Pendant des années, les Afghans ont fui la violence dans leur pays, en quête d’asile en Europe ou ailleurs dans le Moyen-Orient. Mais au cours de la dernière année, environ 600.000 Afghans ont traversé la frontière de nouveau dans l’Afghanistan, venant du Pakistan, l’Iran et l’Europe quand ils se voient refuser l’asile.
PBS has a report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees which says that hundreds of thousands of those who fled Afghanistan over the last 30 years are returning home. The UNHCR is looking for western governments to give more money to Afghanistan to soften the blow on the economy there as this many people return.
Photo in the PBS story: Afghans wait to cross into their home country at the border post in Torkham, Pakistan, on March 7. Photo by Fayaz Aziz/Reuters (Where are the women and children?)
When I checked Wrapsnetto see how many we were bringing to America, I was surprised to see our ‘refugee’ intake from Afghanistan increasing, not decreasing.
First see what the PBS Newshour is reporting, here:
For years, Afghans have fled the violence in their country, seeking asylum in Europe or elsewhere in the Middle East. But over the past…
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