Turkish authorities forcibly deport 250 Syrian refugees

The Turkish authorities sent a new batch of forcibly deported people to Syrian lands, as part of their continued exploitation of Syrian refugees to change the demographics of Turkey-held areas in Syria.

 Turkish authorities forcibly deport 250 Syrian refugees
29 November 2023   14:33

Yesterday, the authorities of the Turkish occupation state forcibly deported 250 Syrian refugees from its lands, despite having a temporary protection card (Kimlik), towards the occupied Syrian territories through the Bab al-Salama crossing in northern Syria.

Since the beginning of the year, the Turkish state has forcibly deported tens of thousands of Syrians who hold temporary protection cards towards Syrian territory through border crossings, with the aim of settling them in the occupied areas of Afrin, occupied Girê Spi, Jarabulus, Azaz, and Serêkaniyê, in addition to the areas under the control of the mercenaries of the Tahrir Al-Sham” in Idlib.

On November 1, the Turkish authorities forcibly deported 215 Syrians to the crossings in the northern countryside of Aleppo, where 200 Syrians arrived on board 4 buses to the Bab al-Salama crossing.

The Turkish occupation also transferred 13 Syrians to the Jarabulus border crossing, the Turkish authorities decumented their fingerprints to ensure that they do not return to the Turkish territory, Turkey also forced them to put their fingerprints on papers proving their voluntary return to Syria.