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Fulya Pinar highlights how Turkish migrant communities shape social movements

The Brown Daily Herald 03 Feb 2023
Experimental Solidarities across the Refugee vs ... In the face of this conflict, Pinar shifted her academic focus to migrant women fleeing Syria for Turkey ... Pinar continued studying migrant women while pursuing her PhD at Rutgers University, focusing specifically on how refugees were involved in various social movements across Turkey.

Kayakoy: An Abandoned Ghost Town Opens For Tourismi

Ancient Origins 03 Feb 2023
In addition to the Greek genocide, tension continued to simmer between the countries of Greece and Turkey ... While most of these families were provided with land and housing, these houses either did not contain any belongings, or contained only those left behind by the Muslim refugees leaving Turkey ... Turkey's Religious Ghost Town .

Canada lawmakers urge government to resettle 10,000 Uyghurs from Türkiye

Anadolu Agency 02 Feb 2023
... refugee proposal in motion, asking the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to draw up a plan to resettle 10,000 Uyghurs and others of Muslim Turkic origins who had fled China and were sheltered in Turkey.

Turkey may deport Iranian asylum seeker who is facing prison, son

The Jerusalem Post 31 Jan 2023
Maryam is an asylum seeker and has rights according to international conventions, to which Turkey is also a signatory, such as the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees. "In 2020, the European Union reportedly paid the final installment of a €6 billion fund to Turkey as part of a deal on hosting refugees.

Today marks 100 years since Greece & Turkey agreed to “exchange” 1.6m Christians & Muslims

Greek City Times 31 Jan 2023
“'Son of a Greek’ was a famous swearword among locals, used against the exchanged.” Greek refugees at the Port of Moudania (today Mudanya), Turkey in 1922 ... Those remaining were transferred to Greece under the terms of the later 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey, which formalised the exodus and barred the return of the refugees.

Why Erdogan, infuriating the West, blocks Sweden's and Finland's NATO bid?

Beijing News 30 Jan 2023
So far, all members of the Alliance, except for Hungary and Turkey have ratified the Swedish and Finnish NATO memberships in their parliaments ... Erdogan has made it clear that he would block the accession of the two Nordic countries unless Sweden extradites about 130 political refugees, mainly Kurds, to stand trial in Turkey.

End of the road for Syria’s opposition?

Asiatimes 27 Jan 2023
It also expressed understanding for the “pressures that Turkey is facing at the local and international levels.” These include Turkey’s need to make progress on facilitating the return of Syrian refugees and countering the “Kurdish threat” before Turkish elections in May.

When Will Turkey Ratify Sweden and Finland’s NATO Accession?

The Washington Institute 26 Jan 2023
This would also be his way of signaling to Biden and leaders of Ankara’s key European and NATO allies that “they should not turn their back on Turkey’s leader because they will still need him on a plethora of key security issues, from managing refugee flows to NATO expansion.” To ...

Will Turkey withdraw its military from northern Syria?

The New Arab 25 Jan 2023
Turkey took in millions of Syrian refugees fleeing that vicious conflict. In recent years, however, hostility towards this large refugee population inside Turkey has grown as the economic situation worsened ... "Because of the Turkish public's low appetite for accepting more refugees, ...

Uncertainty hangs over Iraqi Kurdistan in 2023

The Hill 25 Jan 2023
Moreover, previous instances of instability in Iraqi Kurdistan, such as the financial crisis in 2020, triggered major refugee flows into Europe. For many years, NATO member Turkey has had military bases in Iraq to fight the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which both Ankara and Washington view as a terrorist group.

Erdogan’s plan for war, and peace

The Spectator 24 Jan 2023
Three-and-a-half million Syrian refugees in Turkey could soon find themselves vulnerable to forced return if an agreement is struck between Turkey and Syria; ongoing operations against the Islamic State could be jeopardised – and the security of US forces in eastern Syria compromised ... And there is hostility towards Syrian refugees in Turkey.

Family separated by Syrian civil war reunites in Moose Jaw after over a decade

Moosejaw Today 24 Jan 2023
But Jordan stopped accepting refugees, and Mazen’s parents and sisters went to Turkey instead ... His sisters also married and had children in Turkey. Seven years ago, Mazen and his wife were offered the chance to leave their refugee status in Jordan and settle permanently Canada.

Greece calls on the EU to help control refugees entering the country

Middle East Monitor 23 Jan 2023
... prevent refugees from entering, including building a steel wall across the Evros River to prevent refugees entering the country by land from Turkey.

Refuge claims girls’ death in Evros was set up

Greek City Times 23 Jan 2023
A refugee has claimed that the 5-year-old girl’s death on an islet of the Evros river at the borders with Turkey “was set up.” Traffickers are said to have suggested the allegedly fake story that became a media sensation last August after a girl had reportedly died after a scorpion bit her.

Refugee claims girl’s ‘death’ was set up

Ekathimerini 23 Jan 2023
One of the 38 refugees ... After the refugees were finally admitted on Greek soil and sent to a camp, Baidaa disappeared, he said ... Her social media posts indicate that she shuttled between Germany and Turkey, and her life, as presented in them, is far from that of a stateless refugee.

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