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Migration: Repatriation: Turkey
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In Turkey several large-scale repatriation programs have been organized, after crises have subsided, by the Turkish government, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and other relevant organizations, such as the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Human Resource Development Foundation (HRDF), and the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC). Specific examples of repatriation programs include the repatriation of Bosnians and Kosovars in the late 1990…

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Taraghi, Cherie, “Migration: Repatriation: Turkey”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0275>
First published online: 2009



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