October 05, 2021
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.
September 28, 2021
Iran and Pakistan: Bilateral Bonding Over the Taliban
By Umair Jamal
Mutual interests are prompting Iran and Pakistan to work together to prevent Afghanistan from descending into another civil war.
September 21, 2021
‘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.
September 15, 2021
Afghan Women Footballers Flee to Pakistan
By Niha Dagia
The Afghan National Girls Youth Football team, its coaches, and their families were facing threats from the Taliban.
September 14, 2021
Where Will the Afghan Refugees Go? Non-Humanitarian Openings for the Unfolding Crisis
By Anshu N. Chatterjee
Time and again international powers involved in Afghanistan have aided refugees for political and strategic reasons that extend far beyond humanitarian concerns.
September 08, 2021
Uzbekistan Should Do More to Help Afghans
By Mihra Rittman and Hugh Williamson
Tashkent has assisted Western countries in evacuating some Afghans, but Uzbekistan can and should do more.
August 31, 2021
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Hedge on Afghan Refugees
By Catherine Putz
Both countries have been willing to take some Afghan refugees in, but only temporarily.
August 24, 2021
For Afghan Refugees in India, Hopes Dim for Returning Home
By Sheikh Saaliq
The Taliban blitz toward Kabul left refugees already in India feeling isolated and farther from home than ever.
August 17, 2021
India Must Champion the Cause of Afghan Refugees More Inclusively
By Mohamed Zeeshan
Even as it leads global action on Afghanistan at the UNSC, India must salvage its own credibility as a hospitable destination for asylum seekers.
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."