Turkish Parties whip up hate crimes on Syrian Refugee earthquake victims as Election Looms
Fundamental rights such as annual leave, weekends off, overtime, severance pay and bonuses are almost entirely ignored where Syrians are concerned. The average wage of a Syrian worker is half that of their Turkish counterpart. Wages are often paid late or never paid at all.
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Hatred, discrimination and physical attacks against minorities in Turkey are encouraged with impunity by the racist nationalist regime, with defenseless refugees suffering most.
From ‘guest’ to enemy: Racism and hate crimes towards Syrian refugees in Turkey…
On the one hand, many local people blame Syrians for the country’s high unemployment rate, assuming that they are taking available jobs at a lower wage. On the other hand, these same people declare that Syrians do not work and only receive allowances from taxpayer (EU) money…Unfortunately, many Syrians have been exposed to physical and psychological attacks, and this hate speech and crime…
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