Turkey stops registering Syrian asylum seekers

According to this HRW dispatch .

It is a wonder quite how long Turkey has been able to erect a border wall with Syria, stop admitting refugees entry, shooting and killing some who try to cross the border, and not hosting them with full rights. How long can this go on with no condemnation from Europe or Canada or the US?

At the same time those countries vilify Turkey and Turks and conflate Erdogan with everything. And they never give Turkey much credit for hosting between 3 and 4 million refugees, they never seem to reflect on the every day solidarity that has taken for many ordinary Turks. Yet of course they paint their own refugees as burdens they are virtuously carrying. Because they don’t give credit where it is due nor criticism where it is due it is almost as if they know nothing about Turkey at all…

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