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RSF urges Turkey not to send Syrian refugee journalists back to Syria – Turkey

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has been alarmed to learn that Turkey has been sending a few Syrian refugee journalists back to Syria since June and fears that there will be many more expulsions from tomorrow onwards, the deadline for Syrian refugees in the Istanbul metropolitan area to regularize their status.

RSF has written to the Turkish authorities asking them to respect the principle of non-refoulement – which forbids governments from sending asylum-seekers back to a country where they are likely to persecuted – and instead to protect these journalists, for whom being forced to…

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