dpa: A group of 26 rejected asylum seekers arrived in Kabul early on January 13 after being deported from Germany, airport officials said. The chartered flight landed at 7 a.m. local time. It marked the 35th deportation flight from Germany to Afghanistan since December 2016. A total of 963 failed asylum seekers have been sent
Tolo News: European countries, including Germany, have started the deportation of Afghans after a nine-month break over the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, a batch of 40 Afghan asylum-seekers arrived in Kabul from Germany after Berlin resumed deportation flights to Afghanistan, Deutsche Welle reported. Click here to read more (external link).
The Daily Mail (UK): The 25-year-old man has been charged with endangering his young son’s life; The two were among a group of 25 people whose boat reportedly capsized ; The unnamed father faces up to 10 years in prison if found guilty in Greece; Lawyers and NGOs have criticised the unusual legal action as
1TV: More than 350 Afghan asylum seekers have died near Turkish border during the last nine months, Afghanistan’s Consul General in Istanbul said calling the figure as shocking. Those who have reached their destination are also facing hardship and are seeking to return home, Zakaria Barekzai said. Click here to read more (external link).
The Verge: When the US entered Afghanistan, local DJs were hired to help with the war effort. And when the American military pulled out, they abandoned those voices, leaving many of them for dead. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 9, 2019 Germany has deported another group of failed Afghan asylum seekers to their home country, according to the dpa news agency. Forty-four Afghans arrived in Kabul on October 9 — the 28th such group that has been deported in less than three years. Since December 2016, 720 Afghans have
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 5, 2019 Officials in Serbia has accused border police in EU neighbor Croatia of torturing an Afghan teen and ignoring his and 15 other fellow migrants’ right to claim asylum within the Brussels-based bloc. The allegation was quickly dismissed by Zagreb as an effort by Belgrade to deflect criticism of
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 1, 2019 Police in France detained an Afghan asylum-seeker after one person was killed and nine others injured in a knife attack near a commuter train station outside Lyon. Authorities on August 31 described the attacker as a 33-year-old Afghan citizen who had applied for asylum in France and was
“This deportation is emblematic of the cruel and dehumanising policies of many European governments” Massimo Moratti, Amnesty International Amnesty International: Eshan Abbasi (16) and his sister Taibeh (20) and brother Yasin (22), were deported from Norway to Istanbul on Saturday together with their mother. Due to her health condition, their mother is expected to be returned
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 9, 2019 A European Council watchdog committee has accused German police of mistreating an Afghan man being deported back to his homeland by squeezing his genitals. “To ill-treat a person by squeezing the genitals, a technique which is clearly aimed at inflicting severe pain to gain compliance, is both excessive