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AGPS Underscores Dire Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Istanbul

Published : 03-08-2019

AGPS Underscores Dire Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Istanbul

In a meeting held a couple of days earlier at the office of the Turkish Association to Support Palestine (FIDAR), AGPS warned of the repercussions of the latest measures pursued by the Turkish authorities in Istanbul against Palestinian refugees without kimlik visa cards.

The meeting underscored the socio-economic and legal hurdles encountered by Palestinians who fled war-torn Syria to Istanbul.

The two sides stressed the need for the Turkish authorities and NGOs to take urgent steps in order to protect Palestinians refugee from Syria and cancel the deportation threats.

They further called for establishing a legal committee to keep tabs on the situation of the refugees and work out their legal condition.

Recently, Turkish police stepped down crackdowns and abduction sweeps, targeting irregular migrants and non-holders of the kimlik visa card in Istanbul.

Nearly 2,400 Palestinian families from Syria have sought shelter in Turkey, including 1,200 families in Istanbul, where they have been facing an abject situation.

Khayra Ummah organization estimated that 400 Palestinian families from Syria without kimlik visas have been taking refuge in Turkey, including 300 families in Istanbul.

Short URL : https://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/8940

In a meeting held a couple of days earlier at the office of the Turkish Association to Support Palestine (FIDAR), AGPS warned of the repercussions of the latest measures pursued by the Turkish authorities in Istanbul against Palestinian refugees without kimlik visa cards.

The meeting underscored the socio-economic and legal hurdles encountered by Palestinians who fled war-torn Syria to Istanbul.

The two sides stressed the need for the Turkish authorities and NGOs to take urgent steps in order to protect Palestinians refugee from Syria and cancel the deportation threats.

They further called for establishing a legal committee to keep tabs on the situation of the refugees and work out their legal condition.

Recently, Turkish police stepped down crackdowns and abduction sweeps, targeting irregular migrants and non-holders of the kimlik visa card in Istanbul.

Nearly 2,400 Palestinian families from Syria have sought shelter in Turkey, including 1,200 families in Istanbul, where they have been facing an abject situation.

Khayra Ummah organization estimated that 400 Palestinian families from Syria without kimlik visas have been taking refuge in Turkey, including 300 families in Istanbul.

Short URL : https://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/8940