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Barghouti was one of the founding members of Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and cultural boycott of Israel (PACBI), which launched BDS campaign against Israel in July 2005.
According to UNICEF Baseline Survey published in 2016 on Lebanon, the highest percentage of women currently married or in union between the age of 15 years old and 19 can be found among Syrian refugees at 27 percent, followed by Palestinian ...
HIGHLIGHTS UNRWA estimates that during 2016 Gaza Field Office generated more than 27700 jobs, including over 14700 regular staff, more than 4600 Job ...
A group of young dancers and Rappers from the Dheisheh refugee camp in the occupied West Bank are on tour, bringing original music, hip-hop and dabke folk dance to audiences across the US.
On 17 March, Israeli forces shot and killed a 16-year-old Palestinian boy during clashes that erupted next to Al 'Arrub refugee camp (Hebron); according to Israeli military sources, the shooting took place in response to the throwing of Molotov cocktails.
children comprise more than half the refugee population worldwide, so refugees - especially children - must be integrated into national systems, the assistant high commissioner for protection at UNHCR said.
The refugee camps are administered by the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN organisation created in 1948 for Palestinian refugees. Area A is under Palestinian Authority control (15 percent of the West Bank territories), while Area B is ...
Karachi: Confining themselves to a very small space on a reasonably large stage of the auditorium these young grads from the drama school located in the middle of a refugee camp in the small town of Jenin, not only recreate the tragic irony of the ...
The UNRWA education Programme in Gaza invests great efforts to provide Palestine refugee children with access to equitable and inclusive quality education.
In recent years, conditions have significantly deteriorated, Firas told Defense for children International - Palestine, and his children have noticed.
Most well known is Israeli law conferring on Jews worldwide the right to enter Israel and obtain Israeli citizenship regardless of their countries of origin and whether or not they can show links to Israel-Palestine, while withholding any comparable ...
Clashes broke in al-Arroub refugee camp during the funeral for Murad Yousef Abu Ghazi, 16 years old, on Saturday. A day prior, Abu Gazi was killed by Israeli forces.
For UN refugee agencies more specifically: UNHCR received $1,508,067,996 and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) received $359,498,574. Both refugee agencies (UNRWA assists only ...
... children's Alliance & Shoruq Organization for a stunning youth debka & girls hip-hop performance celebrating Palestine! Using original music and dance, young people from Deheisheh refugee camp share the history and daily life of Palestinian refugees.
Paris: Staccato lyrics may be no match for Bashar Assad's military firepower, but two brothers, who fled to Paris from Syria and perform as "refugees of Rap," ...
Brussels, March 19 (KUNA) -- Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson, has praised the support by Kuwait and other gulf states to ...
There are 300,000 refugees from Palestine living in Syria and the conflict has affected them as much as it has affected anyone else.
"All of us here are refugees, we live in a refugee camp," one teen said. They went to Richmond with a message on what life is like in those camps and performed a traditional Palestinian dance called Debka. But most of the teens who have lived their ...
Venezuela was one of the first countries to donate humanitarian aid to Gaza after Israel's 2014 assault while donating funds for Palestinian child refugees. Later that year, the socialist government awarded over 1,000 Palestinian students scholarships ...
Hebron, Palestinian Territories: Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank on Friday shot dead a Palestinian teenager during clashes near the city of Hebron, Palestinian officials said. The army said soldiers opened fire at assailants throwing petrol ...
A Palestinian teenager was killed by Israeli forces near a refugee camp in the West Bank, after Israeli forces were attacked, Israeli media report.
1. The present report provides a comprehensive assessment of the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006) since my predecessor's report of 4 November 2016 (S/2016/931).
"We want to integrate with the Maltese, but integration is a two-way street. Many migrants are treated badly from the very first day and made to wait for hours outside the refugee Commissioner's office with their children in the sun or rain. They are ...
(AP Photo/Hatem Moussa). In this Tuesday March 14, 2017 photo, Palestinian artist Mohammed Abu Hashish, 28, shapes a foot in his small workshop in a refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. The artist is crafting art out of honeycomb to draw attention t.
In January, a 17-year-old Palestinian teen was killed by Israeli Border Patrol fire during clashes in the West Bank. The army said at the time that one of the Palestinians had thrown stones at the forces and they responded with fire from a Ruger 10/22 ...
Gaza City, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza artist is crafting artworks out of honeycomb to draw attention to Palestinians who lost limbs in fighting with Israel.
... perform as "refugees of Rap," find sniping with words a liberating experience. Having grown up officially stateless in a Palestinian refugee camp in Syria, Yaser and Mohamed Jamous rap in Arabic about the war they have fled and their new life in ...
Today, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF), the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Taawon - Lebanon, Islamic Relief, the Palestine children's ...
Sacramento State's students for Justice in Palestine hosted the "Through the Eyes of refugees" panel in the Union on Tuesday evening.
"Predominately Arab and Muslim, the population of Jordan today is nearly 8 million, with an influx of at least 1 million refugees from Syria in the last two years," the report said. "Jordan is also host to large populations of registered Palestinian ...
As part of their continuous efforts to support the Palestinian people, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an amendment to the memorandum ...
This was a direct reference to the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO). ... During their protest, the refugees called on the UN secretary-general to resume the distribution of aid among the Palestinians trapped in UN-registered refugee camps in Syria.
The singer is one of millions of stateless Palestinian refugees in the world, many of whom are descendants of those who were exiled or fled in 1948 when militant forces sought to remove Palestinians from the land to create the State of Israel.
Beirut (AP) - Lebanon's state news agency says one Palestinian has been killed and others wounded during intense clashes that erupted in one of the capital's crowded southern suburbs.
Construction of schools and infrastructure projects: In 2016, UNRWA completed the construction of 24 new school buildings, addressing the current and future ...
Beirut, March 10 (KUNA) -- One Palestinian refugee was killed and other persons were injured in armed clashes in perimeter of the Palestinian Bourj ...
The government of Sweden, through the Swedish International Development Agency Cooperation (SIDA), has contributed SEK 60 million (approximately US$ 6.6 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East ...
Brussels, March 9 (KUNA) -- The European Parliament's Delegation for relations with Palestine urged the EU Thursday to act urgently to prevent the demolition of Khan Al-Ahmar, a Bedouin refugee community in Palestine's West Bank. The Delegation has ...
Five years ago UNRWA started to commemorate the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan - which had killed over 15,890 persons - with a "kites of Hope" event in Gaza.
UNRWA is alarmed by the escalation of violence in Dera'a Governorate, south of the Syrian capital, Damascus. Fighting among parties to the conflict in the area is causing the displacement of Palestine refugees, impeding humanitarian access to critical ...
Her family, who qualify by almost any criteria as refugees, have witnessed much of what has gone wrong in Greece since the country became the gateway to Europe for record numbers of refugees and migrants. From their arrival at Moria on Lesbos, to ...
The European Commission for Humanitarian Operations (ECHO) has contributed a total of EUR 5 million (US$ 5.4 million) to UNRWA in support of the Agency's emergency response in Syria.
Armed clashes flared up in Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas visited Lebanon, making the discussion of the security issue a ...
... is the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, in population and in size, accommodating more than 120,000 residents, among them 54,116 refugees registered with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.
The hotel is located on Karytas hospital Street and right by Israeli Checkpoint 300, which is steps away from the Aida Palestinian refugee camp. The site has larger-than-life views of Israel's West Bank Barrier ... Although some people were skeptical ...
ISIS, who are occupying large areas on the al-Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria's Damascus, executed four Palestinian refugees. They also issued orders to their gunmen to execute any person who raises the Palestinian flag. Representational image.
Hundreds of Palestinian refugees from Syria are living difficult lives in Greek refugee camps, an organisation calling itself the Task Group for the Palestinians in Syria said on Friday.
Fighters of ISIS terrorist organization in Syria, occupying large areas on the al-Yarmouk refugee camp, in Damascus, have executed, among others, four Palestinian refugees, and issued orders to its gunmen to execute any person who raises a Palestinian ...
Beirut// Humanitarian aid has been distributed to more than 1,000 families at a Palestinian refugee camp, by the UAE Embassy in Lebanon.


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