Temporary Protection Status and an Evaluation of Services Provided to Syrians in Turkey

Author/s: Esra Yılmaz Eren

DOI: 10.12738/mejrs.2016.1.2.0004

Year: 2016 Vol: 1 Number: 2


The status of temporary protection is provided to Syrians in Turkey, who number over 3 million, in accordance with the Law on Foreigners and International Protection. This study examines temporary protection status legally and discusses the specifications of the status comparatively through the EU Directive on Temporary Protection. The last section addresses services that the Directive of Temporary Protection provides to the temporarily protected Syrians in Turkey; in that respect, opinions and recommendations are presented in light of the observations acquired from the EU application.

Syrians, Temporary protection, EU Directive on temporary protection, Directive of temporary protection

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