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

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

31-03-2019

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 journalists since the outburst of deadly hostilities in March 2011, among

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

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

31-03-2019

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

Rallies Held in Syria on Palestinian Land Day

Rallies Held in Syria on Palestinian Land Day

31-03-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees taking shelter in refugee camps in Syria have joined mass rallies staged to mark the 43rd anniversary of the Land Day and to protest Donald Trump’s pro-Israel position regarding the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Jerusalem city

Palestinian Refugee Bahaa AlBash Held in Syrian Jail for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Bahaa AlBash Held in Syrian Jail for 7th Year

31-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Bahaa Mahmoud AlBash has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state prisons for the seventh year running. Bahaa was kidnapped on August 14, 2012 from his home in AlMaghareba neighborhood, in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south

Denmark Changes Visas for Palestinian Refugees

Denmark Changes Visas for Palestinian Refugees

30-03-2019

Denmark is considering changing the legal visas of Palestinian holders of a one-year subsidiary protection status under Article 7/3. Palestinian refugees coming from UNRWA’s fields of operations will be categorized as political asylum-seekers, as part of Article 7/1. Danish sources

Thousands of Palestinian Families from Syrian Torn-Apart

Thousands of Palestinian Families from Syrian Torn-Apart

30-03-2019

Thousands of Palestinian refugees from Syria have been scattered in known and unknown destinations, after they were forced out of their homes and torn apart from their families. Torn from the nourishment of home and warmth of family, Palestinians have

Palestinian Refugee Ayman AlRefai Secretely Jailed in Syria for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ayman AlRefai Secretely Jailed in Syria for 7th Year

30-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Ayman Ahmad AlRefai has been held in Syrian government jails for seven consecutive years. Ayman, a resident of AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, was kidnapped from his home in AlSham neighborhood on July 1, 2012. AGPS documented the detention

1st Part of Encyclopedia of Palestinian Refugee Camps Brought Out

1st Part of Encyclopedia of Palestinian Refugee Camps Brought Out

30-03-2019

The Swedish Documentation Center (Ajyal) issued an encyclopedia of Palestinian refugee camps entitled “Palestinian Camps in Syria”. The encyclopedia, prepared by Palestinian journalist and researcher Ahmad Mustafa AlBash, seeks to document Palestinian camps in UNRWA’s five fields of operations (West

Palestinian Journalist Muhannad Omar Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t

Palestinian Journalist Muhannad Omar Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t

29-03-2019

Palestinian journalist Muhannad Mohamed Omar has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government lock-ups for the seventh year running. Omar was kidnapped by the government troops from the office of AlAlem Channel on February 29, 2012 on account of

39 Palestinian Women Missing in War-Torn Syria

39 Palestinian Women Missing in War-Torn Syria

29-03-2019

39 Palestinian women and girls have gone missing since the outbreak of the Syrian conflict. The list includes nine refugees from Yarmouk Camp and 10 from AlTadhamun neighborhood. According to activists, several abductions were carried under the security guise. Arrestees’

Palestinian Refugees Rally in Damascus over Trump’s Pro-Israel Statements

Palestinian Refugees Rally in Damascus over Trump’s Pro-Israel Statements

29-03-2019

Dozens of Palestinian refugees and representatives of Palestinian factions joined a vigil staged outside of the UN office in Damascus on March 28, 2019, in response to the US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the occupied Golan

Palestinian Poet Mahmoud Mufleh Awarded Order of Cultural Merit in Egypt

Palestinian Poet Mahmoud Mufleh Awarded Order of Cultural Merit in Egypt

29-03-2019

Palestinian poet Mahmoud Husain Mufleh received on March 21, 2019, the Order of Cultural Merit for 2018 in Egypt during a celebration held by the Palestinian Cultural Assembly. The honor was awarded to Mufleh in recognition of his outstanding literary

Palestinian Students Subjected to Blackmail, Extortion by Pro-Gov’t Forces in Damascus

Palestinian Students Subjected to Blackmail, Extortion by Pro-Gov’t Forces in Damascus

28-03-2019

In letters emailed to AGPS, a number of Palestinian students railed against the blackmail and extortion perpetrated by members of the Palestine Recruitment Branch in Ein Karsh in Damascus. The students said they have been frequently offended by officers stationed

Palestinian Writer Ali AlShehabi Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t for 7th Year

Palestinian Writer Ali AlShehabi Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t for 7th Year

28-03-2019

Palestinian writer Ali Sa’id Shehabi has been secretly held in Syria government jails for the seventh year running. Shehabi, an English instructor at a UNRWA school, was kidnapped on December 17, 2012. Prior to his abduction, Shehabi had been taking

Mass Rally Staged in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Solidarity with Besieged Gaza

Mass Rally Staged in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Solidarity with Besieged Gaza

28-03-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees took to the streets of AlNeirab Camp in Aleppo to speak up against Israeli aggressions on the blockaded Gaza Strip and in protest at the US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the occupied

Relief Items Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families from Syria in Sudan

Relief Items Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families from Syria in Sudan

28-03-2019

Khayrah Ummah charity has handed over food baskets to displaced Palestinian families taking shelter in Sudan. The move, which has been funded by the Indonesian NGOs KNRP and ANDARA, makes part of underway endeavors to assuage the calamitous conditions endured

UNRWA: Food Aids for Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon to Be Suspended due to Funding Crisis

UNRWA: Food Aids for Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon to Be Suspended due to Funding Crisis

27-03-2019

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has warned of the imminent suspension of its food assistance services to Palestinian refugees from Syria in Lebanon in case life-saving funds are not immediately

PLO Envoy & Damascus Governor Discuss Situation in Yarmouk Camp

PLO Envoy & Damascus Governor Discuss Situation in Yarmouk Camp

27-03-2019

Director-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Anwar Abdul Hadi discussed with Damascus Governor, Adel Anwar AlAlabi, the latest developments in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus. In a meeting held with AlAlabi on Tuesday, March 26, at

Habitability Condition Assessment of Yarmouk Buildings Ongoing

Habitability Condition Assessment of Yarmouk Buildings Ongoing

27-03-2019

The studies company which entered Yarmouk Camp on Monday, March 18, has kept up efforts to assess the condition of civilian buildings and premises located at the main entrance to the camp and near the local municipality in Palestine Street

Palestinian Girl from Syria Wins Dutch Reading Competition for 2nd Time

Palestinian Girl from Syria Wins Dutch Reading Competition for 2nd Time

27-03-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Tasnim AlHazina, aged 14, has won the “Read2me” tournament in the Dutch city of Helmond, representing her Dr.Knippenberg College. Tasnim qualified for the final. The reading contest was performed at Stage High Woerd in Utrecht

Palestinian Refugee Zuheir Ibrahim Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Jail for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Zuheir Ibrahim Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Jail for 5th Year

27-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Zuheir Mohamed Ibrahim, born in 1971, has been locked up in Syrian government prisons for the fifth consecutive year. Zuheir was kidnapped by pro-government forces on May 1, 2014, at Ali AlWahsh checkpoint. His condition and whereabouts have

6 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead in February 2019

6 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead in February 2019

26-03-2019

AGPS documented the death of six Palestinian refugees in war-torn Syria in February 2019, down from 21 in February 2018. The list includes four Palestinian casualties in Damascus and another north of Syria. Damascus also topped the list of the

UNRWA: Number of Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon Goes Down

UNRWA: Number of Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon Goes Down

26-03-2019

UNRWA on Monday said 28,598 Palestinian refugees have been taking shelter in Lebanon, according to Statistics until the end of February, with a remarkable decrease from previous years. UNRWA data estimated that until December 2016 as many as 31

Turkey Denies Intent to Rescind Palestinian Refugees’ Travel Documents

Turkey Denies Intent to Rescind Palestinian Refugees’ Travel Documents

26-03-2019

Turkish sources denied reports about a recent decision by the Immigration and Passports Office to deactivate travel documents of Palestinian refugees. An anonymous source told Turkeyalaan.net on Thursday that reports about a decision by the Turkish Migration Office stipulating

2 Palestinians among 55 Illegal Migrants Rescued by Turkish Coast Guard

2 Palestinians among 55 Illegal Migrants Rescued by Turkish Coast Guard

26-03-2019

Turkish coast guard rescued 55 irregular migrants from a sinking rubber boat in the Aegean Sea off the country's southwestern coast on Saturday.  According to a statement by the Coastal Guard Command, the boat, carrying 52 Syrians, two

UNRWA: 18 Staff Members Dead, 28 Detained/Missing in Syria

UNRWA: 18 Staff Members Dead, 28 Detained/Missing in Syria

25-03-2019

To date, 18 UNRWA staff members have perished as a result of the Syrian conflict and a further 26 are missing and/or detained. UNRWA said victims were killed as a result of shelling, sniper attacks, bullet fire, abduction, or blasts

145 Palestinian Refugees Killed during ISIS Takeover of Yarmouk Camp

145 Palestinian Refugees Killed during ISIS Takeover of Yarmouk Camp

25-03-2019

AGPS kept record of the death of 145 Palestinian refugees in Yarmouk Camp during ISIS control of the area from April 2015 until the launch of the Syrian military operation on April 18, 2018. According to AGPS figures, 67 Palestinians

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

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

25-03-2019

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

Palestinian Woman & Her Daughter Held in Syrian Gov’t Prison for 6th Year

Palestinian Woman & Her Daughter Held in Syrian Gov’t Prison for 6th Year

25-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Shamsa AlRashdan, aged 56, and her daughter Asia Kweidar, aged 16, have been secretly locked up in Syrian state jails for six years in a row. The mother and her daughter, both residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian

Palestinian Family Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for over 6 Years

Palestinian Family Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for over 6 Years

24-03-2019

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

Deir Ballout Residents Speak Out against Trump’s Statement over Israel’s Sovereignty over Golan Heights

Deir Ballout Residents Speak Out against Trump’s Statement over Israel’s Sovereignty over Golan Heights

24-03-2019

Dozens of displaced Palestinian refugees took to the street in Deir Ballout Camp north of Syria, protesting the statements made by the U.S. President Donald Trump, in which he said that it is time for US to recognize Israel'

Palestinian Referee Joins AFC

Palestinian Referee Joins AFC

24-03-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Abdul Salam Halawa is taking part in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup as a referee. He is going to oversee a match between a Cambodian club and another from Myanmar. The competition was launched a few

Palestinian Scouts Honored in Homs

Palestinian Scouts Honored in Homs

24-03-2019

A ceremony was held by the Palestinian Scouts Club in Homs to celebrate the Brotherhood Day.  Palestinian scouts Abdullah Mohamed Kheir AlKhatib, Nafed Tawfiq AlSafadi, Salim Abdul Rahman Yasin, Bushra Khaled Sarhan, Farid Nadhim Darwish, and Ahmed Khalil Gharib

NEW Turk Post: Turkey Intends to Rescind Travel Documents of Palestinians from Syria

NEW Turk Post: Turkey Intends to Rescind Travel Documents of Palestinians from Syria

23-03-2019

The Turkish Immigration and Passports Office issued a new decision to deactivate travel documents of Palestinian refugees from Syria, the New Turk Post has reported. The Turkish Immigration Office also stipulated that only passports signed by Palestinian-Authority (PA) will be

Palestinian Refugee Bashir AlShaabi Jailed in Syria for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Bashir AlShaabi Jailed in Syria for 5th Year

23-03-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Bashir Mohamed AlShaabi has been held in Syrian state prisons for five consecutive years. His fate and condition remain mysterious. Bashir, a resident of the Homs-based AlAyedeen Camp for Palestinian refugees, was kidnapped on February 23

Palestinian Volunteers Engaged in Relief Mission in Deir Ballout Camp

Palestinian Volunteers Engaged in Relief Mission in Deir Ballout Camp

23-03-2019

Members of the Bab AlShams volunteer group in northern Syria have been engaged in the cleaning campaign kick-started some three months earlier in Deir Ballout Camp, where dozens of families displaced from Yarmouk Camp and other southern Damascus zones have

UN Data: 5,489 Buildings Destroyed in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

UN Data: 5,489 Buildings Destroyed in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

22-03-2019

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) published the results of an assessment of the damage to Syrian cities caused by seven years of relentless bombardment by the incumbent regime and its allies since 2011. The UNITAR published

107 Palestinian Women Secretly Jailed in Syrian Dungeons

107 Palestinian Women Secretly Jailed in Syrian Dungeons

22-03-2019

Dozens of Palestinian women and girls have been enduring mysterious fates in Syrian government dungeons, where scores of others died as a result of torture. AGPS kept account of the secret detention of 107 Palestinian women and girls sheltered in

Over 34 Palestinian Women Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails since 2011

Over 34 Palestinian Women Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails since 2011

22-03-2019

AGPS documented the death of 35 Palestinian women and girls under torture in Syrian government prisons. The total death toll among the Palestinians of Syria who have fallen prey to fatal torture in Syrian state prisons has hit 558, among

Palestinian Refugee & His Son Secretly Held in Syrian State Prison for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee & His Son Secretly Held in Syrian State Prison for 6th Year

22-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Ahmed Amin AlMajdoub and his son Hesham have been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state prisons, where they have been locked up for the 6th consecutive year. The father and his son, both residents of AlWalid area

484 Palestinian Women, Girls Killed in War-Torn Syria

484 Palestinian Women, Girls Killed in War-Torn Syria

21-03-2019

Statistics released by AGPS on the occasion of the Mother’s Day documented the death of 484 Palestinian women and girls all the way through Syria’s eight-year conflict, according to death toll data for the period from March 2011 until March

Makeshift Homes in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees Set on Fire by Electric Short Circuit

Makeshift Homes in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees Set on Fire by Electric Short Circuit

21-03-2019

Wildfires broke out at three residential barracks in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo after a short circuit suddenly rocked the area. The burned homes belong to Palestinian refugee Abu Frias AlHasan, Ibrahim Ibrahim, Mohamed Ibrahim, Abu Kassem Sa’ed

Family of Missing Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Information

Family of Missing Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Information

21-03-2019

The family of Palestinian refugee Abdullah Ahmed Akleh, a resident of AlHajar AlAswad, in Damascus, have called on the human rights institutions countrywide and overseas to work on disclosing the fate of their son, who has been missing for over

Palestinian Refugees Risk Their Lives Onboard Greece-Bound Migrant Boats

Palestinian Refugees Risk Their Lives Onboard Greece-Bound Migrant Boats

21-03-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria sheltered on Greek islands continue to sound distress signals over the exacerbated humanitarian conditions and fragile legal status they have been subjected to. Hundreds of Palestinians from Syria have risked their lives onboard the “death boats”

Palestinian Volunteers Take Part In Child Psychological Support Program in Syria

Palestinian Volunteers Take Part In Child Psychological Support Program in Syria

21-03-2019

Dozens of Palestinian youths volunteered for a psychological support training course kick-started on Saturday March 16 in Jaffa Medical Complex, Bisan Hospital in AlAyedeen Camp for Palestinian refugees in Hums, and in AlNeirab Camp in Aleppo. The five-day course has

Studies Company Shows Up in Yarmouk Camp to Inspect Damage Wrought on Civilian Structures

Studies Company Shows Up in Yarmouk Camp to Inspect Damage Wrought on Civilian Structures

20-03-2019

A studies company entered Yarmouk Camp on Monday, March 18, after it was tasked by Damascus Governorate, in cooperation with the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees, to assess the condition of civilian buildings and premises located at the main

Palestinian Sisters Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Sisters Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 6th Year

20-03-2019

Palestinian sisters Hoda Mahmoud Khatib, born in 1975, and Samira Mahmoud Khatib, born in 1970, have been enduring mysterious fates in Syrian government prisons for the sixth year running. The sisters, both residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south

AGPS Launches Telegram Group

AGPS Launches Telegram Group

20-03-2019

AGPS launched an official group on Telegram social media network in an attempt to enable users to access and share data about the Palestinians of Syria. Updated statistics and footages will be shared on the new group on a daily

Cash Allowances Delivered to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Cash Allowances Delivered to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

20-03-2019

UNRWA has transferred cash aids to Palestinian refugees from Syria in Lebanon via ATM cards. Every Palestinian family received a rental allowance of $100 and a food allowance worth 27$ per every refugee. Nearly 31,000 Palestinian refugees from Syria

UNRWA: 120,000 Palestine Refugees Fled War-Torn Syria

UNRWA: 120,000 Palestine Refugees Fled War-Torn Syria

19-03-2019

As many as 120,000 Palestine refugees have fled war-stricken Syria since 2011, including 28,000 to Lebanon, according to Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The Syrian conflict

UNRWA Denies Intent to Deport Palestine Refugees in Syria & Lebanon to Other Countries

UNRWA Denies Intent to Deport Palestine Refugees in Syria & Lebanon to Other Countries

19-03-2019

UNRWA has denied reports emerging on social media networks about its intent to transfer Palestine refugees taking shelter in Lebanon to other destinations. In a press statement, the agency said reports about an underway plan to move the refugees elsewhere

Vigil Held in Northern Syria over New Zealand’s Notorious Mosque Massacre

Vigil Held in Northern Syria over New Zealand’s Notorious Mosque Massacre

19-03-2019

Dozens of families taking shelter in Deir Ballout and AlMuhammadiya refugee camps, north of Syria, joined on Sunday a vigil staged in solidarity with the victims of New Zealand’s Friday mosque attack, which took away the lives of at least

Severe Humanitarian Crisis Rocks Hums-Based Palestine Refugee Camp

Severe Humanitarian Crisis Rocks Hums-Based Palestine Refugee Camp

19-03-2019

Palestinians taking shelter in AlAyedeen Camp in Hums have been facing a deteriorating humanitarian situation as a result of the price leap, absence of stable financial resources, the sharp shortage in gas and fuel supplies, the frequent power blackouts, and

Palestinian Refugee from Syria among 6 Palestinians Confirmed Killed in New Zealand’s Mosque Massacre

Palestinian Refugee from Syria among 6 Palestinians Confirmed Killed in New Zealand’s Mosque Massacre

18-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Amjad Hamid, aged 57, was pronounced dead in Friday's attack on two New Zealand mosques Hamid had immigrated to New Zealand 23 years ago to find a better future, his wife Hanan said. Hamid has not been seen since

Palestinian Girl from Syria Wins Gold Medal at West Asia Tennis Table Tournament

Palestinian Girl from Syria Wins Gold Medal at West Asia Tennis Table Tournament

18-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Alaa Nizar Fdheil’s team earned the gold medal at the West Asia Junior Table Tennis Tournament, held at Princess Soumaya Bint AlHasan Hall in AlHusain city between March 15 and 17. Alaa, sheltered in Khan Dannun Camp, in

Committee Pops in Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees to Work Out Power Crisis

Committee Pops in Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees to Work Out Power Crisis

18-03-2019

Activists in Handarat Camp for Palestinian refugees said a committee was dispatched by Aleppo’s Power Company to set a plan for operating electricity in the area and identifying adequate zones to install power poles. The activists added that maintenance works

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed AlGhodban Held in Syrian Jail for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed AlGhodban Held in Syrian Jail for 7th Year

18-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Mohamed AlGhodban has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons, where he has been held for over seven years. Mohamed, sheltered in AlAyedeen Camp, in Hums, was kidnapped on April 5, 2012, at the Hasya checkpoint

UNRWA’s Commissioner-General: Palestine Refugees in Syria Witnessing Large-Scale Devastation

UNRWA’s Commissioner-General: Palestine Refugees in Syria Witnessing Large-Scale Devastation

17-03-2019

Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) warned of the scale of destruction he has witnessed in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus. “When last visiting the Yarmouk

Palestinian Engineer Wahdan AlRawashdha Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Engineer Wahdan AlRawashdha Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 6th Year

17-03-2019

Palestinian engineer Wahdan Abdullah AlRawashdeh has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons, where he has been locked up for six years running. Wahdan was kidnapped from his home in Jdeidat Artouz, in Rif Dimashq, on January 3

Greek Gov’t Sends 900 Evacuation Notices to Refugees

Greek Gov’t Sends 900 Evacuation Notices to Refugees

17-03-2019

The government of Greece sent notifications to 900 asylum-seekers who were granted “refugee status” to evacuate their European-funded shelters by the end of March. Greek sources said the government will provide financial support for the refugees for three months only

Child Event Held in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Child Event Held in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

17-03-2019

Over 50 Palestinian children joined a cultural event held afternoon on Friday in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp in Rif Dimashq. Shows, chants, and traditional choreographies were performed as part of the event. AlSayeda Zeinab Camp has been gripped with dire socio-economic

Syrian Official: 3,000 Persons Submit Demands to Return to Yarmouk Camp

Syrian Official: 3,000 Persons Submit Demands to Return to Yarmouk Camp

16-03-2019

Member of Damascus Executive Committee Samir AlJazaerli said 3,000 persons have submitted applications to return to their homes in Yarmouk Camp. On February 4, a petition was handed over by the residents of Yarmouk Camp to Damascus governor Adel

Displaced Palestinians in Latakia Appeal for Urgent Intervention

Displaced Palestinians in Latakia Appeal for Urgent Intervention

16-03-2019

Displaced Palestinians urged UNRWA and the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees to take serious steps in order to assuage their calamitous situation in Latakia and hand them over much-needed relief aids. Activists said a meeting was held on March

Indonesia Announces US$1 Million Contribution for Palestine Refugees

Indonesia Announces US$1 Million Contribution for Palestine Refugees

16-03-2019

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, Retno Marsudi paid a landmark visit to the headquarters of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), in Amman, Jordan. During her

Seminar Staged by PRC & AGPS at UNHRC Warns of Exacerbated Situation of Displaced Palestinians in Northern Syria

Seminar Staged by PRC & AGPS at UNHRC Warns of Exacerbated Situation of Displaced Palestinians in Northern Syria

15-03-2019

The London-based Palestinian Return Centre (PRC), in partnership with the Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS), hosted on Wednesday a seminar on the sidelines of the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), to discuss the calamitous

Hamas Issues 6th Annual Report about Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Hamas Issues 6th Annual Report about Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

15-03-2019

Hamas Office of Refugee Affairs issued its sixth annual report about the situation of Palestinian refugees from Syria in Lebanon in 2018, seven years after a tide of mass exodus to Lebanon saw the day in December 2012. The report

Palestinian Families in AlNeirab Camp Launch Cry for Help over Water Crisis

Palestinian Families in AlNeirab Camp Launch Cry for Help over Water Crisis

15-03-2019

Palestinian refugees in Handarat Camp have been grappling with dire conditions due to the acute dearth in drinking-water supplies and breakdowns in local power networks. A memorandum handed over by the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees to the Director-General

Palestinian Refugee Nidhal AlMesri Secretly Jailed in Syria for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Nidhal AlMesri Secretly Jailed in Syria for 8th Year

15-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Nidhal AlMesri has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons, where he has been locked up for the eighth consecutive year. Nidhal, a paramedic, was kidnapped in December 2011 from an ambulance run by medical staff

PRC Sounds Alarm over Palestine Refugees in Northern Syria, Egypt, & Thailand at UNHRC

PRC Sounds Alarm over Palestine Refugees in Northern Syria, Egypt, & Thailand at UNHRC

14-03-2019

Two oral statements were delivered by the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) on Tuesday, March 12, as part of Agenda Item 4 of the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The first statement underscored the situation of 1

Lebanon Hospital Withholds Body of Palestinian Refugee over Treatment Fees

Lebanon Hospital Withholds Body of Palestinian Refugee over Treatment Fees

14-03-2019

The body of Palestinian refugee Mohamed Ahmed Eid has been withheld by a hospital in the southern Lebanese city of Sour (Tyre) after his family failed to shell out hospitalization fees. The administration of Jabal Amel Hospital in Sour has

UNRWA Urges Donor Parties to Rally Around Palestinians from Syria

UNRWA Urges Donor Parties to Rally Around Palestinians from Syria

14-03-2019

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has appealed to donor countries, gathering in Brussels on Thursday, not to forget the plight of the Palestinians in Syria and to donate the same

Free Medical Day Held in Badawi Camp North of Lebanon

Free Medical Day Held in Badawi Camp North of Lebanon

14-03-2019

The Medical Care Center of the Shifa Medical and Humanitarian Society in AlBadawi Camp, north of Lebanon, announced Saturday, March 16, a free medical day. The center said concerned patients and children will receive free general health diagnoses along with

Palestinian Refugee Yehya Khatib Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Jail for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Yehya Khatib Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian Jail for 8th Year

14-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Yehya Mahmoud Khatib has been secretly locked up in a Syrian state jail for the 8th consecutive year. Yehya, born in 1980 and sheltered in AlHusainiya Camp, was kidnapped by pr-government militias at AlHusainiya checkpoint, in Rif Dimashq

Leisure Activities Held by FIDAR for Displaced Children

Leisure Activities Held by FIDAR for Displaced Children

14-03-2019

A set of activities was held on Sunday by the Turkish Association to Support Palestine (FIDAR) for displaced Palestinian children from Syria in the southern Turkish city of Reyhanli. Sports activities and culture quizzes about the names of Palestinian cities

Syrian Authorities Drag Feet over Families’ Appeals to Return to Yarmouk Camp

Syrian Authorities Drag Feet over Families’ Appeals to Return to Yarmouk Camp

13-03-2019

Member of Damascus Executive Office, Samir Jazaerli, said, following a meeting held in Damascus on Monday, March 11, that civilians will not be allowed to return to their homes in Yarmouk Camp before the technical committees finalize their reports about

Launch of New Committee to Speak Up for Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria

Launch of New Committee to Speak Up for Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria

13-03-2019

A unified committee has been formed by Palestinian activists in Deir Ballout and AlMuhammadiya refugee camps to follow up on the situation of displaced Palestinian refugees north of Syria. The five-member committee took it upon its shoulder to transmit the

Palestinian Families in Ramadan Camp Grappling with Price Leap

Palestinian Families in Ramadan Camp Grappling with Price Leap

13-03-2019

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

5 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails in February

5 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails in February

13-03-2019

AGPS documented the death of five Palestinian refugees under torture in Syrian state prisons in February 2019. The casualties are: Mohamed Fuad Atiyeh and Khaled Samara, both residents of Yarmouk Camp, along with Faris Balsha and his son Mohamed who

Palestinian Refugee Ahmed Abdul Rahim Secretly Locked Up in Syrian Jail for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ahmed Abdul Rahim Secretly Locked Up in Syrian Jail for 5th Year

13-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Ahmed Fakhri Abdul Rahim has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons, where he has been held for the fifth consecutive year. Born in Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, Ahmed was kidnapped at the Ali AlWahsh

PRC to Host Seminar at UNHRC to Speak Up for Displaced Palestinians North of Syria

PRC to Host Seminar at UNHRC to Speak Up for Displaced Palestinians North of Syria

12-03-2019

The Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) and Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) have extended invitations for a side-event onboard of the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva to discuss the precarious situation of Palestinian

Fires Break Out in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Fires Break Out in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

12-03-2019

Fires broke out at dawn on Monday in a lumber mill in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, resulting in heavy material damage. AGPS field reporter said fires broke out at 5 a.m. and firefighters rushed to

Stray Dogs Sway Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Stray Dogs Sway Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian Refugees

12-03-2019

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 Refugee Ubaida Alyan Secretly Jailed in Syria

Palestinian Refugee Ubaida Alyan Secretly Jailed in Syria

12-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Ubaida Alyan, aged 26, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government lock-ups. Alyan was kidnapped by the government troops stationed in AlZahira, in Damascus, on March 31, 2014. AGPS kept record of the names of 1

11 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Fatally Shot by Turkish Gendarmerie

11 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Fatally Shot by Turkish Gendarmerie

11-03-2019

11 Palestinian refugees were gunned down by Turkish gendarmerie as they attempted to enter the Turkish territories, fleeing war-torn Syria. The list of casualties includes Mohamed Ahmed AlKhalili, from Yarmouk Camp. He was shot dead while attempting to enter Turkey

Red Cross Delegations Pops in Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Red Cross Delegations Pops in Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refugees

11-03-2019

A delegation of the International Red Cross paid a visit to Handarat Camp for Palestinian refugees in Aleppo in an attempt to follow up on the situation endured by civilians in the area. The delegation pledged to keep up efforts

Free Medical Day Carried Out in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Free Medical Day Carried Out in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

11-03-2019

A free medical day was staged by the Popular Action Commission for the residents of AlSayeda Zeinab Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq. A seminar held by medics as part of the event raised civilians’ awareness about healthy food

“Freedom Bus” in Brussels Speaks Up for Victims of Forced Disappearance in Syria

“Freedom Bus” in Brussels Speaks Up for Victims of Forced Disappearance in Syria

11-03-2019

The “Families for Freedom” movement called for a rally in Brussels in solidarity with the missing and detained people in Syria. A so-called “Bus for Freedom” trip staged by the movement embarked from London in November 2017, passing through European

AGPS: 3,920 Palestinian Refugees Pronounced Dead in War-Torn Syria

AGPS: 3,920 Palestinian Refugees Pronounced Dead in War-Torn Syria

10-03-2019

AGPS has documented the death of 3,920 Palestinian refugees in Syria, including 478 women and girls, since 2011, as a result of war-related incidents. Yarmouk Camp topped the list with 1,422 casualties, followed by 263 in Daraa Camp

Over 10,000 Protesters in Istanbul Speak Up for Women in Syrian Jails

Over 10,000 Protesters in Istanbul Speak Up for Women in Syrian Jails

10-03-2019

Over 10,000 protesters from different nationalities took to Istanbul streets on Thursday, urging the Syrian authorities to immediately release all children and women held in jail. A consortium of NGOs and human rights groups took part in the rally

Palestinian Refugee Ammar Bdeiwi Held in Syrian Gov’t Prison for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ammar Bdeiwi Held in Syrian Gov’t Prison for 5th Year

10-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Ammar Bdeiwi, called Abu Udai, has been locked up in Syrian government jails for the fifth consecutive year. Ammar, who took shelter in AlAyedeen Camp in Hums before he moved to the Hama-based refugee camp, was arrested in

Free Pediatric Surgeries to Be Carried Out in Lebanon

Free Pediatric Surgeries to Be Carried Out in Lebanon

10-03-2019

The Union of Relief and Development Associations in Lebanon (URDA) announced the launch of a campaign to repair children’s testicular abnormalities, hernia, and hypospadias. The union said the medical surgeries are to be carried out for free by pediatric surgeons

On Int’l Women’s Day: Families Slam Silence of Int’l Community over Women, Children Jailed in Syria

On Int’l Women’s Day: Families Slam Silence of Int’l Community over Women, Children Jailed in Syria

09-03-2019

Families of Palestinian women and girls continue to voice their deep disappointment over the apathy maintained by the international community, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the human rights NGOs regarding the mystery in which their relatives’ fates and whereabouts have

37 Palestinian Female Refugees Missing in War-Torn Syria

37 Palestinian Female Refugees Missing in War-Torn Syria

09-03-2019

37 Palestinian women and girls have gone missing since the outbreak of the Syrian conflict. The list includes nine female refugees from Yarmouk Camp and 10 from AlTadhamun neighborhood. According to activists, several abductions were carried under the security guise

Palestinian Refugee Jihad Edris Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Jihad Edris Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 6th Year

09-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Jihad Edris, from AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, has been secretly held in Syrian state prisons since February 9, 2013. He was spotted a few months following his abduction in a Damascus detention center. AGPS documented the secret detention

2 Migrant Children Drown off Greek Coast

2 Migrant Children Drown off Greek Coast

09-03-2019

The Hellenic Coast Guard said a man and two children died on Thursday when a boat they were travelling on sank just off the coast of the Aegean island of Samos in Greece. According to the national coast guard of

On Int’l Women’s Day: Thousands of Palestinian Women Displaced, Tortured in War-Torn Syria

On Int’l Women’s Day: Thousands of Palestinian Women Displaced, Tortured in War-Torn Syria

08-03-2019

AGPS documented the death of 478 Palestinian women and girls from Syria due to reasons related to deadly shelling, lack of health care, and fatal torture. At least 35 Palestinian women and girls were tortured in Syrian government dungeons, some

2 Children Recued from Fire Rocking AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

2 Children Recued from Fire Rocking AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

08-03-2019

Two children below three years of age were rescued after fires broke out inside their family home. The children kept crying for help before a number of residents rushed to the scene and took them out. The house belongs to

Turkey Bans Migrants from Syria from Traveling to Greek Cities

Turkey Bans Migrants from Syria from Traveling to Greek Cities

08-03-2019

The Turkish Immigration Department issued on Friday a decision outlawing the travel of migrants from Syria to Greek cities adjacent to northwestern Turkey. The Turkey in Arabic news site quoted a private source as stating that the decision was issued

AGPS Launches WhatsApp Group for Palestinians from Syria in Sudan

AGPS Launches WhatsApp Group for Palestinians from Syria in Sudan

08-03-2019

AGPS launched an e-group via WhatsApp for Palestinians from Syria in Sudan in an attempt to help refugees to speak up for their rights and concerns. The group does not provide direct relief assistance. It seeks to transmit the voice

Displaced Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria Launch Cry for Help

Displaced Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria Launch Cry for Help

07-03-2019

Dozens of displaced Palestinians who were forcibly deported to northern Syria continue to urge UNRWA and the other concerned institutions to take urgent action regarding their abject conditions. In appeals emailed to AGPS, the refugees expressed their deep concern over

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Latakia

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Latakia

07-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Ayman Saad Hasan, born in 1985, was killed in a shooting attack on the Latakia-based Officers Club. The drive-by shooting was carried out by two gunmen driving a Daihatsu car. Life ammunition and hand grenades were unleashed, killing

Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Power Blackout

Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Power Blackout

07-03-2019

An anonymous gang released the Palestinian refugee Mohamed Ghanam, a resident of AlNeirab Camp in Aleppo, after they arbitrarily held him captive for nearly 30 days. Scores of Palestinian refugees have been killed and dozens kidnapped by armed militias in

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Ghanam Released by Anonymous Militia

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Ghanam Released by Anonymous Militia

07-03-2019

Residents of Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees south of Syria have called on the concerned authorities to work on rehabilitating power networks in the area. Civilians said power lines which were damaged as a result of the heavy shelling rocking

Japan Contributes $7 Million in Aid for Palestine Refugees from Syria

Japan Contributes $7 Million in Aid for Palestine Refugees from Syria

07-03-2019

The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The sum will go towards the Agency’s core programs of health care, sanitation, and hygiene

Palestinian Refugee Islam Arsan Locked Up in Syrian State Jail for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Islam Arsan Locked Up in Syrian State Jail for 7th Year

07-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Islam Abdullah Arsan has been kept in Syrian state jails for the seventh year running. Islam, a resident of Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees, was arrested by security forces from the Sa’sa’ Branch in Darousha, in Rif

6 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead in February 2019

6 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead in February 2019

06-03-2019

AGPS documented the death of six Palestinian refugees from Syria in February 2019. The list includes five refugees who were tortured to death in Syrian government prisons and another who drowned at sea.

Palestinian Refugee Ghassan AlBreiki Secretly Jailed in Syria for 3rd Year

Palestinian Refugee Ghassan AlBreiki Secretly Jailed in Syria for 3rd Year

06-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Ghassan Ezzet AlBreiki has been mysteriously held in Syrian state jails for the third consecutive year. A resident of AlMuzeireeb town, Ghassan was arrested by the government forces in Daraa on September 25, 2016. According to AGPS data

Sign Language Courses to Be Held in Jaramana Camp

Sign Language Courses to Be Held in Jaramana Camp

06-03-2019

The Community Development Center in Jaramana camp for Palestinian refugees announced the launch of sign language courses for deaf and dumb people who yearn for better communication and social integration. Concerned learners will be reportedly transferred by UNRWA to Damascus

Palestine Embassy in Damascus Honors Palestinian Artists

Palestine Embassy in Damascus Honors Palestinian Artists

06-03-2019

The Palestinian embassy in Damascus honored on Sunday, March 3, a number of Palestinian and Syrian artists who have spoken up for the Palestinian cause. Palestine’s Ambassador and a number of artists and diplomats were in attendance. Member of Fatah’s

32 Palestinians Take Part In Cultural Exhibition in Damascus

32 Palestinians Take Part In Cultural Exhibition in Damascus

06-03-2019

32 Palestinian artists joined an art exhibition organized by the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), in cooperation with the General Federation of Palestinian Visual Artists. The event was staged on Monday, March 4, at the Arab Cultural

Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Refugee Camp Call for Safe Return to Palestine

Displaced Families in Deir Ballout Refugee Camp Call for Safe Return to Palestine

05-03-2019

Palestinian families displaced to northern Syria rallied on Monday, March 4, in Deir Ballout Camp, protesting their dire conditions in the poorly-equipped tents. The displaced refugees called on the concerned institutions to take urgent action so as to assuage their

Palestinians Kidnapped from Hama Allegedly Sent to Syrian Gov’t Prisons

Palestinians Kidnapped from Hama Allegedly Sent to Syrian Gov’t Prisons

05-03-2019

The Network of Palestinian Refugee Camps said the Syrian security forces sent dozens of Palestinian refugees arrested in Hama to Sednaya military prison and to another a jail in Qudsaya. The so-called 215 Intelligence Branch arrested 58 Palestinians displaced from

Fires Break Out in Muhammadiya Camp North of Syria

Fires Break Out in Muhammadiya Camp North of Syria

05-03-2019

Fires broke out in AlMuhammadiya refugee camp, southwest of Afrin city, north of Syria. A refugee tent was burned down in the incident. Other tents sustained damage.

Jaramana Residents Denounce Dearth in Drinking Water

Jaramana Residents Denounce Dearth in Drinking Water

05-03-2019

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have been grappling with a water blackout which has been ongoing for days. Residents of Jaramana Camp, located a few kilometers away from central Damascus, continue to set off alarm

Afghanistan Contributes $1 Million to UNRWA

Afghanistan Contributes $1 Million to UNRWA

05-03-2019

The government of Afghanistan has contributed $1 million to the main United Nations agency that supports Palestinian refugees. In a ceremony in Istanbul on March 3, Abdul Rahim Sayed Jan, Afghanistan's ambassador to Turkey, handed the donation to Pierre

Palestinian Poet in Syria Mahmoud Mufleh Awarded Honorary PhD

Palestinian Poet in Syria Mahmoud Mufleh Awarded Honorary PhD

05-03-2019

Palestinian author Mahmoud Husain Mufleh received an honorary PhD in poetry from the International Academy of Arts and Media in Egypt. Mufleh hailed the move and expressed his deep pride of the honorary degree, which he said is a sign

Palestinian Refugee Detained in Greece for 8th Month

Palestinian Refugee Detained in Greece for 8th Month

04-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Yasser Fa’our has been kept in custody in Greece for the eighth month running over allegations of assaulting Greek police and attempting to burn state property, among other counterfeit charges. Reaching out to AGPS, Fa’our said he had

Palestinian Refugee Karam Afani Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Karam Afani Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

04-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Karam Ahmad Afani, aged 26, has been mysteriously locked up in Syrian state prisons since September 15, 2013. Karam, a resident of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus, was arrested in Qudsaya, in Rif Dimashq. AGPS

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Qualifies for West Asia Table Tennis Tournament in Jordan

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Qualifies for West Asia Table Tennis Tournament in Jordan

04-03-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Alaa Nizar Fdheil has qualified for the West Asia Junior Table Tennis Tournament, set to be held at Princess Soumaya Bint AlHasan Hall in AlHusain city between March 15 and 17. Alaa, sheltered in Khan Dannun

OIC to Launch Endowment Fund for UNRWA

OIC to Launch Endowment Fund for UNRWA

04-03-2019

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) endorsed on Saturday the establishment of an endowment fund to ensure the sustainable financing of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), reported the Saudi Press Agency. The agreement was reached during a

Afaak Education Center Boosts Academic Output of Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon

Afaak Education Center Boosts Academic Output of Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon

03-03-2019

Over 180 school drop-outs among the Palestinians of Syria have benefited from the education and development programs provided by Afaak Education Center in Wadi AlZineh, south of Lebanon. Director of Afaak Center, Maher Abboud, who was displaced from Yarmouk Camp

EU Madad Fund Contributes EUR 2 Million to Palestine Refugees in Jordan

EU Madad Fund Contributes EUR 2 Million to Palestine Refugees in Jordan

03-03-2019

The European Union member states (Madad Fund) contributed EUR 2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) as part of the EU's “Strengthening the Resilience of Palestine Refugees in

Palestinian Refugee Mysteriously Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Mysteriously Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

03-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Abdullah Ali Seyam, a resident of Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, has been secretly held in Syrian government jails since July 15, 2013. He was arrested at a government checkpoint in AlSabina, south of Damascus. AGPS kept record

Greek Gov’t to Cut Refugee Aids

Greek Gov’t to Cut Refugee Aids

03-03-2019

Greece’s Ministry of Migration Policy announced its decision to suspend aids allotted for refugees who were granted subsidiary protection or asylum before August 2017. According to Greek news outlets, the Greek authorities will gradually notify refugees with subsidiary protection/asylum status

Displaced Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Information over Missing Wife & Toddler

Displaced Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Information over Missing Wife & Toddler

02-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Mustafa Mahmoud AlNaser, called Abu Bakr AlHalabi, continues to appeal for information over the condition and whereabouts of his wife Israa AlHariri, with whom he has lost contact since May 2018, when thousands were deported from Yarmouk Camp

URNWA’S Syria Director Meets with Fatah Official over Situation in Yarmouk Camp

URNWA’S Syria Director Meets with Fatah Official over Situation in Yarmouk Camp

02-03-2019

UNRWA’s Director of Programs, Syria Field Office, Amanya Michael Ebye, and member of the Fatah Central Committee, Samir AlRefa’i discussed the situation of Palestinian refugees in war-torn Syrian and the vital role paid by the UN refugee agency to assuage the calamitous condition

Palestinian Family Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for over 6 Years

Palestinian Family Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for over 6 Years

02-03-2019

10 members of a Palestinian refugee family have been held 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 (born

Palestinian from Syria Wins Gold Medal in Austria Kickboxing Contest

Palestinian from Syria Wins Gold Medal in Austria Kickboxing Contest

02-03-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Fidaa Suleiman earned the gold medal in Austria’s 2019 Kickboxing Championship, in the second such medal won at the competition. A few days earlier, Palestinian refugee from Syria Hamza AlKurdi, aged 24, received a gold medal

Palestinian Refugee in Thailand at Risk of Refoulement

Palestinian Refugee in Thailand at Risk of Refoulement

01-03-2019

Over 50 Palestinian families who fled war-torn Syria to Thailand continue to face extremely dire conditions due to the crackdowns perpetrated by the Thai authorities and the absence of serious humanitarian action by the national and international human rights bodies

Palestinian Refugees Suffer Upshots of Security Turmoil in Qudsaya

Palestinian Refugees Suffer Upshots of Security Turmoil in Qudsaya

01-03-2019

Displaced Palestinian families taking shelter in Qudsaya town, in Rif Dimashq, continue to sound the alarm over the security turmoil overwhelming the area and the heavy deployment of political security forces across residential alleyways. Local activists said a number of

Palestinian Refugee Fayad Shehabi Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Fayad Shehabi Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

01-03-2019

Palestinian refugee Fayad Abdul Karim Shehabi has been locked up under mysterious circumstances in Syrian state prisons since November 2013. An ex-prisoner said he had met Fayad, a resident of Yarmouk Camp, in 2014 in Branch 215. Other reports said

Medical Delegation to Carry Out Free Checks to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Medical Delegation to Carry Out Free Checks to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

01-03-2019

The Syrian American Medical Society Foundation (SAMS) announced the launch of its medical program for the displaced Palestinians of Syria and Syrians in Lebanon. Free surgeries will be carried out for patients with face, nose, and ear deformities and throat