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Caritas Turkey - Caritas in Turkey works with a variety of groups needing support: refugees, migrants, ill-treated women, children, the elderly, handicapped people and minorities. Caritas Turkey helps to provide services in the fields of emergencies, health, education, social adjustment and employment.

Refugee Rights Turkey - ‘Refugee Rights Turkey’ is an independent NGO based in Istanbul, which

  • provides specialized legal information & assistance services to asylum seekers and persons in immigration detention in Turkey;

  • delivers trainings, reference resources and other expertise support services to lawyers on refugee law, Turkish migration & asylum procedures;

  • undertakes advocacy for improvements in Turkey’s migration & asylum legislation and policies, in line with international standards;

  • and engages public opinion to promote solidarity & positive attitudes towards refugees and other vulnerable migrants.

  • All services provided by the Refugee Rights Turkey are free of charge. RRT does not participate in, mediate or facilitate any activities that constitute a crime under Turkish and international law.

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