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Dilshad Muhammad on Turkey's elections and their impact on the country's refugee population

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"What do the Turkish local elections mean for the country’s 4 million refugees?"

In this current article for The Conversation, Dilshad Muhammad analyses the local elections in Turkey in April 2024.

His main focus is to highlight what the political dynamics in Turkey mean for the millions of refugees who live in Turkey. As most of the parties agree, that the solution to the "refugee problem" is their return to their countries of origin, the situation remains tense.

Muhammad nevertheless concludes:

"Despite its authoritarian leadership, a key aspect of Turkey’s politics remains true: they are dynamic. The prospect of an inclusive democratisation process that can restore some dignity to refugees is far from impossible."

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