribution Mechanism in Jordan

Palestinian Refugees Push for UN Investigation into UNRWA Aid Distribution Mechanism in Jordan

07-10-2020

Over 50 Palestinian refugee families from Syria in Jordan have called for an urgent financial probe by the United Nations (UN) into UNRWA’s distribution of cash aid allotted to Palestinians from Syria in Jordan. In letters emailed to AGPS, the

Palestinian Refugee Husam Ali AlRefai Secretly Held in Syrian Prison for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Husam Ali AlRefai Secretly Held in Syrian Prison for 7th Year

06-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Husam Ali AlRefai, born in 1988 and formerly sheltered in Yarmouk Camp, has been incarcerated in Syrian state prisons for seven consecutive years. Husam was kidnapped by government troops deployed at a Damascus checkpoint on May 15, 2013

Saudi Arabia Reaffirms Strong Support to Palestine Refugee Agency

Saudi Arabia Reaffirms Strong Support to Palestine Refugee Agency

06-10-2020

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has contributed US$ 25 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) through its embassy in Jordan. UNRWA said in a statement that the contribution is

UNRWA’s Mobile Clinic for Yarmouk Camp Operative

UNRWA’s Mobile Clinic for Yarmouk Camp Operative

06-10-2020

UNRWA’s Health Programme said the mobile clinic allotted to the residents of Yarmouk Camp started operating on September 23 at AlJarmak School and provided assistance to 65 patients, including children, elderly people, and expectant women. UNRWA said that it will

Palestinian Student with Special Needs Achieves Outstanding School Results

Palestinian Student with Special Needs Achieves Outstanding School Results

06-10-2020

Palestinian student Omar Samer AlKhatib, born in 2004 and raised in AlSabina refugee camp in Rif Dimashq, got a score of 2,052 as part of 9th grade exams in Syria for the 2019/2020 academic year. In an interview with

Damascus Authorities: Return of Displaced Families to Palestinian Refugee Camp of Yarmouk Subject to 3 Conditions

Damascus Authorities: Return of Displaced Families to Palestinian Refugee Camp of Yarmouk Subject to 3 Conditions

06-10-2020

The residents of Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees have been told that they can now return to their homes, so long as they meet a number of conditions. Damascus Governorate has set three conditions for the return of the residents

Disinfection Drive Held in Deraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Disinfection Drive Held in Deraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees

05-10-2020

Activists from Deraa camp for Palestinian refugees in cooperation with popular committees affiliated with Fatah Movement launched a campaign to disinfect UNRWA schools and the local mosque. Disinfectants were also sprayed across alleyways and access roads. Last month, two residents

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Overburdened by Visa Renewal Fees

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Overburdened by Visa Renewal Fees

05-10-2020

Thousands of Palestinians 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

Displaced Palestinian Families in Syria’s Qudsaya Town Facing Abject Humanitarian Condition

Displaced Palestinian Families in Syria’s Qudsaya Town Facing Abject Humanitarian Condition

05-10-2020

Displaced Palestinian families taking shelter in the so-called “youth housing” apartments in Qudsaya town, in Rif Dimashq, have been enduring dire socio-economic conditions due to the exorbitant prices of food and non-food items along with the high rates of unemployment

12 Palestinian Refugees Arrested by Syrian Security Forces South of Damascus

12 Palestinian Refugees Arrested by Syrian Security Forces South of Damascus

05-10-2020

Over 40 young men and women, including 12 Palestinian refugees sheltered in AlHajar AlAswad neighborhood, were rounded up in an arrest sweep launched by Syrian security forces south of Damascus. Syrian security patrols launched the manhunt on Sunday, October 4

Palestinian Refugee Muad AlKhatib Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Muad AlKhatib Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 8th Year

04-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Moad Adnan AlKhatib, sheltered in AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, has been held in government prisons since December 1, 2012. AlKhatib was a student of AlFatah AlIslami College and the Imam (preacher) of AlSahabi Zaher

Over 40 Coronavirus Cases Reported at Syria Schools

Over 40 Coronavirus Cases Reported at Syria Schools

04-10-2020

The Syrian Education Ministry said it has kept record of 41 coronavirus cases among students and teaching and administrative staff at schools nationwide. This school year, 49,000 Palestine refugee girls and boys have gone back to 103 schools run

Damascus Governor to Visit Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Damascus Governor to Visit Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

04-10-2020

Damascus Governor Mohamed AlAlebi is slated to pay a visit to Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees in the next few days, pro-government sources in Syria reported. According to the same sources, the visit comes in line with the final arrangements

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

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

04-10-2020

Residents of Khan Alsheh 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 for Palestinian

Palestinian Refugee Child Left without Treatment in Turkey

Palestinian Refugee Child Left without Treatment in Turkey

04-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Ayman Daouah, displaced from Syria’s Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, has appealed for urgent humanitarian action, saying his son’s health condition has sharply deteriorated as has been denied admission into Turkish hospitals. Ayman said hospitals refused to let

Resident of Palestinian Refugee Camp Arrested in Syria

Resident of Palestinian Refugee Camp Arrested in Syria

03-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Yaser Abdul Rahim, born in 1985, was arrested over allegations of quitting military service and working for UNRWA for six months. The Syrian government forces continue to drag Palestinian refugees to mandatory military conscription, forcing dozens to become

Humanitarian Condition Exacerbated by Transportation Crisis in AlNeirab Camp

Humanitarian Condition Exacerbated by Transportation Crisis in AlNeirab Camp

03-10-2020

Residents of the Palestinian refugee camp of AlNeirab, in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo, said their life has been marred by the transportation crisis rocking the area for almost ten years. The residents said transportation fees have seen a

Families Sign Up for Return to Yarmouk Camp

Families Sign Up for Return to Yarmouk Camp

03-10-2020

Dozens of Palestinian families presented their ownership documents at a government checkpoint near the main entrance to Street 30 in Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus, so as to get permits to return to the area and retrieve their houses and property

Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Urgent Treatment in Turkey

Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Urgent Treatment in Turkey

03-10-2020

Palestinian refugee from Syria Moadh Khalil Abu AlAlaa, previously sheltered in Yarmouk Camp, has appealed to the international humanitarian organizations, the Turkish authorities, and the Palestine Embassy to help him secure urgently-needed treatment fees and obtain a kimlik card to

Over 3,000 Documentary Reports Issued by AGPS

Over 3,000 Documentary Reports Issued by AGPS

02-10-2020

AGPS has released over 3,000 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 materials, including videos, live snapshots

UNRWA Warns of Service Cut to Palestine Refugees due to Funding Crunch

UNRWA Warns of Service Cut to Palestine Refugees due to Funding Crunch

02-10-2020

UNRWA media advisor Adnan Abu Hasana has warned of the worsening situation for Palestinian refugees due to a shortage of funds available for the Agency. Abu Hasana said UNRWA suffers a $200 million budget shortfall which will affect the Agency’s

Families Displaced from AlHajar AlAswad Receive New Return Pledges

Families Displaced from AlHajar AlAswad Receive New Return Pledges

02-10-2020

Head of AlHajar AlAswad city council Khaled Khamis said displaced residents will be allowed to return to their houses in the area in the near future. He said 38,000 families registered their names on ad hoc lists to return

Medical Error Causes Palestinian Refugee Woman to Go Hemiplegic in Turkey

Medical Error Causes Palestinian Refugee Woman to Go Hemiplegic in Turkey

02-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Bastouni, displaced from Syria’s Yarmouk Camp, said his wife suffered hemiplegia and coagulation due to medical errors in Istanbul. Mahmoud said that in 2018, his 23-year-old wife was erroneously diagnosed by a doctor at a hospital in

Palestinian Refugee Muawiya AlFout Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Muawiya AlFout Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons for 8th Year

01-10-2020

Palestinian refugee Muawiya AlFout, aged 39, has been secretly detained in Syria’s state run lock-ups for the eighth consecutive year. Muawiya was kidnapped by Syrian government forces on September 20, 2013 at a checkpoint set up near AlSabina, in Damascus

Fuel Distributed in Deraa Palestinian Refugee Camp

Fuel Distributed in Deraa Palestinian Refugee Camp

01-10-2020

Fuel supplies have been distributed in Daraa Camp for Palestine refugees, south of Syria. Lists of concerned families were prepared sometime earlier using smart cards. Every registered family reportedly received 100 liters of fuel. The price of fuel set by

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Displacement Camp Denounce Coronavirus-Related Bullying

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Displacement Camp Denounce Coronavirus-Related Bullying

01-10-2020

Palestinian schoolgirls said they have been subjected to bullying at the Salma Prep School after they underwent a coronavirus test at a UNRWA clinic in Khan Esheih camp for Palestinian refugees. The schoolgirls said they tested negative for the virus

Armed Palestinian Groups to Fight Alongside Syrian Gov’t in Saraqeb

Armed Palestinian Groups to Fight Alongside Syrian Gov’t in Saraqeb

01-10-2020

Opposition activists in Syria said gunmen from the Palestine Liberation Army and the Free Palestine Movement have reached Saraqeb city, in northern Syria, to join Syria’s regime forces. No official statement has been released by the Palestine Liberation Army and

Palestinian Asylum Seekers Injured by Greek Coast Guard

Palestinian Asylum Seekers Injured by Greek Coast Guard

01-10-2020

Displaced Palestinian refugees from Syria said they were heavily beaten with batons at the hands of Greek border guards, while trying to illegally enter Greece, seeking humanitarian asylum. Injuries were reported.  The refugees told AGPS that they were rounded