Publish dateThursday 28 December 2023 - 14:27
Story Code : 283056
World Food Program: Thousands of Afghan refugees are being returned from Pakistan empty-handed
Concerns about the situation of Afghan refugees being deported from Pakistan and their uncertain fate are increasing with each passing day.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA):The World Food Program says that thousands of these people have been returned to Afghanistan empty-handed.

The World Food Program yesterday (Wednesday, December 27) published a video of an Afghan migrant who, according to him, was deported after 14 years of living in Pakistan.

This immigrant said without mentioning his name: "We didn't bring anything from Pakistan, we brought one or two blankets. We did not bring anything else. Now we don't know what to do.

In November of this year, the interim government of Pakistan officially started the process of deporting more than one million and seven hundred thousand Afghan immigrants without documents.

According to the United Nations and the International Rescue Committee, nearly half a million Afghans have been deported from Pakistan to Afghanistan in the last two months.

At the same time, Maulvi Abdulsalam Hanafi, the administrative deputy of the Prime Minister's Department, said yesterday during the ceremony to commemorate the 6th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet Red Army that 800,000 Afghan refugees have been forcibly deported by the neighboring countries and correctly by the Islamic Emirate of Management. have became.

Sirajuddin Haqqani, Acting Minister of Interior, also said that countries should treat Afghan immigrants according to international standards.

He said: "We say that something that is the norms of the world or the common principles that they have made, should be treated in the light of it. Afghan immigrants are in trouble. They are returned in the course of a month during the cold winter and moved here."

The interim government of Pakistan has started deporting Afghan immigrants from that country, while the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is considered alarming.

According to United Nations statistics, more than 29 million Afghans need humanitarian aid.

Despite the fact that various human rights defenders have repeatedly asked the Pakistani authorities to stop the forced deportation of Afghan immigrants in the current situation, but they have not paid attention to these requests.
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