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Forced migration and forced to move in host country again.

About 10,000 Syrians live in Onder neighborhood, Ankara, Turkey. It’s location near the Siteler, a furniture town with many small factories is advantageous for refugees to find low-pay jobs here. Many of them work at Sitter’s furniture stores as porters. But with the slum gentrification programs by the state, many Syrian immigrants kept on moving because the houses they rented was demolished.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Ankara, Turkey
Camera: NIKON D3000
Copyright: © Wen Chi TSAI