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More than 2,000 Afghan refugees return from Iran and Pakistan

March 20, 2023 05:13 IS

Kabul (Afghanistan), March 20 (ANI): More than 2,000 afghan refugees had returned to his nation from Iran and Pakistan, taliban fixed Refugees and repatriation the department announced, according to Khaama Press.
Taking to Twitter, the Refugees, and repatriation department, on Saturday, said that 1851 afghan refugees of Iran and another 331 of Pakistan he returned home via the crossing points of Spin Boldak and Islamqala.
The department further revealed that of 331 refugees, 70 are those who were released from Pakistanprisons after the mediation of the Afghan Embassy in Islamabad.
Earlier, Pakistani prison released 26 Afghan detainees, Khaama Press reported.
The detainees were brought from prisons in Pakistan through the border crossing Spin Boldak.

AfghanistanDepartment of Refugees and repatriation, on Wednesday, said the women and children were jailed in Sindh due to lack of residence papers. They were among the detainees who had been released.
In recent months, hundreds of undocumented Afghan citizens, including women and children, have been imprisoned in PakistanPrisons in , including Karachi and Sindh, are facing strong criticism from national and international entities, according to Khaama Press.
Organizations, particularly Pakistan Commission on Human Rights and the UN Refugee Agency, urged the government of Pakistan treat Afghan citizens decently, Khaama Press reported.
137 Afghan citizens were released from Karachi prison earlier this month and returned to their homes.
In addition, a significant number of Afghan migrants are reportedly returning to Afghanistan of Iran and Pakistan During the last months. Some of these refugees chose to return home voluntarily, others are forced to leave their host countries.
From the talibanUpon his return to power in August 2021, thousands of Afghans fled Afghanistan neighboring countries for fear of persecution and death threats. Most of these people entered host countries through illegal channels and now face serious problems including forced deportation and imprisonment. (ME TOO)

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