Tag: Turkey

  • Turkey: JHR’s Impactful Efforts in Securing Temporary Travel Permissions and Housing Rights for Displaced Syrians

    A woman sits in front of a large pile of debris in the city center of Kahramanmaras, southern Turkey, On February 6, 2023, a powerful earthquake devastated vast areas of southern Turkey and northwest Syria. At least 15.73 million people in Syria and Turkey have been impacted by the disaster, with over 55,000 dead and

  • JHR statement on earthquakes affecting Turkey & Syria

    TORONTO, February 12, 2023: We at Journalists for Human Rights express our deep sympathy and solidarity with communities in Turkey and Syria affected by the devastating earthquakes of February 5-6, 2023. We wish to inform our supporters that all JHR staff members in Gaziantep are physically safe at this time. However, they have incurred heavy

  • TURKEY: JHR helps restore Syrian teachers’ jobs in Turkish schools

    In a July episode, JHR media partner Radio Nasaem discussed the Turkish government’s dismissal of 12,000 Syrian teachers, leading to the formation of the Syrian Educational Commission that successfully advocated for the reversal of the government’s decision on the teachers’ behalf. – Screenshot/Radio Nasaem After the civil war in Syria drove millions of refugees into

  • TURKEY: JHR partner Radio Nasaem unpacks GBV laws for Syrian diaspora in #16days webinar

      For the 16 days of activism for the elimination of gender-based violence, JHR partner Radio Nasaem conducted a live webinar focused on the laws governing the prosecution of GBV crimes in Turkey and Syria. The discussion began with an explanation of the judicial process from the filing of a complaint to the final decision

  • NEWSLETTER: October 2 – Another Afghan family touches down in Canada

      October 2nd, 2021 This weeks highlights Another Afghan family touches down in Canada – read the story of their journey Are you ready for Night for Rights on October 20? Success story: JHR Helps reinstate Syrian teachers in schools in Turkey We’re hiring: Junior Curriculum Associate (MMFC program) & Regional Trainer (Solutions Journalism program)

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