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Urgent Action: Palestinian held in airport risks deportation

Palestinian refugee from Syria, Mohamed Ajlani Younes has been held arbitrarily and in poor conditions since 26 May in the new Istanbul Airport. The Turkish authorities are not processing his asylum application and he is at imminent risk of deportation to Lebanon, where he is in danger of further removal to Syria. 

Take action.




Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Turkish to:


Director General
Abdullah Ayaz
Directorate General of Migration Management
Lalegül Çamlıca Mahallesi 122
Sokak, No: 2/3 06370
Ankara, Turkey
Fax: +90 312 422 09 00 / 09 99
Salutation: Dear Director


And copies to:

Chairman of the National Human Rights Authority of Turkey
Süleyman Arslan
National Human Rights Authority of Turkey (Türkiye İnsan Hakları ve Eşitlik Kurumu) 
Yüksel Cad. No: 23 
06650, Kızılay-Ankara 
Phone: +90312 422 78 00 
Twitter (Verified): 
Twitter Turkey Human Rights Authority:


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

Embassy of the Republic of Turkey 43 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PA  020 7393 0202 Fax 020 7393 0066

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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