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Afghan refugees in Greek camp: “If you kept animals in this situation, they would die”

Afghan refugees in Greek camp: “If you kept animals in this situation, they would die”

June 2, 2017 0

Hundreds of Afghan refugees in Greece would rather live in inhumane conditions than be forced to leave

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Pushed out of Pakistan into war-torn Afghanistan, refugees are told to be ‘patient’

Pushed out of Pakistan into war-torn Afghanistan, refugees are told to be ‘patient’

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 13, 2017 0

Afghan refugees pressured by Pakistan to return to their volatile homeland where they face hunger and homelessness should be “patient”, according to an official who said his government plans to eventually offer more

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UN under fire even as Pakistan lifts Afghan deportation order

UN under fire even as Pakistan lifts Afghan deportation order

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 13, 2017 0

Pakistan has backed off threats to deport more than two million Afghans starting next month, but the refugees are still under intense pressure to leave and the UN is accused of complicity in

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Medical care cut off as Taliban assaults key Afghan city

Medical care cut off as Taliban assaults key Afghan city

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 17, 2016 0

Thousands of civilians have been displaced without access to medical care as Afghan troops fight to hold Lashkar Gah.

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Why is China getting involved in Afghan peace talks?

Why is China getting involved in Afghan peace talks?

July 4, 2016 0

During German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s recent visit to China, the two countries agreed to jointly fund a disaster response centre in Afghanistan.

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Is Pakistan going to send Afghan refugees home?

Is Pakistan going to send Afghan refugees home?

June 23, 2016 0

Sardar Gul has been forced to cut his earnings by more than half.   Daily scrutiny by police cracking down on Afghan refugees in Pakistan turned his three-kilometre commute to a construction site

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Afghanistan’s failed promises to help people displaced by war

Afghanistan’s failed promises to help people displaced by war

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 31, 2016 0

Afghanistan has failed to live up to a 2014 pledge to care for people displaced by conflict within its borders, according to a report released today, even as the number of displaced has

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Will probe of “executions" at Afghan clinic bring justice?

Will probe of “executions" at Afghan clinic bring justice?

February 25, 2016 0

Both the Afghan government and NATO are investigating an Afghan special forces raid on a clinic in which three people were said to have been executed, including a teenage boy.

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Abuses rise along with pro-Afghan government militias

Abuses rise along with pro-Afghan government militias

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 7, 2015 0

KUNDUZ, AFGHANISTAN 07 September 2015 (IRIN) - In a bid to enforce its authority in Kunduz where the Taliban has taken over about 70 percent of the province, the Afghan government has scaled

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The $1bn hole in Afghanistan’s refugee system

The $1bn hole in Afghanistan’s refugee system

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 3, 2015 0

MAZAR-E-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN 03 September 2015 (IRIN) - The United States has allocated $950 million for assisting Afghan refugees and returnees, but much of that money has been lost to corruption while those in

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