Humanitarian Aid

How has Turkey Championed Humanitarian Aid An Interview with Kızılay
How has Turkey Championed Humanitarian Aid? An Interview with Kızılay President Kerem Kinik

With the Rohingya crisis, the Syrian civil war and the crisis in Yemen, Turkey has increased its efforts in humanitarian...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Amid Worldwide Hypocrisy Turkey becomes the Global Paragon of Humanity
Amid Worldwide Hypocrisy, Turkey becomes the Global Paragon of Humanity and Hospitality

Whilst refugees, or the threat thereof, has become a political leverage to win elections in many European countries left...

Friday, October 5, 2018

International Mount of Olives Peace Awards 2018
International Mount of Olives Peace Awards 2018

With the attendance of President Erdogan, awards were given to Craig and Cindy Corrie on behalf of Rachel Corrie, who was...

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Love Army calls President Erdogan to help Rohingya Muslims
Love Army calls President Erdogan to help Rohingya Muslims

The “Love Army,” led by Jerome Jarre (@jeromejarre), made a call to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the Muslims in...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Turkish Red Crescent to support 1 500 Palestinian Families
Turkish Red Crescent to support 1,500 Palestinian Families

"With this broad participated support, our Palestinian siblings can look after themselves and their families," Kerem...

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Turkey rushes aid groups to quake-hit Iraq
Turkey rushes aid groups to quake-hit Iraq

“Special thanks to Turkey, AFAD [Turkey's Disaster Management Agency] and Red Crescent for their quick response and...

Monday, November 13, 2017

Turkey to lead on humanitarian assistance
Turkey to lead on humanitarian assistance

In comparison to the U.S., which spent $6.3 billion on humanitarian aid, Turkey spent $6 billion in 2016.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Turkey praised for its humanitarian efforts
Turkey praised for its humanitarian efforts

Filippo Grandi addressed Turkey as a “generous humanitarian donor,” following its pledge to spend $50 million on...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Turkey s humanitarian efforts continue for Rohingya Muslims
Turkey’s humanitarian efforts continue for Rohingya Muslims

In addition to its humanitarian agencies, an announcement made by the Parliamentary Union of Organization of Islamic...

Friday, October 13, 2017

Attacks against Rohingya continue in Myanmar
Attacks against Rohingya continue in Myanmar

“The patterns of attacks are evidently conducted systematically. The vigilante group torch Rohingya homes, the Rohingya...

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Rohingya crisis continues
Rohingya crisis continues

“We cannot be afraid to call the actions of the Burmese [Myanmar] authorities what they appear to be: a brutal, sustained...

Friday, September 29, 2017

Elderly Rohingya miserably fail to escape death
Elderly Rohingya miserably fail to escape death

“Nearly 1 million Rohingya are being subjected to genocide and are fleeing to Bangladesh,” “we never said it was Buddhists...

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Setting an Example Turkey s lead on humanitarian aid
Setting an Example: Turkey’s lead on humanitarian aid

The power relations that were formed during the colonial era remain stable today. When we talk of humanitarian crisis,...

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Rohingya crisis and the problem of aid
The Rohingya crisis and the problem of aid

Total US humanitarian funding for internally displaces people in Myanmar and refugees since last October now stands at $95...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Diplomatic tensions with Myanmar as Rohingya Muslims escape violence
Diplomatic tensions with Myanmar as Rohingya Muslims escape violence

De facto leader of Myanmar, former Nobel Peace recipient, Aung San Suu Kyi, did not attend the UN GA due to increasing...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims
Ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

Security operations launched by the Myanmar authorities on August 25 have been called ‘ethnic cleansing’ by the UN.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Turkey opens libraries in poor towns in Mexico
Turkey opens libraries in poor towns in Mexico

Over 500 students will benefit from 8 libraries set up at schools in southeastern Chiapas

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Erdogan urges Muslim countries to help Rohingya
Erdogan urges Muslim countries to help Rohingya

Turkish president addresses Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Kazakh capital Astana

Monday, September 11, 2017

Myanmar allows Turkey's TIKA to distribute 1000 tons of aid
Myanmar allows Turkey's TIKA to distribute 1000 tons of aid to Rohingya

Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalın announced that Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) will be the...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

UN backs Turkey's request for Rohingya Muslims
UN backs Turkey's request for Rohingya Muslims

UNHCR has backed Turkey's request that Bangladesh open its borders to fleeing Rohingya Muslims, amid warnings that more...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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