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Healthcare Initiative Launched South of Damascus

Healthcare Initiative Launched South of Damascus

30-11-2021

A healthcare initiative was launched on November 30, by the Palestinian Quds Charity in Yalda town, south of Damascus. The campaign will be concluded on Thursday, December 2. Over 5,000 Palestinian refugees taking shelter south of Damascus have been

UNRWA Staff Union Suspends General Strike

UNRWA Staff Union Suspends General Strike

30-11-2021

The General Union of UNRWA Staff Workers announced its decision to suspend the general strike, which was slated to be held on Thursday. However, the labor dispute (disagreement with the employer) will be kept up until workers demands are met

800 Families Currently Sheltered in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

800 Families Currently Sheltered in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

30-11-2021

Member of the Reconstruction Committee in Yarmouk Camp, engineer Mahmoud AKhaled, said some 800 families have returned to Yarmouk Camp and retrieved their property. Prior to reconstruction and rubble-clearance works, some 500 families had been sheltered in the camp. AlKhaled

Resident of AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees Missing on Way to Turkey

Resident of AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees Missing on Way to Turkey

30-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Salah Mahmoud Rafe’, aged 17 and raised in Aleppo’s displacement camp of AlNeirab, has gone missing as he tried to illegally enter the Turkish territories. Reporting from Aleppo, north of Syria, an AGPS news correspondent said Salah disappeared

Palestinian Refugees Families in Gilin Town Grappling with Tough Conditions

Palestinian Refugees Families in Gilin Town Grappling with Tough Conditions

29-11-2021

Palestinian refugees who have returned to Gilin town, in Daraa’s western outskirts, after they fled the area due to the rampant shelling and deadly shootouts, continue to sound distress signals over the unbearable situation they have been enduring. Gilin’s infrastructure

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Shortage in Teaching Staff

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Denounce Shortage in Teaching Staff

29-11-2021

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp, in Rif Dimashq, have denounced the poor-quality education services provided to their children in the area. Schools suffer a shortage in teaching staff due to low salaries, protracted displacement, and unabated shootouts. Several teachers fled to

Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Opposition Forces North of Syria

Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Opposition Forces North of Syria

29-11-2021

The Syrian opposition forces in northern Syria arrested a Palestinian refugee as he tried to illegally enter the Turkish territories along with a number of residents of Jarmana Camp. AGPS has kept his name secret over security concerns. He was

Paralyzed Palestinian Refugee Youth Appeals for Life-Saving Treatment

Paralyzed Palestinian Refugee Youth Appeals for Life-Saving Treatment

29-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Nawres Haythem AlMesri was injured by bullet fire in the then-besieged Yarmouk Camp has renewed appeals for urgent humanitarian action to save his life. Nawras, born in 1986, has gone hemiplegic after a sniper bullet penetrated his back

Palestinian Refugee Achieves Highest Voter Turnout in Danish Municipality

Palestinian Refugee Achieves Highest Voter Turnout in Danish Municipality

28-11-2021

Palestinian refugee from Syria Mohamed Stitan has got the second highest voter turnout in municipal elections in Denmark. Mohamed, affiliated with the United List party, won a reserve seat in the municipal council, No. 4 on the candidate list. Mohamed

Palestinian Refugee in Turkey Renews Appeals for Urgent Treatment

Palestinian Refugee in Turkey Renews Appeals for Urgent Treatment

28-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Udai Shehabi, from Yarmouk Camp, has renewed appeals to the Palestinian embassy, the international humanitarian institutions, and relief organizations in Istanbul to help him secure as sum of 120,000 Turkish liras needed for urgent, life-saving treatment. Udai

Palestinian Family Appeals for Information over Forcibly-Disappeared Elderly in Syria

Palestinian Family Appeals for Information over Forcibly-Disappeared Elderly in Syria

28-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Ismail Kasem has been secretly held in Syria’s state-run prisons for the eighth consecutive year. His family and relatives have appealed to ex-prisoners and activists who have pieces of information about his condition and whereabouts to reach out

UNRWA Staff Union Announces General Strike

UNRWA Staff Union Announces General Strike

28-11-2021

The General Union of UNRWA Staff Workers started on Monday a general strike in all UNRWA premises across the Agency’s five fields of operation (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Gaza, and the West Bank). The Staff Union said in a statement issued

AGPS: Thousands of Palestinian Women Displaced, Tortured in War-Torn Syria

AGPS: Thousands of Palestinian Women Displaced, Tortured in War-Torn Syria

28-11-2021

AGPS has documented the death of 488 Palestinian women and the enforced disappearance of several others in the embattled Syrian territories. According to AGPS data, at least 37 Palestinian women and girls were tortured to death in Syrian government dungeons

Rights Group Lashes Out at Belarus, Poland over Human Rights Violations

Rights Group Lashes Out at Belarus, Poland over Human Rights Violations

27-11-2021

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has sounded the alarm over the serious human rights violations committed by authorities against migrants and asylum-seekers stranded at the border between Poland and Belarus. In a report entitled “Die Here or Go to Poland”, HRW

Food Boxes, Winter Garments Distributed in Northern Syria Displacement Camps

Food Boxes, Winter Garments Distributed in Northern Syria Displacement Camps

27-11-2021

Kayra Ummah Organization in cooperation with Shafaq Foundation has distributed food boxes and winter clothes to displaced Palestinian and Syrian families in northern Syria displacement camps. Palestinian refugees sheltered in displacement camps in northern Syria have been enduring a tragic

Number of Palestinians from Syria in Gaza Goes Down

Number of Palestinians from Syria in Gaza Goes Down

27-11-2021

The Follow-Up Committee of Palestinians from Syria in Gaza said the number of Palestinian refugee families who returned to the besieged Gaza Strip from war-torn Syria is estimated at 130, down from 360 families in recent years. The decrease is

E-Campaign Calls for Humanitarian Aid for Palestinians of Syria

E-Campaign Calls for Humanitarian Aid for Palestinians of Syria

27-11-2021

Activists have embarked on an e-campaign to urge the UN Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to deliver monthly aid to Palestinian refugees in Syria. The campaigners said UNRWA should deliver its cash grants to refugees in the war-ravaged country every

Campaign to End Violence against Women Launched in Southern Damascus

Campaign to End Violence against Women Launched in Southern Damascus

26-11-2021

A so-called “Kifaya” (Enough is Enough) campaign kick-started in Syria to raise awareness about women’s human rights and push for ending violence against women. The event was launched at the Women’s Empowerment Centre run by the Palestinian Red Crescent Society

Khan Dannun Camp Gripped with Water Crisis

Khan Dannun Camp Gripped with Water Crisis

26-11-2021

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq have set off alarm bells over the acute water crisis which has been ongoing for years across a number of residential neighborhoods. Civilians have been forced to purchase drinking

Consulate Procedures for Palestinians of Syria Digitalized

Consulate Procedures for Palestinians of Syria Digitalized

26-11-2021

The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has started digitalizing visa procedures for Syrian expatriates and Palestinians of Syria. An electronic consular office has been established in order to facilitate travel procedures for expatriates. Through the new platform Palestinian refugees in/from

Palestinian Refugee Families Facing Dire Conditions in T’Seil Town

Palestinian Refugee Families Facing Dire Conditions in T’Seil Town

26-11-2021

Palestinian refugees taking shelter in T’seil town, in the southern Syrian province of Daraa, continue to launch cries for help over the exacerbated socio-economic conditions they have been enduring. Palestinian families continue to call on all concerned parties, including UNRWA

Family Appeals for Information over Condition of Forcibly-Disappeared Palestinian Refugee in Syria Prison

Family Appeals for Information over Condition of Forcibly-Disappeared Palestinian Refugee in Syria Prison

25-11-2021

18-year-old refugee Amar Mustafa Aziz has also been locked up in Syrian regime lock-ups since March 2013. His family continues to appeal for information over his condition and whereabouts. Amar, a resident of Yarmouk Camp, was kidnapped on March 31

Property-Theft Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp

Property-Theft Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp

25-11-2021

Reports of burglary continue to emerge in Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, where hundreds of Palestinian refugees had been taking shelter. Members of pro-government groups have reportedly stolen furniture from abandoned buildings in and around Yarmouk neighborhoods. Palestinian families displaced

Palestinian Refugees Distressed as Syrian Gov’t Warns of Exacerbated Power Crisis

Palestinian Refugees Distressed as Syrian Gov’t Warns of Exacerbated Power Crisis

25-11-2021

The Syrian Power Ministry said electricity blackouts will be exacerbated with the advent of winter due to gas shortage. Deputy Director of the General Organization for Electricity Transmission and Distribution, Osama Shaaroun, said this winter will bring harsh conditions. In

UNRWA Staff Union Escalate Protest Moves over Infringed Rights

UNRWA Staff Union Escalate Protest Moves over Infringed Rights

25-11-2021

The General Union of UNRWA Staff has announced a decision to launch an open-ended hunger strike in protest of the Agency’s violations of workers’ rights. The Union said in a statement that a general strike will be held as of

Violence Reported among Schoolchildren in Jaramana Camp

Violence Reported among Schoolchildren in Jaramana Camp

24-11-2021

Violence has been reported among schoolchildren and students in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq. A few days earlier, a pupil attempted to hit his peer with an iron chain that was hidden inside his bag. The school

Penalties Imposed on Debris Disposal in Yarmouk Streets

Penalties Imposed on Debris Disposal in Yarmouk Streets

24-11-2021

The rubble-clearance committee in Yarmouk Camp warned that residents who dispose of debris in residential alleyways and access roads would be subjected to tough penalties. Sometime earlier, the Syrian authorities extended the deadline for rubble clearance from ravaged structures and

Palestinian Refugee Released from Syrian Prison

Palestinian Refugee Released from Syrian Prison

24-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Shadi Ahmad Abyu Seyam and another 24 prisoners have been released from Syria’s state-run prisons. The reasons for Shadi’s incarceration remain unknown. The refugee, born in 1983, could not reach out to his family. AGPS has documented the

Palestinian Refugee Succumbs to Coronavirus in Syria Displacement Camp

Palestinian Refugee Succumbs to Coronavirus in Syria Displacement Camp

24-11-2021

Two Palestinian refugees displaced from Yarmouk Camp have died of coronavirus.  Over recent months, AGPS has warned of an unabated outbreak of COVID-19 in Palestinian refugee camps in Syria, where limited access to running water, pharmacies and medical facilities

AGPS Renews Calls for Participation in “Untold Stories” Competition

AGPS Renews Calls for Participation in “Untold Stories” Competition

24-11-2021

AGPS renews calls for participation in the “Untold Stories” competition. This is your chance to tell your or someone else’s story that has been left out of history books and put your/their voice at the forefront of war literature. We’re

Displaced Families Call for Rehabilitation of Local Committee in Yarmouk Camp Committee

Displaced Families Call for Rehabilitation of Local Committee in Yarmouk Camp Committee

23-11-2021

Civilians have called on authorities in Damascus to reactivate the local committee which was previously tasked with administering civilians’ affairs in Yarmouk Camp and which was dissolved by the former Prime Minister Emad Khamis in late 2018. Civilians say the

Transportation Crisis Rocks AlAyedeen Camp in Hama

Transportation Crisis Rocks AlAyedeen Camp in Hama

23-11-2021

Residents of AlAyedeen camp for Palestinian refugees, in Hama, continue to appeal to the concerned authorities to secure transportation means to give them daily lifts to their destinations and workplaces. Students, workers, and sick people have denounced the overcrowding and

Education Initiative Held in Jaramana Camp

Education Initiative Held in Jaramana Camp

23-11-2021

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have launched an initiative to enhance education services and the learning environment for university students and bachelors. A campaigner told AGPS that the move aims to assist students at the

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

23-11-2021

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. The residents have urged the UN refugee agency, the General Authority

Residents of Jaramana Camp Appeal for Coronavirus Vaccines

Residents of Jaramana Camp Appeal for Coronavirus Vaccines

22-11-2021

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have called on the concerned authorities in Syria and UNRWA’s Health Department to provide the residents with anti-coronavirus vaccines.  The calls came following a decision by the Syrian Health

Transportation Crisis Ongoing in Khan Dannun Camp

Transportation Crisis Ongoing in Khan Dannun Camp

22-11-2021

A transportation crisis has been rocking Khan Dannun Camp since the outburst of the Syrian warfare. Reporting from Khan Dannun Camp, located some 23 kilometers away from southern Damascus, AGPS news correspondent said civilians’ access out of and into the

Criminal Arrested in Khan Eshieh Camp

Criminal Arrested in Khan Eshieh Camp

22-11-2021

Palestinian refugees have called for law enforcement and strict prosecution of the murder of young man Rafat Raja Jassem in a wedding in Khan Eshieh Camp, in Rif Dimashq. Reporting from the area, an AGPS correspondent said the so-called Mohamed

Committee Established to Follow-Up on Palestinians Stranded on Poland-Belarus Borders

Committee Established to Follow-Up on Palestinians Stranded on Poland-Belarus Borders

22-11-2021

The General Union of Palestinian Communities in Europe has established an ad hoc committee tasked with following up on the situation of Palestinians stranded on the borders between Belarus and Poland. The move saw the day in coordination with the

Civilians’ Life Marred by Motorcycle Accidents in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Civilians’ Life Marred by Motorcycle Accidents in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

21-11-2021

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

UNRWA’s Syria Staff Rally over Infringed Rights

UNRWA’s Syria Staff Rally over Infringed Rights

21-11-2021

UNRWA staff workers have staged vigils at a number of UNRWA schools in Syria as they spoke up against the infringement of their rights and salary cuts. UNRWA teachers lifted banners condemning the Agency’s salary lowering policy and calling timely

Due to Protracted Displacement, School Output Deteriorating in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Due to Protracted Displacement, School Output Deteriorating in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees

21-11-2021

Students’ academic results and achievements have gone downhill in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees due to the traumatic fallouts of the conflict raging in Syria for over a decade. Overcrowded classrooms, the lack of teaching staff (many of them

AGPS: 49 Palestinian Children Syria Forcibly Disappeared in Syria Prisons

AGPS: 49 Palestinian Children Syria Forcibly Disappeared in Syria Prisons

21-11-2021

49 Palestinian children have been forcibly disappeared in Syrian government prisons since the outbreak of the Syrian conflict in 2011, according to AGPS data. The minors’ ages vary between one and 18 years. The list includes children Hamza Firas Dasouki

54 Palestinian Residents of AlSabina Camp Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons

54 Palestinian Residents of AlSabina Camp Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Prisons

20-11-2021

54 Palestinians taking refuge in AlSabina Camp, among them two women, have been enduring mysterious fates in Syria’s state-run prisons. AGPS has kept record of the death of over 620 Palestinian refugees under torture in Syria’s state-run lock-ups. AGPS has

Power Crisis ongoing in AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Power Crisis ongoing in AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian Refugees

20-11-2021

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees continue to denounce the chronic power blackouts rocking the area, saying power has been cut off across a number of residential neighborhoods for over ten hours daily. The water network is hardly operated

Displaced Palestinian Refugee Students in Aleppo Appeal for UNRWA Transport Grants

Displaced Palestinian Refugee Students in Aleppo Appeal for UNRWA Transport Grants

20-11-2021

Students of the UNRWA-run Naser AlDeen School who have been sheltered in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo after they got displaced from Hindarat Camp have appealed to UNRWA to secure means of transportation and deliver transportation grants. Reporting from

Palestinian Refugees Facing Squalid Conditions in Syria’s Tel Shehab

Palestinian Refugees Facing Squalid Conditions in Syria’s Tel Shehab

20-11-2021

A number of displaced Palestinian families taking shelter in Tal Shehab, in Daraa’s western outskirts, south of Syria, continue to denounce the price hike and dire socio-economic conditions in the area. Located 17 kilometers away from Daraa’s western corners and

Stray Dogs Sway Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Stray Dogs Sway Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

19-11-2021

Residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus, 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

Anti-Bullying Event Held by UNRWA in Khan Dannun Camp

Anti-Bullying Event Held by UNRWA in Khan Dannun Camp

19-11-2021

A so-called “Together for a Better Future” event was held at the UNRWA-run Jericho School in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq. The move marks the International Day against Violence and Bullying at School including Cyberbullying. It

Palestinian Refugees in Rif Dimashq Appeal for Vital Services

Palestinian Refugees in Rif Dimashq Appeal for Vital Services

19-11-2021

Palestinian refugee families sheltered south of Rif Dimashq province continue to rail against the poor infrastructure and absence of vital facilities. Residents of the refugee camps and neighborhoods of AlSayeda Zeinab, AlBahdaliya, AlDhiabiya, AlHusainiya, and AlSabina continue to grapple with

Palestinian Refugees Denounce Price Manipulation in Syria Displacement Camp

Palestinian Refugees Denounce Price Manipulation in Syria Displacement Camp

19-11-2021

Residents of Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have denounced the exorbitant prices of vital food items, including bread. Speaking with AGPS, a number of residents said a bread bundle is sold at a price of over

US Ambassador to UN: Conditions in Syria Not Suitable for Return of Refugees

US Ambassador to UN: Conditions in Syria Not Suitable for Return of Refugees

19-11-2021

United States envoy to the United Nations Linda Thomas Greenfield said the current conditions in Syria are not suitable for the return of refugees. She made her remarks Friday during a visit to the Zaatari camp, located 85 km northeast

UNRWA to Deliver Cash Aid to Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon

UNRWA to Deliver Cash Aid to Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon

18-11-2021

UNRWA said it will be delivering cash grants to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon as of November 23, 2021. The sum covers October and November. The grants will be transferred to the concerned refugees through Lebanon Post and in batches

GAPAR in Syria Appoints New Chief

GAPAR in Syria Appoints New Chief

18-11-2021

Kasem Mohamed Husain was appointed as the new Director-General of the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees (GAPAR), replacing Ali Mustafa. This came following instructions by the Syrian Prime Minister, Husain Arnous, to the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs

Lebanon Tightens Grip on Travelers to Belarus

Lebanon Tightens Grip on Travelers to Belarus

18-11-2021

Lebanon instructed airlines to limit passengers traveling to Belarus to those having visas, residency permits or Belarusian citizenship, according to a statement by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. European countries accuse Minsk of flying in thousands of migrants, mainly

UN Palestine Refugee Agency Still in Need of US$ 60 Million for Its 2021 Budget

UN Palestine Refugee Agency Still in Need of US$ 60 Million for Its 2021 Budget

18-11-2021

Additional end-of-year contributions amounting to US$38 million leave UNRWA still in need of US$ 60 million for 2021, said the UN Agency for Palestine Refugees. UNRWA said that it operates critical health services for Palestinian refugees in its five fields

Palestinian Refugee Obtains University Diploma with Honor

Palestinian Refugee Obtains University Diploma with Honor

17-11-2021

Palestinian refugee from Syria Raghad Ahmad Ali AlAyedi has achieved outstanding results at the Information Technology Faculty at the Islamic University in the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip. Raghad was born and raised in Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus. She fled to Egypt

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Displacement Camp Denounce Manipulation of Fuel Distribution

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Displacement Camp Denounce Manipulation of Fuel Distribution

17-11-2021

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have denounced fraud and manipulation of fuel distribution. The residents said drivers of fuel trucks have forced them to pay 2,000 Syrian Pounds for 50 fuel liters, a

Residents of Yarmouk’s Deir Yassin Neighborhood Appeal for Rubble-Clearance

Residents of Yarmouk’s Deir Yassin Neighborhood Appeal for Rubble-Clearance

17-11-2021

Residents of Deir Yassin neighborhood have slammed the apathy maintained by the rubble-clearance committee in Yarmouk Camp regarding their appeals to remove debris from the area. In a letter to Damascus Ambassador, Samir AlRefai, the residents said the committee has

Paralyzed Palestinian Refugee Youth Appeals for Life-Saving Treatment

Paralyzed Palestinian Refugee Youth Appeals for Life-Saving Treatment

17-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Nawres Haythem AlMesri was injured by bullet fire in the then-besieged Yarmouk Camp has appealed for urgent humanitarian action to save his life. Nawras, born in 1986, has gone hemiplegic after a sniper bullet penetrated his back and

Palestinians of Syria Prevented from Turkish Visas

Palestinians of Syria Prevented from Turkish Visas

17-11-2021

The Turkish consulate in Jerusalem announced a set of new measures regarding applications to enter Turkey. The measures are to be put into effect as of December 6, 2021. Visa applicants should leave their finger prints and on-the-spot photos and

Water Network Rehabilitated in Jaramana Camp

Water Network Rehabilitated in Jaramana Camp

16-11-2021

The Charity Committee repaired the main water tank feeding the neighborhoods of Balat and AlQuteiah in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq.  Residents of Jaramana Camp, located a few kilometers away from central Damascus, continue to set

Family of Forcibly-Disappeared Palestinian Refugee in Syria Appeals for Information

Family of Forcibly-Disappeared Palestinian Refugee in Syria Appeals for Information

16-11-2021

The family of Palestinian refugee Hani Saleh Akleh continues to appeal for information about their relative’s condition and whereabouts. Hani has been secretly held in Syrian government prisons for the ninth consecutive year.  The family called on ex-prisoners in

Belarus Embassy in Damascus Suspends Entry Visas

Belarus Embassy in Damascus Suspends Entry Visas

16-11-2021

The embassy of Belarus in Damascus updated Palestinian refugees and Syrian nationals on its decision to suspend visa issuance. Eye-witnesses said the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus requested that persons who applied for visas show up at the Embassy

Palestinian Refugee Woman Succumbs to Coronavirus in Northern Syria Displacement Camp

Palestinian Refugee Woman Succumbs to Coronavirus in Northern Syria Displacement Camp

16-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Kifayat Khaled Amayri has died of coronavirus in Deir Ballout displacement camp, north of Syria. Kifayat tested positive for the virus last week. Her health condition took a turn for the worse due to very low levels of

62 Palestinian Residents of Deraa Forcibly Disappeared in Syria Prisons

62 Palestinian Residents of Deraa Forcibly Disappeared in Syria Prisons

15-11-2021

AGPS has documented the secret detention of 62 Palestinian refugees sheltered in Daraa Camp, south of Syria, from March 2011 until mid-November 2021. Three Palestinian residents of Daraa Camp were also tortured to death in Syrian state jails, where over

AGPS: 18,400 Palestinian Refugees Sheltered in Deraa City

AGPS: 18,400 Palestinian Refugees Sheltered in Deraa City

15-11-2021

Some 18,400 Palestinian refugees are taking shelter in the southern Syrian city of Deraa, according to statistics by AGPS, URNWA, and GAPAR. The list includes 6,516 Palestinian refugees sheltered in Deraa Camp, 4,295 in AlMuziereeb town, 1

Palestinian Orphans Left on Their Own in War-Torn Syria

Palestinian Orphans Left on Their Own in War-Torn Syria

15-11-2021

Vulnerable groups, including Palestinian orphans, taking shelter in displacement camps across war-ravaged Syria continue to struggle for survival. AGPS has kept record of the death of over 250 Palestinian refugee children in war-torn Syria. Thousands of children have gone orphaned

Draft Evasion Increasingly Reported by Palestine Liberation Army in Syria

Draft Evasion Increasingly Reported by Palestine Liberation Army in Syria

15-11-2021

The number of youths attempting to elude regime-imposed military service with pro-regime armed groups in Syria, including the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), has gone up. Private sources that spoke with AGPS on condition of anonymity attributed the increasing evasion to

UNRWA Workers Clear Rubble from Deraa Camp

UNRWA Workers Clear Rubble from Deraa Camp

14-11-2021

UNRWA staff workers have started clearing debris from Deraa Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Syria. On October 15, 2021, UNRWA rehabilitated the Tiberias and AlSafsaf schools along with the local clinic in Deraa Camp. On September 25, a UNRWA

Property-Theft Reported in Yarmouk Camp

Property-Theft Reported in Yarmouk Camp

14-11-2021

Residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees said their houses have been subjected to property-theft following rubble-clearance works in the camp. Residents of the Uruba Street, in Yarmouk, said their houses have been ravaged and walls demolished, resulting in mounds

Palestinians from Syria in Sudan Struggling with Ambivalent Fate

Palestinians from Syria in Sudan Struggling with Ambivalent Fate

14-11-2021

Palestinians from Syria have been subjected to abject living conditions in Sudan, where they are treated as foreigners rather than refugees. Relief institutions have failed to live up to their duties as regards the Palestinian refugee community from Syria, who

Palestinian Refugee Trapped in Northern Cyprus Appeals for Humanitarian Action

Palestinian Refugee Trapped in Northern Cyprus Appeals for Humanitarian Action

14-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Ali Walid AlSukari has sounded distress signals from a detention centre in Northern Cyprus, where he has been held for the 10th consecutive day. Ali, who was born and raised in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of

Palestinians from Syria Stranded on Polish Border Launch Distress Signals

Palestinians from Syria Stranded on Polish Border Launch Distress Signals

14-11-2021

Palestinian refugees, including those who fled war-torn Syria, have been subjected to dire humanitarian conditions on the Polish borders. Speaking with AGPS, a number of migrants said dozens of Palestinian refugees, among them women, have been trapped near Poland and

AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian Refugees Gripped With Fuel Shortage

AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian Refugees Gripped With Fuel Shortage

13-11-2021

Dozens of cash-strapped families in AlHusainiya refugee camp, in Rif Dimashq, said they have been deprived of fuel supplies needed for cooking and heating. Civilians said they have not received fuel supplies slated to be distributed via the smart card

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Subjected to Aid Fraud

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Subjected to Aid Fraud

13-11-2021

Palestinian refugees sheltered in Damascus have received warnings regarding fake banknotes received as part of UNRWA cash aid.  Photos circulated on social media network showed photos of counterfeit banknotes of 1,000 Syrian pounds handed over to a Palestinian

PA President Receives Representatives of Reconstruction Committee in Yarmouk Camp

PA President Receives Representatives of Reconstruction Committee in Yarmouk Camp

13-11-2021

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met on Friday with representatives of the reconstruction and rubble-clearance committee in Yarmouk Camp at the presidency headquarters in Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The delegation briefed Abbas on the progress of debris-removal works

Palestinian Refugee Children in Syria Denied Access to Food Items via Smart Card

Palestinian Refugee Children in Syria Denied Access to Food Items via Smart Card

13-11-2021

A number of Palestinian refugees said their children aged below 15 have been barred from smart cards used by the Syrian government to ration bread and a wider range of subsidized goods, namely fuel, rice, tea, and sugar.  Several

UNRWA Pledges Cash Aid Transfer for Palestinians of Syria in Days

UNRWA Pledges Cash Aid Transfer for Palestinians of Syria in Days

12-11-2021

Director of UNRWA in Sidon, Dr. Ibrahim AlKhatib, said cash allowances for Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon will be disbursed in the next few days. This came as AlKhatib met with representatives of the Committee of Displaced Palestinians from Syria

Humanitarian Situation in AlHusainiya Camp Exacerbated by Power Crisis

Humanitarian Situation in AlHusainiya Camp Exacerbated by Power Crisis

12-11-2021

Residents of AlHusainiya refugee camp, in Rif Dimashq, continue to rail against the frequent power blackouts in the camp, saying electricity cuts last for up to 23 hours running.  Speaking with AGPS, a woman said food items preserved for

Palestinian Refugee Families Scattered by Syrian Conflict

Palestinian Refugee Families Scattered by Syrian Conflict

12-11-2021

Tens of thousands of Palestinians in/from Syria have been dispersed by the conflict and remain away from their homes and families. Torn from the nourishment of home and warmth of family, Palestinians have been scattered across Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey

Family of Missing Palestinian Refugee in Turkey Appeals for Information

Family of Missing Palestinian Refugee in Turkey Appeals for Information

12-11-2021

The family of Palestinian refugee Ahmad Ghazi Ramadan have renewed their appeals for information about his condition and whereabouts after he has gone missing in Turkey for nearly a year and a half. Ahmad was born in 1971 and took

Palestinian Refugee Trapped on Cyprus Island Launches Cry for Help

Palestinian Refugee Trapped on Cyprus Island Launches Cry for Help

12-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Ali AlSukari has sounded distress signals following his detention by the Cyprian authorities. Ali, who was born and raised in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus, entered Northern Cyprus (officially the Turkish republic of Northern Cyprus)

In-Kind Cash Aid Distributed in Northern Syria Displacement Camps

In-Kind Cash Aid Distributed in Northern Syria Displacement Camps

11-11-2021

GUAL relief organization delivered in-kind aid items to displaced families sheltered in  Deir Ballout and Muhammadiyah camps, in northern Syria. Every registered family received a sum of 150 USD as a heating allowance, in the first such move launched in

Cleaning Campaign Kick-Started in Khan Eshieh Camp

Cleaning Campaign Kick-Started in Khan Eshieh Camp

11-11-2021

Staff from the services office of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in Khan Eshieh camp have started clearing dust and rubble from the A’waj River and a number of residential alleyways in the camp

Family Appeals for Information over Forcibly-Disappeared Palestinian Refugee in Syria

Family Appeals for Information over Forcibly-Disappeared Palestinian Refugee in Syria

11-11-2021

The family of Palestinian refugee Marwan Mohamed Husain continues to appeal for information over the condition and whereabouts of their relative, who has been forcibly disappeared by the Syrian regime for the seventh consecutive year. Marwan was born in 1973

Palestinian Refugee Youth Dead on Migration Route

Palestinian Refugee Youth Dead on Migration Route

11-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Luay Osama Rahma died in a car accident in Greece. Luay and a number of Palestinian youths were on their way to the Greek city o f Thessaloniki after they managed to cross the Turkish borders. The car

UNRWA Reaches Out to Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon over Cash Aid Transfer

UNRWA Reaches Out to Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon over Cash Aid Transfer

10-11-2021

UNRWA has started sending text messages through Lebanon Post to displaced Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon who could not withdraw their cash aid from Bankmed. UNRWA’s cash assistance represents a lifeline for the cash-stripped Palestinian refugee families who have been

Qatar Contributes US$ 7 Million to Support Palestinian Refugees in Syria

Qatar Contributes US$ 7 Million to Support Palestinian Refugees in Syria

10-11-2021

The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) announced a US$ 18 million contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of its core resources for 2021 and 2022. UNRWA said

Healthcare Initiative Launched in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp

Healthcare Initiative Launched in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp

10-11-2021

The Quds Charity has launched an initiative to provide free medical diagnoses to residents of AlSayeda Zeinab Camp for Palestinian refugees.  291 patients received medical treatment and medicines on the first day of the campaign. All the way through the

Norwegian Council Shows Up in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Norwegian Council Shows Up in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

10-11-2021

Representatives of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) paid a visit to Yarmouk Camp and toured 12 schools run by the Syrian government and UNRWA in the area. The delegation is assessing the damage wrought on educational premises in Yarmouk Camp

Family Appeals for Information over Forcibly-Disappeared Palestinian Refugee in Syria

Family Appeals for Information over Forcibly-Disappeared Palestinian Refugee in Syria

10-11-2021

The family of Palestinian refugee Yousef Shteiwi has appealed to the international human rights organizations and concerned parties in Syria to reveal the condition and whereabouts of their father, who has been forcibly disappeared by the Syrian regime for the

Palestinian Refugee Nominated for Presidency of Urology Association

Palestinian Refugee Nominated for Presidency of Urology Association

09-11-2021

The Syrian Urology Association elected Prof. Adnan Saleh Ahmed as its new president. Prof. Adnan was born in 1961 and raised in Syria’s Khan Eshieh camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq. In 2019, he was appointed as the medical

Water Network Operative in AlNeirab Camp

Water Network Operative in AlNeirab Camp

09-11-2021

Civilians in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees regained access to potable water following a four-day cut. Water has been cut off across AlNeirab Camp after the main water pump in Jibreen went off due to overexploitation. AlNeirab camp is the

Flour Trafficked in Black Market in Cash-Stripped Jaramana Camp

Flour Trafficked in Black Market in Cash-Stripped Jaramana Camp

09-11-2021

The Directorate of Trade and Consumer Protection seized 95 bags of flour, weighing 20 kg each, smuggled to the black market in Jaramana Camp. Last week, Syria's Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Minister Amr Salem said the theft of

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp Call for Solar Power Initiatives

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp Call for Solar Power Initiatives

09-11-2021

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees called for installing solar panels across residential alleyways to help alleviate the power crisis. Residents of Khan Dannun Camp, in Rif Dimashq, continue to denounce the ongoing electricity blackout across residential alleyways

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Missing in Turkey

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Missing in Turkey

09-11-2021

The family of Palestinian refugee Ahmad Ghazi Ramadan continues to appeal for information about his condition and whereabouts after he has gone missing in Turkey for nearly a year and a half. Ahmad was born in 1971 and took shelter

For 1st Time in Years, Public Bus Available in Yarmouk Camp

For 1st Time in Years, Public Bus Available in Yarmouk Camp

08-11-2021

The first public microbus has gone operative in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus. Local sources told AGPS that the minibus has been transferring students and civilians to and back from the main entrance to the camp. The

Palestinian Refugees in Syria’s Jaramana Camp Terrorized by Simmering Abductions, Property-Theft

Palestinian Refugees in Syria’s Jaramana Camp Terrorized by Simmering Abductions, Property-Theft

08-11-2021

Palestinian refugee families in Jaramana camp, in Rif Dimashq, have raised concerns over the increasing abductions, home-burglary attempts, and sexual harassment reported in the area, particularly overnight due to chronic power blackouts.  A few days earlier, an anonymous person

Jordan Denies Preventing Palestinians of Syria from Coronavirus Vaccine

Jordan Denies Preventing Palestinians of Syria from Coronavirus Vaccine

08-11-2021

The Jordanian Foreign Affairs Ministry said it has been treating Jordanian nationals and foreigners on an equal basis regarding access to anti-coronavirus vaccines.  Speaking with Jordanian journalist Bassim Sa’oub, the Minister said that even people without visas or who

Palestinian Refugee Woman Dies on Migration Route

Palestinian Refugee Woman Dies on Migration Route

08-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Raja Hasan was pronounced dead on Monday, October 8, as she attempted to reach a European destination through Belarus and Poland. A Palestinian refugee who accompanied Raja on the migration route told AGPS that the woman, aged 40

Palestinian Refugee Faysal Abu Shalah Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Regime

Palestinian Refugee Faysal Abu Shalah Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Regime

07-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Faysal Khaled Abu Shalah, born in 1974, has been secretly held in Syrian government prisons for the seventh consecutive year. Faysal, a resident of AlMuzeireeb town, was arrested at a government checkpoint in Deraa, south of Syria, in

8 Palestinians Rescued off Turkish Coast, 3 Feared Dead

8 Palestinians Rescued off Turkish Coast, 3 Feared Dead

07-11-2021

Eight Palestinian refugees were rescued by Turkish coast guard off the Bodrum coast, in the Aegean Sea. The refugees attempted to safely reach Greek seashores. Search operations continue to identify the fate of another three Palestinian migrants who have gone

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Deprived of Coronavirus Vaccine

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Deprived of Coronavirus Vaccine

07-11-2021

Thousands of Palestinian refugees in Jordan have been denied the right to take anti-coronavirus vaccines on claims that they do not hold legal visas. The situation of Palestinians from Syria is particularly a cause for alarm as the majority among

Palestinian Refugee Woman, Her Daughter to be Deported from Sweden

Palestinian Refugee Woman, Her Daughter to be Deported from Sweden

07-11-2021

The Swedish immigration authorities issued a deportation order against a Palestinian refugee and her daughter on claims that Damascus, where they had been sheltered, is now safe. The refugee, who spoke with AGPS on condition of anonymity, said she received

Healthcare Initiative Concluded in AlSabina Camp

Healthcare Initiative Concluded in AlSabina Camp

06-11-2021

The Quds Charity has finalized its healthcare initiative to provide medical diagnoses and medicines for Palestinian refugees in and around AlSabina, including its refugee camp. The three-day campaign has been supervised by the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees (GAPAR)

Displaced Palestinian Families Facing Dire Conditions in Southern Damascus

Displaced Palestinian Families Facing Dire Conditions in Southern Damascus

06-11-2021

Over 5,000 Palestinian refugees taking shelter south of Damascus have been grappling with dire conditions due to the price leap, steep rental fees, and forced military conscription with pro-government forces. Palestinian refugees taking shelter south of Damascus are also

Residents of AlHusainiya Denounce Poor Sewerage with Advent of Winter

Residents of AlHusainiya Denounce Poor Sewerage with Advent of Winter

06-11-2021

Civilians taking shelter in Syria’s AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have voiced deep concern over the health hazards inflicted by the trash mounds piled up across residential alleyways and the standing wastewater flooding the main access roads

Violence, School Dropouts Reported in AlNeirab Camp

Violence, School Dropouts Reported in AlNeirab Camp

06-11-2021

Reports of violence and school-drop outs have increasingly emerged in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees. Several boys have left the Akkah boys-only school, run by UNRWA, due to long shifts, in an area where children’s intellectual output has been severely

Palestinian Refugee Women Struggle with Multiple Hardships in Syria

Palestinian Refugee Women Struggle with Multiple Hardships in Syria

06-11-2021

AGPS has documented the death of hundreds of Palestinian women and the enforced disappearance of several others in the embattled Syrian territories. AGPS data indicates that as many as 487 Palestinian women and girls have died of war-related incidents since

Coronavirus-Related Death Reported in Hindarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Coronavirus-Related Death Reported in Hindarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

05-11-2021

Elderly Palestinian refugee Shaker AlSheikh Taha, displaced from AlNeirab to Hindrat Camp, in Aleppo, died of coronavirus. Over recent months, AGPS has warned of an unabated outbreak of COVID-19 in Palestinian refugee camps in Syria, where limited access to running

Palestinian Instructor Honored in Syria

Palestinian Instructor Honored in Syria

05-11-2021

Palestinian instructor Khaled Samara, a resident of AlNeirab Camp, won the third place in IT specialty as part of a competition for supportive teaching techniques in Syria. The competition included interactive questions between teachers and students, presentations, pictures and animations

Activists Warn Yarmouk Residents against Attempts to Turn Their Property into Bargaining Chips

Activists Warn Yarmouk Residents against Attempts to Turn Their Property into Bargaining Chips

05-11-2021

Activists have called on the residents of Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus, to stand on guard to all attempts to force them to forfeit their houses and property at low prices. The activists have warned against attempts by crooked real estate

Bread Crisis Exacerbated by Flour Theft in Syria

Bread Crisis Exacerbated by Flour Theft in Syria

05-11-2021

Syria's Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Minister Amr Salem said the theft of flour has made the bread crisis worse in the war-torn country. On his Facebook page, Salem said the government is working to prevent flour theft and

Palestinian Refugee Families Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Regime

Palestinian Refugee Families Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Regime

05-11-2021

Members of Palestinian families have been secretly held in Syria’s state-run prisons since the outbreak of the conflict in 2011. AGPS has documented the secret incarceration of over 1,790 Palestinian refugees in Syrian prisons, where hundreds have been tortured

AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian Refugees Facing Water Crisis

AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian Refugees Facing Water Crisis

04-11-2021

Residents of AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have denounced the overexploitation of water by the new project launched in the area, aggravating the water crisis rocking the camp. Civilians said they have been forced to buy water

Humanitarian Situation Alarming in Khan Dannun Camp

Humanitarian Situation Alarming in Khan Dannun Camp

04-11-2021

Palestinian refugee families taking shelter in Khan Dannun camp, in Rif Dimashq, continue to rail against the poor infrastructure and absence of vital facilities in the area. Water supplies have been repeatedly cut off across residential neighborhoods in Khan Dannun

Palestinians from Syria among Several Migrants Rescued Off Italian Coast

Palestinians from Syria among Several Migrants Rescued Off Italian Coast

04-11-2021

Over 70 migrants, among them Palestinians from Syria, were rescued by Italian coast guard. Private sources reported that a boat carrying a large number of migrants, including Palestinian refugees, was abandoned by the smuggler after water began to seep into

Missing Palestinian Refugee Found Dead on Migration Route

Missing Palestinian Refugee Found Dead on Migration Route

04-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Muneer Rayen, who disappeared on October 18, has been pronounced dead. Mohamed’s family said his body was found at Alexandroupolis hospital in northeastern Greece following intensive contacts with Turkish and Greek hospitals and border posts. Mohamed, aged

Drivers Volunteer to Transfer Residents of AlNeirab Camp

Drivers Volunteer to Transfer Residents of AlNeirab Camp

03-11-2021

A number of drivers have volunteered to give daily lifts from and back to AlNeirab Camp for cash-stripped residents and students. Drivers passing through the area park their vehicles in AlMaari to give a lift to workers and students wishing

Residents of Jaramana Camp Denounce Water Crisis

Residents of Jaramana Camp Denounce Water Crisis

03-11-2021

The main water pump has gone inoperative in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, leaving the residents of Al-Bilat and Al-Qaytiyah neighborhoods without water. Local sources told AGPS that water has been pumped into the camp using the small secondary pump

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Displacement Camp Denounce Mistreatment by Aid Transfer Company

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Displacement Camp Denounce Mistreatment by Aid Transfer Company

03-11-2021

Palestinian refugees in Deraa, south of Syria, said they have been subjected to mistreatment by staffers of AlHaram company for international transfer. Speaking with AGPS, a number of refugees said they have been forced to line up for hours in

Palestinians of Syria Urge UNRWA to Pay Cash Aid on Monthly Basis

Palestinians of Syria Urge UNRWA to Pay Cash Aid on Monthly Basis

03-11-2021

Palestinian refugees in Syria have called on UNRWA to pay their cash aid on a regular basis every month. UNRWA’s cash assistance represents a lifeline for the cash-stripped Palestinian refugee families who have been struggling with squalid conditions in Syria

Young Man Dies While Clearing Rubble in Yarmouk Camp

Young Man Dies While Clearing Rubble in Yarmouk Camp

02-11-2021

Palestinian refugee Husam Abdel Kader Shalabi succumbed to a serious injury he sustained while clearing debris from Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus. Husam suffered fractures in his rib cage after a concrete pole collapsed while he was clearing rubble. He

AGPS at Copenhagen Conf: Situation of Palestinians in Northern Syria Tragic

AGPS at Copenhagen Conf: Situation of Palestinians in Northern Syria Tragic

02-11-2021

AGPS has raised alarm bells over the squalid humanitarian condition facing Palestinian refugees in displacement camps set up in northern Syria. Speaking on behalf of AGPS in a conference held in Copenhagen on October 30, journalist Maher Shawish said Palestinian

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Overburdened by Gas Price Leap

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Overburdened by Gas Price Leap

02-11-2021

A gas cylinder is sold through the smart card at a price of 9,700 Syrian pounds, up from 3,800 in previous months.  A gas cylinder of 16 kilograms, used in the industrial sector, is sold at 40

Palestinians of Syria Enduring Multiple Hardships

Palestinians of Syria Enduring Multiple Hardships

02-11-2021

Eleven years after demonstrations started in Syria, the majority of Palestinian refugees sheltered in the war-torn country have been grappling with an abject humanitarian situation. Prices have skyrocketed at the local market, where vital products have been sold at exorbitant

Humanitarian Condition Exacerbated by Transportation Crisis in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Humanitarian Condition Exacerbated by Transportation Crisis in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

01-11-2021

Students and parents at AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Aleppo, continue to appeal to the concerned authorities to secure transportation means to give daily lifts to the local university due to overcrowding and unpunctuality in public means of transport

Residents of Khan Eshieh Facing Squalid Conditions

Residents of Khan Eshieh Facing Squalid Conditions

01-11-2021

Palestinian families taking refuge in Khan Eshieh camp have been struggling with squalid humanitarian conditions inflicted by the eleven-year warfare. Palestinian families have been overburdened by the price leap and absence of humanitarian aid. According to UN data, Khan Eshieh

Palestinian Child Survives Dangerous Electrocution

Palestinian Child Survives Dangerous Electrocution

01-11-2021

A Palestinian girl, sheltered in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, was injured in an electric shock.  An AGPS reporter said the girl was electrocuted as she walked near a billboard on her way back home from school. Jaramana camp

Drug Consumption Reported in Deraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Drug Consumption Reported in Deraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees

01-11-2021

Palestinian refugee youths continue to struggle with the devastating impact of the eleven-year warfare in Syria, amidst a deadly pandemic outbreak. Palestinian refugee youths (aged 12 – 30) make up nearly 30% of the Palestinians of Syria, estimated at 540

Family of Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Rayen Appeals for Information

Family of Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Rayen Appeals for Information

01-11-2021

The family of Palestinian refugee Mohamed Muneer Abdullah Rayan, aged 19 and raised in Syria’s Yarmouk Camp, continue to appeal to the international human rights organizations to work on revealing Rayan’s condition and whereabouts. Rayan disappeared on October 18 as