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London, 10/03/2015. Today, activists held a demonstration outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) HQ in London in support and solidarity with the Palestinian refugees confined and "trapped" in the Yarmouk camp in Damascus. From the organisers Facebook page: <<Yarmouk - a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus - has been a site of conflict and siege for two years. There has been no electricity in the camp for 680 days, and water has been cut off for 170 days. Little aid is allowed to enter Yarmouk, despite it being in the capital, through which all relief aid to Syria is transported. The Syrian regime controls several entrances to Yarmouk, but has not been allowing more than a trickle to enter. Fighters from various factions are present in the camp and it has become a battleground where civilians are trapped in a combat zone. Once home to 200,000 Palestinians and Syrians, now only 20,000 remain. The only inhabitants are now the poorest who cannot afford to abandon their homes, and those who refuse to leave. Palestinians in Yarmouk feel they have been forgotten and have called for protests in the street to bring attention to their situation, and help relieve the suffocating siege which has lead to hundreds of deaths. […]>>.<br />
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London, 10/03/2015. Today, activists held a demonstration outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) HQ in London in support and solidarity with the Palestinian refugees confined and "trapped" in the Yarmouk camp in Damascus. From the organisers Facebook page: <<Yarmouk - a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus - has been a site of conflict and siege for two years. There has been no electricity in the camp for 680 days, and water has been cut off for 170...
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