8th Days Sit In of The Palestinian refugees from Syria

Still the Palestinian refugees from Syria continuing their Sit In in the street in front of the Main Office of UNRWA in Beirut with their children and families waiting any positive answer to solve their misery conditions and suffering out of the lack of minimum needs of normal living… Their requests still to have a Housing, hospitalization, Education and food…

Two day ago it has rained, they didn’t have place to hide them selves at the middle of night, everything became wet, the few blankets and mattresses and themselves… The volunteers who rush to help couldn’t do anything,,, when we thought to move at least the children and women to their homes until morning,, the surprise was that many of them have no houses to go to… At morning some of them got sick and pain especially the children and the old ones whom already sick… Few children and old mothers were Lucky to protect them in 3 volunteers cars and a small mini Bus… while the rest remain under the rain.

Yesterday the refugees have faced three critical cases,,,
First was a child in very bad situation after they found a Rat eating his foot.
Second, a child fall and got bad injury in the head.
Third A child got sick out of the condition of Sit in with the cold weather at night…

When they took the children for treatment they were requested for money even the three cases were emergency cases… So they had to ask the people to help for paying the hospitals and medicine…
Up to now UNRWA and the international community, and even some Palestinian associations and socil or privet organization are deaf and blind to hear or see those protesters living in the street since 8 days with no cover, food or water except what the generosity of the persons or groups who are trying to get them a little of the needs… Up to now UNRWA is still closing the gates in their faces even to use a toilet or washing their faces… Women and children have to search for a hidden corner where to help them selves to use instead of Toilet… They asked the municipality to help with Mobile toilet, but till now they are getting promises not more…

The situation is getting everyday from bad to worse… As a result of this ignorant policy toward the refugees from Syria it has provoke the Palestinian refugee camps population in Lebanon, So many people start planning for action support to the protestors, Then UNRWA, the international bodies, The Lebanese Government, PLO have to carry their responsibilities to find solution equal to what they did in other areas in Lebanon…

UNRWA is trying to play smart through announcing about soon distribution to the Refugees,,, But the refugees from Syria they are refusing this fooling around policy,,, They want clear commitment to their requests at least monthly and not occasionally…

So while we thank all the friends who have provided those poor victim of the war in Syria, we call again all the friends and everybody who could help to support with what ever is available… Children milk, Hygiene, Blankets, Mattresses, Food, medicine, money, Until UNRWA and Lebanese Government and the Western and Arab supporters of the war in Syria see the civilians how they are surviving in the streets’ Pavements…

Next time we will names the international and national and usual foreign donors who are hesitating to help this time…


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The Palestinian Refugees from Syria started a Sit IN

Dear friends,

I would like to inform you that the Palestinian Refugees from Syria are now, for the 5th day making a Sit In in front of the Main Office of UNRWA in Beirut. This is after they became fully convinced that they are forgotten and will not be receiving real support. Although they appreciate the initiatives from this association or another, and the individual solidarity, but all what have received is still less than the minimum of what the refugees need concerning Housing, Health Care (Hospitalization) Education, nutrition, (children milk, Hygiene , cloths), etc…

The refugees are suffering out of the high living costs in Lebanon, while they have lost everything in Syria, in addition to the fact that they are threatened to be thrown on the street.

Of course, we do understand and support their loud voice out of their pain and we do believe they should benefit from what the Child Rights, Human Rights, and Refugee Rights treaties call for in order for them to survive, with dignity and respect. We do believe this situation will carry a huge threat to the children’s safety and protection from delinquency, child labor, drop out of schools, moral and physical abuse and exploitation.

CYC is standing beside this popular strike, and supporting their action, as well as calling for all who can give a hand to them to not hesitate. Therefore, whatever you can provide can be of big help to them. We consider their strike supportive to all the NGO’s demanding for emergency and relief work for the refugees.

The Refugees stopped believing the excuses of the donors. such like lack of acknowledge, or they work on need assessment, or waiting the answers for their appeals. The refugees believe that the government’s concern is directed to support mainly the military groups and gang who are involved in the war in Syria, and not planning to support civilians whom are left without protection and support.

We do ask our friends NGO’s, association and individuals, Palestinian, Lebanese, Arab and international to help those families who are sitting on the street under the sun in the day and cold at night without any possibilities. what ever is needed, financial, material or moral support, blankets, food, visit support, milk and diapers, clothes, since everything can be useful to them in the situation they are in right now. It a duty to all of us to play a human supportive role for those to get minimum normal life in a shelter and protect their children…
Unfortunately UNRWA has closed The main gate in their faces, isolated them out of the wall to the street, deprived the mothers and children even from using a toilet or water to wash…

Children & Youth Centre – CYC

CYC celebrate the International Womens Day

On 9th March CYC in the presence of the popular committee, political organizations, NGO’s representatives and people of the camp has received Ms. Amneh Jebril the president of the Palestinian Women Union in Lebanon… Mr. Abu Moujahed the director of CYC has open the occasion with welcoming Ms. Amneh and the presences, noting that 8 of March is a special occasion for the women everywhere, it struggle for equity and her right to share equally in the decision, positions and responsibility… This Day is to see her self not only the mother, sister, wife or daughter or second after the man, but her self as individual, independent, having all right of her self. Abu Moujahed greet UNRWA in Gaza for counseling the Marathon after Hamas authority refused the women to participate in the race… He said these decisions take us back word, what about our mothers and grandmothers who use to fight with the men during the revolution 1936. what about the martyr Dalal Al Moughrabi who martyred with other men in 1978 in occupied Palestine. those who are using the religion to tight the women and see them just made, slave or followers the the man. The women always were and still able to play great role…

Ms. Amneh Jebril Has greeted the women struggle in the world, especially in Palestine under the occupation for the freedom, just, independent and sovereignty… She has has mention to glory position of the Palestinian women and men in the Israel occupation Jail, where they are presenting a heroic stead feet.

Ms. Amneh mention for the Palestinian woman in the camps if Syria, who is facing the fire, destruction and death,,, which obliged thousands to escape to other countries.
The Palestinian people in spite of all the Occupation aggression, and oppression still determine to hold their rights and struggle by their live flesh and through popular resistance to stop all the Zionist policies, steeling the lands, destroying houses, uprooted Olive trees and settlement. and the Racism discrimination wall.
Mrs. Jebril on behalf of Palestinian Women Union said:

  • We do condemned the Israel occupation crimes of shooting the people with live bullets and poisoning gas,
  • Israel is carrying the responsibility on the safety and lives of the prisoners. mainly who are in Hunger strike.
  • Judging Israel for its crime of killing the detainee Arafat Jaradat..
  • Ending the siege of Gaza and west Bank
  • We call for the Palestinian national unity,
  • Keep the Palestinian Camps out of the two sides of war in Syria…
  • Urging UNRWA to take its responsibility toward the Palestinian refugee of Syria
  • Speeding the reconstruction of Nahr El Bared camp..
  • Greetings to the struggler women of Palestine and all over the world who are fighting for the Freedom, dignity and Independence …specially the prisoners, specially who are in Hunger strike

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On The International Women’s Day 8 March occasion

It’s Pleasure to Children & Youth Centre to invite you to celebrate

The occasion and attend a lecture of:

The Palestinian Woman Conditions Within the Current Changes

Introduced By the struggler sister, Ms. Amni Jibrel

The president of the Palestinian Women Union in Lebanon

Date: Saturday 9 March at 3:00 pm

Place: Children & Youth Centre Shatila Camp

Stop Violence against the Children

The Children & Youth Centre has participated in the campaign Stop violence against Children,,, The children have distributed their drawings, written opinions, talked to people, stopped the cars and sit in in the street to say that the violating of the children should stop… Many people respect the initiative, others listen to the children, but of course the children know that is a step of long journey for the change…

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Trentime commmoration des massacres de Sabra et Chatila

On 9th Feb 2013 CYC had an exhibition and showing DVD and Slides of Photos of Shatila camp from 1984 to 2012. It was special occasion to many people of Shatila camp with their memories about the period after The Israeli Invasion and Sabra and Shatila Massacre… The photos and slides was brought to CYC from Sweden with the friends Mr. Arne Malmgren and Mrs. Bergitta Elfstrom who were In Shatila in 1984 and both kept their solidarity and support to the Palestinian people in and out Palestine… Also Mr. David Callander – Ireland has brought some drawing of the Parazilian artist Latouf. It was really special activity to refresh the memories about very sensitive, emotional and hard period of Shatila history.

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Space for the children and youth of Shatila and Nahr el-Bared camp