Regional Protection and Advocacy Adviser for Asia/Europe, Dan Tyler and the Advocacy Manager, Jackie Okao visit Torkham border to see the flow of Afghan Returnees from Pakistan. They visit DoRR and IOM centers at zero point and discussed general situation, the possibility of influx in coming months and the response capabilities.
Some 2 million Afghan Refugees are living in Pakistan. Islamabad has decided to push back all Afghan to their country after two months.
NRC’s General Secretary Jan Egeland argues for a freeze in deportations to Afghanistan: "Afghanistan is no place for involuntary returns, and this is no time for Europe or Afghanistan’s neighbours to deport families."
Photo: Enayatullah Azad/NRC
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ESCAPING WAR: prepration and visiting JAA