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Afghan refugee crisis

The Plight of Deported Afghans 

The Plight of Deported Afghans 

By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
An unending refugee and humanitarian crisis the world seems to have forgotten.

How the Global Refugee Forum Can Help End Afghanistan’s Refugee Crisis 

How the Global Refugee Forum Can Help End Afghanistan’s Refugee Crisis 

By M. Ashraf Haidari
Ultimately, restoring sustainable peace in Afghanistan is the only durable solution to the plight of its refugees. But there is much that can be done to work toward that goal and help people now.
An Iranian Reversal on Afghan Refugees

An Iranian Reversal on Afghan Refugees

By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
The difference between the deportation policies targeting Afghans in both Pakistan and Iran is the noise surrounding these efforts.

An Afghan Woman’s Drowning Symbolizes the Betrayal of a Nation

An Afghan Woman’s Drowning Symbolizes the Betrayal of a Nation

By Philip Smucker
Journalist Torpekai Amarkhel was among dozens of asylum seekers who died when their boat capsized near Italy. Her story encapsulates how the world has failed the Afghan people.

Unable to Leave: The Afghans Stuck in Afghanistan

Unable to Leave: The Afghans Stuck in Afghanistan

By Hanh Nguyen, Themba Lewis, and Hui Yin Chuah
Thousands of at-risk Afghans need practical, accessible, and legal routes to international protection, and continued efforts to ensure support for those “involuntarily immobile.”

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Security, System Issues, and a Flood of Refugees Make Getting Afghan Allies to Safety a Challenge

Security, System Issues, and a Flood of Refugees Make Getting Afghan Allies to Safety a Challenge

By Richard L. Benkin
The process, always slow and cumbersome, is now overwhelmed. Even as cases move through the system, safety remains a grave concern for Afghans forced to wait.

Amid Afghanistan’s Emergency, Its Neighbors Need Support

Amid Afghanistan’s Emergency, Its Neighbors Need Support

By Evan Jones
On the world stage, Afghanistan risks becoming a forgotten crisis, despite rising humanitarian needs. But its closest neighbors don’t have the luxury of looking the other way.
No Place for Afghan Refugees in Central Asia

No Place for Afghan Refugees in Central Asia

By Umida Hashimova
Even financial compensation can’t lure Central Asian countries into accepting Afghan refugees.

US Resumes Afghan Refugee Flights After Measles Shots

US Resumes Afghan Refugee Flights After Measles Shots

By Ben Fox
After a three-week pause in flights due to a small measles outbreak, flights are set to resume to bring Afghans to the U.S.

Afghanistan Crisis Reignites South Korea’s Refugee Debate

Afghanistan Crisis Reignites South Korea’s Refugee Debate

By Seoho Lee and Natalia Slavney
As South Korea admits Afghans as “special contributors,” the country remains divided over refugees.

What Explains Tajikistan’s Evolving Position on Afghan Refugees?

What Explains Tajikistan’s Evolving Position on Afghan Refugees?

By Umida Hashimova
In late July, a Tajik official said the country had the capacity to accept 100,000 Afghan refugees. Since then, Dushanbe has fallen into the broader, anti-refugee Central Asian line.
‘We Were Them:’ Vietnamese Americans Help Afghan Refugees

‘We Were Them:’ Vietnamese Americans Help Afghan Refugees

By Amy Taxin
The crisis in Afghanistan has reopened painful wounds for many of the country's 2 million Vietnamese Americans, and spurred many to assist new arrivals.

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