refugees in turkey

The border fence between Turkey and Greece runs near the wetlands of the Evros River
Turkish president Erdogan wants his AK party to win elections again in 2023 | Photo: picture alliance/Presidential Press Service
Greek soldiers seal parts of the Evros river bank with wire to stop asylum seekers, on March 8, 2020 | Photo: S. Baran/picture-alliance
A migrant family from Afghanistan, intercepted by Turkish security forces after crosing into Turkey without papers, await their fate at a migrant processing center in the eastern border city of Van on August 22, 2021 | Murad Sezer/Reuters
According to an investigative report, the Greek coast guard pushes back migrants at sea especially when it's only a small group traveling| Photo: picture-alliance/Zumapress
Images of blurred-out dead bodies filled Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu's Twitter feed on Wednesday, as he accused Greece of actively pushing migrants to their deaths | Photo: Twitter account of @suleymansoylu
A screenshot taken from the Aegean Boat Report Blog of the group of Afghan migrants about to be rescued by the Turkish coast guard from the Aegean Sea | Source: Aegean Boat Report Blog
From file: Refugees and migrants say that they suffer mental health issues but don't feel always comfortable discussing them | Photo: D. Lipinski/empics/picture-alliance
Digging through trash is the only livelihood left for many migrants in Istanbul | Screenshot: AFP video via DW
People waiting under a railway pass after crossing the Iran-Turkey border in eastern Turkey | Photo: EPA/Sedat Suna
Syrian and Afghan refugees at Menekse Beach in Istanbul, Turkey | Photo: /EPA/Sedat Suna
Filippo Grandi (UNHCR) met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on September 8, 2021 | Photo: UNHCR (@FilippoGrandi on Twitter)