Turkey adopts law to protect foreigners’ rights

Turkey adopts law to protect foreigners’ rights

 

By Erdem Güneş

A new law adopted by Turkey will regulate the entry, stay and exit from the country for foreign nationals, and it will help the protection of the rights of human trafficking victims, interior minister says

Turkey’s newly adopted law on “Foreigners and International Protection” unveiled by the interior minister yesterday marked significant changes in the sense of human rights of immigrants and foreigners.

The law officially declared the foundation of the General Directorate of Migration Management, which has been established under the Ministry of Interior and will be a hub for implementing and regulating the entry, stay and exit from Turkey for foreign nationals, and for the protection of the rights of human trafficking victims, Interior Minister Muammer Güler(photo) told members of the press as he attended the Budapest Process yesterday in Istanbul.