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Turkey: Displaced and dispossessed: Sur residents' right to return home

, Index number: EUR 44/5213/2016

Amid the crackdown on opposition Kurdish voices by the Turkish government, this report focuses on the forced displacement of residents of Sur in Diyarbakır, south-east Turkey’s most populous city. Displaced and dispossessed of their homes, around 24,000 former residents of Sur are unable to return one year after the outbreak of heavy clashes in the district and other towns across the south-east of the country.

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