The case of Turkey's mysterious disappearing refugees. HT: Balkanist.
It seems nothing short of phenomenal that the European Union has not considered the discrepancy between refugee registration and refugee tracking in its dealings with Turkey—nor the large group of vulnerable individuals fleeing through Turkey from conflicts outside Syria. Frantic negotiations set to continue this weekend will be based around bargaining for Turkey to prevent this large number of Syrian refugees from entering Europe, many of whom are already there. Read the full story here.
Doubts arise over Turkish refugee numbers while the EU is being strong armed into an impossible deal https://t.co/ERzR3VXoU1— Peter Nut (@nipped) March 9, 2016