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"Repatriation" of Syrians in Turkey Needs EU Action

Expand Turkish authorities have used the Cilvegözü border crossing, pictured here on March 3, 2015, to deport Syrian refugees. © 2015 Getty Images "I was deported with about 35 Syrians on a large bus. They handcuffed us and…they beat some of the men on the bus with truncheons when they asked to go to the toilet or for water. We all spoke with each other [and] no one wanted to go back to Syria." Do those sound like the words of refugees who freely signed papers asking Turkey to return them to an active conflict zone in northern Syria? In July and September, my colleague and I interviewed 18…

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