Oroub al-Abed is a researcher at the Forced Migration and Refugee Studies Programme, American University in Cairo, who has conducted a qualitative study of the livelihood of Palestinians refugees in Egypt. For more information about the findings please contact the author.
email: oroub [at] aucegypt [dot] edu
A day-long workshop took place on Saturday, September 13 to discuss the research findings of Oroub al-Abed on the livelihood of Palestinians living in Egypt. Approximately sixty people attended the workshop at the American University in Cairo, including representatives of the Red Cross, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Arab League, various human rights' organizations, and a representative of a Palestinian PLO union. This summary report of the history and status of Palestinian refugees in Egypt was submitted to al-Majdal prior to the September workshop.