Author Archives: Allison Deger and Tareq Alsamman

About Allison Deger and Tareq Alsamman

Allison Deger is an Assistant Editor for Mondoweiss and Tareq Alsamman is a researcher at Stanford University, graphic designer, and political activist with the opposition group Building the Syrian State.

Syrian crisis moves into the camps: 20 Palestinians killed in Damascus refugee camp

The Palestinian camps in Syria have again been engulfed by the crisis in the country as 20 refugees were killed August 2nd in a Damascus United Nations-run camp. While international news agencies and the UN have not named the al-Assad regime as responsible for the Palestinians’ deaths, a spokesman for Yarmouk camp and citizen journalist, Ramy al-Asheq, confirmed that the al-Assad regime and pro-government militias were behind the two fatal blasts that targeted civilians at a mini-market in an outdoor souq.

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