World Turkey removed more than 6,000 Syrians from Istanbul -governor's office

16:06  15 november  2019
16:06  15 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Turkey is home to more than 3.5 million Syrian refugees - the highest number in the world. Most have "temporary protection" permits but these restrict them to the province The crackdown is orchestrated by the Istanbul governor ' s office , which is controlled by the central government in Ankara.

More than 26, 000 people investigated for insulting Turkish president in 2018. Mehdi Davut, the president of a platform representing Syrians , said the governor ’ s office decision caught Syrians unprepared and they were given very little time, adding that many families will experience problems if

ISTANBUL, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Turkey has sent more than 6,000 Syrian migrants in Istanbul to temporary housing centres in other provinces since early July, the local governor's office said on Friday, two weeks after a deadline for Syrians not registered in the city to leave.

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Authorities had given Syrians not registered in Istanbul until Oct. 30 to move to another province or face forced removal from the city.

Turkey hosts more than 3.6 million Syrians, the largest population of Syrians displaced by an eight-year civil war. The number of Syrians in Istanbul, a city of some 15 million, has swelled to more than half a million.

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The İstanbul Governor ’ s Office has directed Syrians who are not registered in İstanbul to leave Over the past several days, Turkish media have reported that some Syrian refugees in İstanbul are Many say the public’s unease with the Syrian refugees is one of the reasons for the AKP’s election

On Monday, the Istanbul Governor ’ s office gave Syrian refugees unregistered in the city until Aug. 20 to leave, stoking concerns among Syrians . The governor ’ s office puts the number of Syrians registered in Istanbul at 547,479. Migration experts estimate more than 300, 000 Syrians , who are

The Istanbul governor's office said 6,416 unregistered Syrians were removed from Istanbul since July 12.

Sentiment towards Syrian refugees in Turkey has soured in recent years. Ankara wants to settle part of them in a swathe of land it now controls in northeast Syria, after it launched an offensive last month against the Kurdish YPG militia.

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch last month published reports saying Turkey is forcibly sending Syrian refugees to northern Syria. Turkey's Foreign Ministry called the claims in the reports "false and imaginary."

The governor's office also said it had sent 42,888 illegal migrants to provinces that have repatriation centres, adding that their deportation process is continuing in those centres. (Reporting by Ali Kucukgocmen Editing by Dominic Evans)

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