Pakistan’s Afghan Gamble: Refugees as a Strategic Tool Against the Taliban
By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
Islamabad wants Kabul to take actual action against the TTP, and is using Afghan refugees as a bargaining chip.
Pakistan Sets Up Deportation Centers to Hold Illegal Migrants
By Munir Ahmed
Pakistan's government warned that action will be taken against Pakistanis who are found to be sheltering unauthorized migrants in the country.
Pakistan Runs Out of Patience With Afghan Taliban
By Umair Jamal
It has introduced new measures to punish the Kabul regime for its continued sheltering of the TTP – including moving to repatriate Afghan refugees.
2 Years After Fall of Kabul, Tens of Thousands of Afghans Languish in Limbo Waiting for US Visas
By Rahim Faiez and Rebecca Santana
Worried about reprisals, many Afghans destroyed documents during the Taliban takeover. Now they need those documents to prove their case.
Philippine Senate Probes Afghan Refugee Deal
By Mong Palatino
A proposal to resettle 50,000 refugees, mostly former employees of the U.S. government in Afghanistan, has stirred up a political controversy.
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.
Afghan Refugees in Pakistan Protest Delay in US Resettlement
By Rahim Faiez
The delay has left the refugees in a vulnerable situation as they struggle with economic problems and lack of access to health and education in Pakistan.
Unwelcome Refugees: Afghans Continue to Face Pushback and Deportation
By Themba Lewis and Hanh Nguyen
As half a million Ukraine refugees move west into Europe, what happens to the solidarity the world once shared for Afghans?
As Iran-Taliban Tensions Rise, Afghan Migrants in Tinderbox
By Mehdi Fattahi and Isabel DeBre
Both Iran and the Taliban do not want an escalation, but long-smoldering hostilities risk spiraling out of control.
US Diplomat Apologizes to Thousands of Afghans Stuck in UAE
By Jon Gambrell
Around 12,000 Afghans remain stuck in Abu Dhabi. They represent a cross-section of those who fled the Taliban's lightning advance in August, from journalists to judges to soldiers.
An Afghan Refugee’s Shattered Japan Dream
By Lee H.O.
A young Afghan woman who emigrated to Japan became ensnared in a nightmare, caught between an abusive partner and a rigid bureaucracy.
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.