More than 5,200 Palestinians dead or missing in Syria war

An “Action Group for Palestinians” this week released the first figures of Palestinians lost in the seven years of the Syrian civil war: 5,222 dead and missing. A breakdown shows at least 3,840 killed in Syrian bombardments of Palestinian refugee camps and in Bashar Assad’s detention and interrogation centers which are notorious for their brutality. A second list reports that the fate of 1,682 Palestinians is unknown. Some may be still be hidden away in Syrian prisons. This report has drawn no response  from Palestinian Authority official bodies including Mahmoud Abbas; Neither has the PA ever criticized the Syrian President or his Iranian and Hizballah allies for their mistreatment of Palestinians living in Syria.

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