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LGBT People Fleeing Harassment in Iran Find Life No Easier in Turkey

Voa News 17 Apr 2021
While there are no official data on the number of Iranian LGBT refugees in Turkey, over 1,400 Iranians in 2020 sought international protection from Turkey's Directorate General of Migration Management. Once approved by DGMM, most of the LGBT refugees reside in Turkey temporarily until their final resettlement to a Western country.
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Angelina Jolie Talks to Elif Shafak About Why Men Need to Be Engaged in the ...

Time Magazine 17 Apr 2021
As its name suggests, this human rights treaty was championed by Turkey when it was first created a decade ago ... She and I first began speaking last year, at the start of the pandemic, drawn together by a shared focus on refugee issues ... Turkey was the first country to sign and ratify this treaty, but now it is abandoning it.
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Angelina Jolie Talks to Elif Shafak About Why Men Need to Be Engaged in the Fight for Women's Rights

Time 17 Apr 2021
As its name suggests, this human rights treaty was championed by Turkey when it was first created a decade ago ... She and I first began speaking last year, at the start of the pandemic, drawn together by a shared focus on refugee issues ... Turkey was the first country to sign and ratify this treaty, but now it is abandoning it.
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Russia Registers 26 Ceasefire Violations in Syria - Defense Ministry

Urdu Point 17 Apr 2021
The ministry noted that there had been no humanitarian actions by the Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring in Syria in the past 24 hours ... There was no withdrawal of refugees from Jordan through the Nasib checkpoint," the center said in a statement.
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Biden backtracks on refugees, leaving Utah agencies disheartened

The Salt Lake Tribune 16 Apr 2021
Back in February, President Joe Biden directed his government to make a “down payment” on his promise to boost the number of refugees allowed into the country ... It’s a move that has deflated refugee resettlement organizations and the people they help, including those in Utah, one of the most welcoming states for refugees.
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Dendias, Cavusoglu Clash at Press Conference (Video)

The National Herald 16 Apr 2021
And while Greece wants to confine discussions to the dispute over the seas, Turkey is also expected to bring up its essentially-suspended 2016 refugee and migrant swap deal with the EU that has seen Greece and five of its islands packed with thousands of them, almost all wanting asylum.
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Greek, Turkish Foreign Ministers Clash at News Conference

Voa News 16 Apr 2021
Greek intelligence officials contacted by VOA say they are already picking up chatter through social media that Turkey is mobilizing migrants and refugees to push into Greece – a move that strained relations between the two countries last year when President Erdogan lifted border ...
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Iranian Transgender Man in Turkey Anxiously Awaits Resettlement

Voa News 16 Apr 2021
An Iranian transgender man who fled discrimination in Iran to Turkey in 2020 is pleading for help to relocate to a third country because of harassment by other Iranian refugees in Turkey. VOA’s Arif Aslan reports from Van, Turkey ... .
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Greek FM travels to Turkey for talks on fraught ties

Federal News Radio 16 Apr 2021
Turkey and Greece have also traded accusations over unauthorized migration. The Turkish coast guard, as well as numerous refugee rights organizations, have accused the Greek coast guard of conducting pushbacks — illegal summary deportations — by returning their boats to Turkey without allowing them to apply for asylum in Greece.
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Dendias meets with Wehbe in Athens: “We will continue supporting Lebanon”

Greek City Times 16 Apr 2021
Dendias explained that Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis already mentioned at a recent European Council meeting that “new funding for refugees from Syria will cover not only the refugees in Turkey, but also in Lebanon.” ... of refugees to the Eastern Mediterranean.
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Dendias Meets with Lebanese Counterpart Wehbe

The National Herald 16 Apr 2021
"At the recent European Council, the prime minister stressed the need for a explicit reference to the fact that the new funding for refugees from Syria will cover not only the refugees in Turkey, but also Lebanon," Dendias said ... of refugees in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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ANALYSIS - EU-Turkey meeting of April 6: Is realpolitik returning?

Anadolu Agency 15 Apr 2021
The issues of Syria and Libya, as well as the refugee issue, which is inextricably linked to these issues, necessitate cooperation between the EU and Turkey ... However, at the April 6 meeting, EU leaders were more concerned with resolving Syria, Libya, the Eastern Mediterranean, and refugee issues than with Turkey’s internal affairs.
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Irish aid agency GOAL receives EU funding to expand its support programme to refugee communities in Turkey

Reliefweb 15 Apr 2021
Humanitarian Aid agency, GOAL, has expanded its protection work in Turkey supporting vulnerable nomadic and semi-nomadic refugees and migrant seasonal agriculture workers during the COVID-19 pandemic ... Turkey currently hosts around four million refugees and asylum seekers from ...
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Turkey's Aim: Unseat Greece’s Claims to Aegean, East Mediterranean

The National Herald 15 Apr 2021
And while Greece wants to confine discussions to the dispute over the seas, Turkey is also expected to bring up its essentially-suspended 2016 refugee and migrant swap deal with the EU that has seen Greece and five of its islands packed with thousands of them, almost all wanting asylum.
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Meeting Between FM Dendias, Turkish President Erdogan Concludes in Ankara

The National Herald 15 Apr 2021
And while Greece wants to confine discussions to the dispute over the seas, Turkey is also expected to bring up its essentially-suspended 2016 refugee and migrant swap deal with the EU that has seen Greece and five of its islands packed with thousands of them, almost all wanting asylum.
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