Since the 1948 Palestinian exodus, Syria has been a safe and welcoming home for around 427,000 Palestinian refugees, with a number of them choosing to live in specially-constructed camps on the outskirts of Damascus. With the exception of the right to vote and to hold government positions, Palestinians enjoy the same citizenship rights as Syrians, and are granted travel documents with unrestricted regulations on their residency.
Starved, displaced and kidnapped
Since the beginning of the war, Palestinians - such as those in the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp - have suffered the same as SyriansDr. Halla Diyab