House of Commons
EDM #1706
Tabled 16 October 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House expresses concern about the Turkish Government's demand for the forced repatriation of some 285 Turkish teachers and their families living legally in Pakistan; notes that many teachers have been illegally returned by the Pakistani Government and have faced arbitrary arrest, detention and even torture by Turkish authorities; supports the working group of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees description of these deportations as a grave violation of human rights; calls on the Turkish Government to release any detained teachers and family members; further calls on the Pakistani Government to refuse to repatriate any remaining teachers; and calls on the Government to make representations to its Turkish and Pakistani counterparts on behalf of those teachers and their families who have been arbitrarily deported and detained.

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