Afghan refugees

Afghans in Indonesia protest slow UN resettlement process

In December 2020, almost 14,000 refugees from 50 countries were registered in Indonesia, most of them Afghan refugees.

published on : 15th November 2021

Thousands of Afghan refugees fleeing to Iran: Aid official

An estimated 300,000 have fled Afghanistan into Iran since the Taliban takeover, according to the NRC.

published on : 11th November 2021

Miles donations are providing flights for Afghan refugees

Individuals have donated enough miles and credit card points to cover 20,000 flights, according to Miles4Migrants and Welcome.

published on : 26th October 2021

Psychologist joins hands with Afghan asylum-seeker to start Dari classes in Delhi

Often, for the Afghan community in India, communicating with those around them is a constant challenge. 

published on : 6th October 2021

736 Afghans recorded for new registration in India from August 1 to September 11: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency said it is in constant dialogue with the government on matters pertaining to Afghan nationals, including issuance and extensions of visa, assistance, and solutions.

published on : 15th September 2021

Turkey says it lacks capacity to handle new refugee influx from Afghanistan

Turkey, which already hosts the world's largest refugee population, including 3.7 million Syrians, is concerned about a potential influx of refugees fleeing the Taliban.

published on : 14th September 2021

Pakistan set to host meeting of Afghanistan neighbours

The meeting may discuss the issue of recognising the new Taliban government.

published on : 8th September 2021

Pakistan deports over 200 Afghan nationals

The administration in Chaman said no arrangements were made so far to welcome Afghan refugees to Pakistan.

published on : 8th September 2021

India provides refuge to former Afghan governor, four others

The decision comes days after India deported Afghan Member of Parliament Kargar, a move that invited criticism at home and diplomatic circles globally.

published on : 7th September 2021

No Afghan protestors outside UNHCR office now: Delhi Police to HC

The high court had said that the law was same for everybody and questioned the authorities as to how there can be 500 persons gathered for protest when the guidelines do not permit it.

published on : 7th September 2021

Pakistan not setting up new camps for Afghan refugees: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad

Officially about 1.5 million are registered and have documents to stay, carry out businesses and move across the border.

published on : 7th September 2021

Pope urges countries to take in Afghan refugees

The pope didn’t cite the Taliban or their policies, but added: “may young Afghans receive an education, which is essential for human development.”

published on : 5th September 2021

Mushroom poisoning kills 5-year-old Afghan evacuee in Poland, police to probe incident 

The family of two adults and four children allegedly cooked soup with the highly poisonous mushrooms they found in the forest around a center where they were undergoing a mandatory quarantine.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Poland to temporarily host around 500 Afghan evacuees who worked with NATO

Michal Dworczyk said Friday that the Afghans will remain in Poland for up to three months before moving on to other countries.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Taliban spokesman says China to keep embassy in Afghanistan, increase aid

"The Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister said that they would maintain their embassy in Kabul, adding our relations would beef up as compared to the past," a Taliban spokesperson said.

published on : 3rd September 2021
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