July 02, 2021
70 Years on, the Refugee Convention Still Struggles to Gain Traction in the Asia-Pacific
By Emily Venturi
The Asia-Pacific region counts the smallest percentage of state parties to the 1951 Refugee Convention and the 1967 Protocol – only 20 out of 48.
May 12, 2021
The Asymmetrical EU-Afghanistan Cooperation on Migration
By Mojib Rahman Atal
The EU’s persistent push for refugees to return to Afghanistan and efforts to fund reintegration programs fail to account for the country's ongoing instability.
April 06, 2020
From Iran’s Hot Zone, Afghans Flee Home, Spreading Virus
By Associated Press
"This virus is like the wind," said one returnee. "You do not know where it comes from and how you get infected."
October 11, 2018
Who Can Be Pakistani?
By Malik Achakzai
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan set off a fiery debate when he suggested citizenship for Afghan refugees.
September 22, 2018
Imran Khan's Citizenship Offer to Afghan Refugees: A Promise or a Topic for Debate?
By Soraya Parwani
Offering Pakistan-born Afghan refugees citizenship is in Pakistan’s best interest.
June 29, 2018
Never Again? Europe’s False Human Rights Promise
By Mirwais Wakil
Forcing Afghanistan to take back people seeking asylum in EU territory is little short of complicity toward the slaughter of innocents.
June 29, 2017
The Blueprint for China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Cooperation
By Ahmad Bilal Khalil
Some practical steps the three countries can take to boost trilateral cooperation.
February 07, 2017
Afghanistan: The Crisis of Deportees from Europe
By Arif Sahar
The refugee crisis is being politicized, at the expense of human rights.
November 08, 2016
National Geographic's 'Afghan Girl' to Be Deported Back to Afghanistan
By Roshni Kapur
Pakistan has decided to deport the famous green-eyed girl back to Afghanistan after her arrest.
October 21, 2016
Let’s Not Forget Afghanistan’s Internally Displaced Persons
By M. Ashraf Haidari
Most IDPs, like refugees, need protection from ongoing conflicts and deserve to live free from the fear of persecution.
October 07, 2016
Why Is Pakistan Expelling Afghan Refugees?
By Umair Jamal
The "reverse exodus" of Afghan refugees will destroy another generation of Afghans.
August 26, 2016
The Economic Toll of Afghanistan's Refugee Crisis
By Laiq Zirack
A staggering number of migrants and IDPs negatively impact the macroeconomy of Afghanistan.