What’s next for 3,5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey?

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ShareTurkey is under pressure and in need of a functioning refugee policy more than at any time in its history. But recently lifted state of emergency and constant threat perception created by the political elites give more power to law enforcement, suppresses the obvious need for a functioning refugee policy. A new refugee policy should focus on the integration of Syrian refugees residing in Turkey. The objective of this study is to evaluate Turkish policies related to Syrian refugees and argues that while the crisis in Syria is now in its seventh year and Turkey is about to implement a … Continue reading What’s next for 3,5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey?

Book Review Series – 1

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ShareCuneyt Gurer, PhD cuneyt.gurer@gc4ss.org Senior Expert Global Center for Security Studies Maley, William. What Is a Refugee? Oxford University Press, 2016. Jones, Reece. Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move. Verso, 2017. Polakow-Suransky, Sasha. Go Back to Where You Came from the Backlash against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy. Hurst & Company, 2017. Human displacement is not a novel phenomenon and both migration and immigration have had a significant impact on individual human life, development of societies and even the creation of new states. However, recent refugee crises caused by the Syrian conflict yet created a mix … Continue reading Book Review Series – 1