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Egypt
Mohamed Darwish - The Refugee Activist
Posted date: Dec 16, 2015

Mr. Mohamed Darwish was among the Karmooz refugees who were detained for almost a year without any legal charges and despite an order from the public prosecutor for their release. Furthermore, it was Mr. Darwish who created Karmooz refugees Facebook page which brought attention to the issue. The Karmooz refugees are a group of over 70 mainly Syrian and Palestinian-Syrian refugees who were detained in Alexandria’s Karmooz police station in October 2014. The group gained attention through the creation of the Karmooz Refugees facebook page....