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ISSUES RELATED TO IMMIGRATION DETENTION

ISSUES RELATED TO IMMIGRATION DETENTIONGlobal Detention Project and International Refugee Rights Association prepared a joint report related to immigration detention. The reporting departement team of IRRA undertook interview with four lawyers lives in Istanbul to understand the issues of migrants in detention centers. According to report “As Türkiye’s immigration detention capacity grows, there is a notable divide between those detention centres that provide adequate living conditions and tho

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JOINT REPORT ON ISSUES RELATING TO WOMEN REFUGEES

JOINT REPORT ON ISSUES RELATING TO WOMEN REFUGEES Global Detention Project and International Refugee Rights Association prepared a joint report about the treatment of women in the immigration Detention Centres. The reporting departement team of IRRA undertook interview with seven lawyers (five of them women), who represent women detainees in seven detention centres [Kocaeli, Istanbul, Kırklareli, Izmir, Gaziantep, Erzurum, and Hatay.] It is important to note while these interviews repre

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Humanitarian Situation in Syrian Azez and Political Burdens

Azez, the region nearby Aleppo, hosts almost 300.000 people who mainly seek security from the existing clash environment. Its position as a safe zone has many levels to be discussed both in political and humanitarian terms. In this analysis, the situation in Azez is re-evaluated regarding the general situation in Syria, the influence of Turkey’s existence in the region, and the question of a “safe zone”.To explain further, as it is widely known, Syria suffers from a long-lastin

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Why Do Afghans Migrate?: Immigrants in the Grip of the USA, Russia and the Taliban

Afghanistan is one of the main origin countries that constantly sends out immigrants. Instability, external interventions, psychological and environmental factors are among the main sources that cause the turmoil. The fact that the majority of Afghans who migrated are young men shows that the concerns are mostly economic. Migration flow from Afghanistan due to economic and environmental factors seems to continue in the near future.The foreign interventions, conflicts, political instability, and

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“Pushing Back Refugees” Violence aganist Humanity on the Greek Borders

The refugee deaths continue due to push-backs at the Greek border. since 2015, Greece has been giving a test against the migration flow in her borders. However, the extent to which she complies with human rights in this issue is a matter of debate. Although there was a positive approach especially in the Greek public opinion in the early stages of migration to Europe, as the number of refugees increased, the strict attitude of the Greeks, in particular the police officers, had a great impact in

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Human Rights of a Refugee

This guide has been written in order to raise public awareness about refugees’ rights violations faced at international borders. In the report “Principles and Guidelines, supported by practical guidance, on the human rights protection of migrants in vulnerable situations”, the basic legislation on asylum rights was handled on the basis of 20 principles. It is the fundamental obligation of States and all non-state actors to respect and pro-tect the fundamental rights of migrants

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Migration Governance in Turkey

Migration is a multi-faceted phenomenon that shapes and is concurrently shaped by other sectors of public policy and governance, including but not limited to the economy, law, national security, foreign affairs and social protection. The acceleration of international and national mobility in all its forms (economic, humanitarian, familial etc.) has particularly acute governance-related consequences for countries like Turkey that are simultaneously migrant-receiving, migrant-sending and t

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Does an Immigrant Nation Hand Down Stress to Future Generations?

Can the migration stress transmit to people’s genes from anchestors’ challenging experiences or difficulties? According to Rumeysa Betül Cebeci it is possible to say genetic information caused by environmental factors can be transmitted from generation to generation.The migration action exposes immigrants to brand new experiences cognitively, emotionally and behaviourally. Considering the psychological and physical difficulties experienced before, during, and after migration, it

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Is Greece Violating Refugees’ Rights?

Since the beginning of the migration wave to Europe in 2015, Greece has become one of the key crossing points and an entry territory to access Europe. In reaction to the migration crisis, Europe finds itself divided between those who welcome the flow of immigration by supporting the rights of people who are obliged to leave their country and those who regard migrants as a threat. Thus, the countries on the borders of Europe are the first affected and divided by these concerns. Indeed, Gre-ece is

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Refugee Rights at International Borders

Every person has the freedom to emigrate to protect himself from the threat of violation. That means the forced migration is a human right. In the migration flow, it is essential to ensure the security of the migrant as well as the security of the migration route. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) has published a guideline titled "Recommendation Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights at International Borders" in order to increase awareness among political decision

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