Does International Law Close Open Borders for Humanitarian Aid?
The humanitarian catastrophe in north-west Syria, caused by the protracted war and exacerbated by the recent earthquakes, is once again drawing international attention to Turkish-Syrian border crossings. The dichotomy between...
New wine in old bottles
On 16 June 2017, 40-year-old Murat Okumuş was abducted in broad daylight by several plainclothes men in Izmir, Turkey’s third largest metropole. The abductors arrived in two unmarked cars, pushed Mr. Okumuş into one...