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Turkey Forcibly Returning Syrians to Danger

Expand A wall along the border between Turkey and Syria is seen in Kilis province, Turkey. © 2018 Reuters (Beirut) – Turkish authorities are detaining and coercing Syrians into signing forms saying they want to return to Syria and then forcibly returning them there, Human Rights Watch said today. On July 24, 2019, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu denied that Turkey had “deported” Syrians but said that Syrians “who voluntarily want to go back to Syria” can benefit from procedures allowing them to return to “safe areas.” Almost 10 days after the first reports of increased police spot-checks…

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