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The faces behind the numbers

Al Jazeera 20 Jun 2024
Globally, the largest refugee populations are hosted by Iran (3.8 million), Turkey (3.3 million), Colombia (2.9 million), Germany (2.6 million) and Pakistan (2 million) ... refugees in Turkey are Syrians.
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Strict Turkish conditions to renew tourist residency leave Syrians at a loss

Syria Direct 20 Jun 2024
“Some administrative employees or police officers started to see every foreigner as an illegal immigrant, creating an environment of violations against legal residents in TurkeySyrian refugees and foreigners alike.”.
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Over 4,700 returning Syrian refugees 'detained by Assad regime'

The New Arab 20 Jun 2024
Most of these refugees were detained by the regime’s Military Security Intelligence branch near the Masna border crossing ... Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees have also been forcibly returned from Turkey, mostly to opposition-held areas in the north.
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Italian coast guard recovers 12 more bodies of shipwreck victims in the Ionian Sea

Newsday 20 Jun 2024
Survivors reported that the boat motor had caught fire, causing it to capsize off the Italian coast overnight Sunday about eight days after departing from Turkey with about 75 people from Iran, Syria and Iraq on board, according to the U.N.
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Tragic Migrant Shipwrecks in Mediterranean: Three Bodies Found, Dozens Missing

Greek City Times 19 Jun 2024
According to a joint statement from the UN refugee agency UNHCR, the International Organization for Migration, and UNICEF, the migrants had departed from Turkey and hailed from Iran, Syria, and Iraq ... ....
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Italy's coast guard searches for dozens of migrants missing after their ship capsized

Newsday 19 Jun 2024
Survivors reported that the boat motor had caught fire, causing it to capsize off the Italian coast about eight days after departing from Turkey with about 75 people from Iran, Syria and Iraq on board, according to the U.N.
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Greek coastguard threw migrants overboard to their deaths, witnesses say

Business Ghana 19 Jun 2024
... - and what happened when his forces spotted a refugee boat ... Turkey signed a deal with the EU in 2016 to stop migrants and refugees crossing into Greece, but said in 2020 it could no longer enforce it.
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Italy’s coast guard searches for dozens of migrants missing after their ship capsized

Wtop 19 Jun 2024
Survivors reported that the boat motor had caught fire, causing it to capsize off the Italian coast about eight days after departing from Turkey with about 75 people from Iran, Syria and Iraq on board, according to the U.N.
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Nooria’s Fight: Escaping the Taliban Only to Face New Hardships in Turkey

Jurist 18 Jun 2024
Nooria — an Afghan refugee in Turkey — faces unbelievable hardships and the daily fear of deportation ... Turkey, the world’s leading refugee-hosting country, provides shelter to approximately 3.6 ...
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11 Die, Dozens Go Missing as Ships Carrying Asylum Seekers Capsize Off Italy

Democracy Now 18 Jun 2024
... off from Turkey, caught fire and overturned. Many of the refugees came from Syria, Egypt, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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Police launch huge search after three children aged 14, nine and seven disappear following day ...

The Daily Mail 18 Jun 2024
Turkey in 2016 inked a deal with the EU to stop migrants and refugees crossing into Greece in return for some €6billion - later increased to €9billion - to provide infrastructure and humanitarian aid to the migrants it accepted.
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No, protesters didn’t set fire to the Israeli consulate in Turkey in response to attacks on Rafah

The Observers 18 Jun 2024
A number of social media accounts started circulating videos in recent days that they said showed violent pro-Palestinian protests in Turkey, held in response to the deadly Israeli army bombing of a refugee camp in Rafah in the Gaza Strip on May 26.
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Greek coastguard denies migrants thrown overboard near Rhodes

Israel Hayom 18 Jun 2024
... back towards Turkey, from where they crossed ... A migrant woman holds a child as refugees and migrants arrive at the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey on October 5, 2015.
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11 dead, over 60 missing in shipwrecks off Italian coast

China Daily 18 Jun 2024
According to the survivors' statement, the sailing boat departed from Turkey last week, carrying migrants and refugee seekers from Iraq, Syria, Iran, and Afghanistan.
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Forced to flee: Exiled journalists face unsafe passage and transnational repression

CPJ 18 Jun 2024
Over the past four years, CPJ has provided exile and relocation support to 19 Iranian journalists who moved to Turkey, Pakistan, Georgia, and several European countries ... Turkey is also ... Refugee Council.

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