Guidance

Turkey: country policy and information notes

Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

Documents

Country policy and information note: Gülenism, Turkey, February 2018

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Country policy and information note: Kurdish political parties, Turkey, August 2017

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Country policy and information note: Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Turkey, August 2017

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Country policy and information note: Alevis, Turkey, August 2017

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Country policy and information note: human rights defenders, Turkey, June 2017

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Country policy and information note: sexual orientation and gender identity, Turkey, June 2017

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Country information and guidance: journalists, Turkey, March 2016

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Country information and guidance: military service, Turkey, March 2016

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Country information and guidance: background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation, Turkey, February 2016

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Country information and guidance: Kurdish ethnicity, Turkey, February 2016

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Country information and guidance: women fearing gender-based violence, Turkey, February 2016

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Country information and guidance: prison conditions, Turkey, February 2016

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Country information and guidance reports are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

The reports also give information on asylum seekers’ countries of origin.

Published 9 December 2016
Last updated 21 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated country policy and information note on Gülenism.
  2. Removal of country information and guidance on HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party), March 2016.
  3. Updated information on the PKK, Kurdish political parties and Alevis.
  4. Updated guidance on 'human rights defenders' and 'sexual orientation and gender identity'.
  5. New guidance added on 'Gülenism'.
  6. First published.