The body of a four-year-old Syrian girl has been found washed up in Turkey’s western Izmir province weeks after the body of Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi’s body was found on a beach in Bodrum sparking global protests in support of refugees.
“Why did you leave us?”
One refugee said: “They are threatening us that Syrians will be deported to Syria, Iraqis to Iraq”. More number of countries needs to come forward to curb the refugee crisis.
Van Waas said many families’ identification documents had been lost or destroyed during the war, exacerbating challenges in registering the births of children born in exile, particularly in countries neighboring Syria. But with Syrians accounting for the bulk of those, this is turning into the year when Syria’s war washed up on the shores of Europe.
He blames the surge in migrants making the crossing on the policies of European governments.
Mr Kurtulmus said Turkey has so far spent nearly $11 billion (6 billion euros) to provide for Syrian refugees.
Their “guest” status in Turkey gives them limited access to basic services and jobs, fueling the current exodus to the European Union.
Four months ago disaster struck when he received a tip off that he was on Interpol’s wanted list; information which he had corroborated by a general in the Syrian police force.
Commenting on the terminology, Murat Erdogan, director of the Migration and Politics Research Centre at Ankara’s Hacettepe University, said: “Guests do not have rights, refugees do”.
Many have perished trying to cross the Aegean Sea in search of a better future in Europe.
“I don’t know. We will go and see on the ground”. The country admitted thousands of refugees over the weekend from Croatia, whose shared border is not yet blocked by a fence, even as foreign minister PÃ©ter SzijjÃ¡rtÃ³ promised tougher measures in the future.
But lines of Turkish police are block their path in Edrine, so many of them, including families with small children are being forced to set up camps near main roads. “The objective must be to transfer them from charity receivers to contributors to the economy”. That means more people – many of whom were saving for the trip anyway – can afford to take the journey now.