Playing politics with the plight of refugees. How the EU went into Erdogan’s political receivership

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Bezwan, N. and Keles, J. 2021. Playing politics with the plight of refugees. How the EU went into Erdogan’s political receivership. The Commentaries. 1 (1), pp. 9-15. https://doi.org/10.33182/tc.v1i1.1991
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TitlePlaying politics with the plight of refugees. How the EU went into Erdogan’s political receivership
AuthorsBezwan, N. and Keles, J.
Abstract

At the peak of the ‘refugee crisis’ in late 2015-early 2016, the EU reached an agreement with the Turkish government, known as the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey. It has served as a bone of contention between the EU and Turkey ever since its implementation. As anticipated by many experts, critical voices and NGOs in Turkey and Europe, the Facility has provided the Erdogan regime with a strategic tool to blackmail the EU without caring for the humanitarian needs.

Sustainable Development Goals16 Peace, justice and strong institutions
Research GroupLaw and Politics
LanguageEnglish
PublisherTransnational Press London
JournalThe Commentaries
ISSN2754-8791
Electronic2754-8805
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Print01 Apr 2021
Online27 Nov 2021
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Deposited20 May 2022
Output statusPublished
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Citation for published article: Bezwan, N., & Keles, J. Y. (2021). Playing politics with the plight of refugees. How the EU went into Erdogan’s political receivership. The Commentaries, 1(1), 9–15. https://doi.org/10.33182/tc.v1i1.1991

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