[ View the story "Syrians face hardship in Egypt" on Storify] Syrians face hardship in Egypt New video sheds light on Egypt's harsh treatment of Syrian refugees.
The Stream· Wed, Sep 04 2013 13:28:00 Rami Jarrah
from ANA spoke to The Stream about Syrians' current situation in Egypt:
Rami Jarrah speaks to The Stream about Syrians in EgyptGkwyM2Li85OsEyylAGgkUA
By the end of August, an
110,000 Syrians had fled to Egypt as refugees.
concerns in July over Egypt's recently enacted entry restrictions for Syrians. Hundreds had reportedly been denied entry or deported, sometimes back to Syria, despite the continuing civil war. The UNHCR
worry that many Syrians have faced arbitrary arrests, due to allegations that some Syrians in the country had participated in protests and carried out violent acts.
Since the June 30 overthrow of former president Mohammed Morsi, according to Ahram Online, a number of prominent media figures have
Syrian refugees of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and attempting to destabilise the country.
Translation: In Alexandria today, a lot of Syrians went down to the streets and this is a breach of Egyptian security. There needs to be a real confrontation with the Syrians [who side with with the Muslim Brotherhood] because they are hitting the army and police.
في اسكندرية النهاردة نزل سوريين كتير ، وده اختراق لأمن مصر ، لازم يكون فيه مواجهة حقيقية مع السوريين الاخوان، لأنهم بيضربوا الجيش والشرطة.dr.walidelnemr
Translation: We have two Syrians sitting and criticizing the situation in Egypt. As if Bashar al Assad is the ambassador of good will?
عندنا اثنين سوريين جالسين يناقشون مصري على الاوضاع في مصر و ينتقدونها. على اساس بشار سفير النوايا الحسنة؟ خُلود
BSyria links the problems faced by Syrians to Egypt's military coup.
For Syrians in Egypt, everything went downhill after the coup.BSyria
And Iyad notes the disparate treatment refugees receive.
In #Egypt, refugees from #Syria are harassed & discriminated against. In Sweden, they & their families are given permanent residency.Iyad El-Baghdadi
@iyad_elbaghdadi shameful, sad and disgusting what happens to #Syrians in #Egypt!! #Egyptians are much better than that, it makes no sense!!Leila Elmergawi
A petition on Avaaz.org demanding better treatment of Syrians in Egypt has
more than 1,800 signatures.