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After decades in Pakistan, more Afghan refugees set to return - UNHCR

23 June 2016 | Español | Français | عربي. Qudsia, 40, talks to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi about returning to Afghanistan with her husband and four children after living 35 years in exile in Pakistan. © UNHCR/Insiya Syed. PESHAWAR ...and more »

Afghan refugees face an uncertain future after June 30 - The Express Tribune

Islamabad may not renew the Pakistan Proof of Registration cards for 2.5 million Afghan refugees due to expire on June 30. After having hosted their three generations, Islamabad has changed its mood. Already, intelligence agencies are on the hunt for ...and more »

Is Pakistan going to send Afghan refugees home? - IRINnews.org

Daily scrutiny by police cracking down on Afghan refugees in Pakistan turned his three-kilometre commute to a construction site into a two-hour ordeal. It became untenable. So, instead of braving checkpoints and spot checks at work, Gul traded in his ...and more »

UN urges Pakistanis not to label Afghan refugees 'terrorists' - The Express Tribune

PESHAWAR: The United Nations refugee chief on Thursday urged Pakistanis not to blame Afghan refugees for terrorism in their country, amid growing public calls for their deportation and worsening relations between the two neighbours. Warning that the ...and more »

UN Report Shows Refugee Numbers Have Hit a Historic High - Smithsonian

The number of displaced people in the world reached 65.3 million at the end of 2015, according to a new report released by the United Nations Refugee Committee (UNHCR). That's the first time the number has exceeded 60 million, the report finds.and more »

Refugees in their own land: UN report glosses over India's internally displaced - Hindustan Times

If there is one photograph of the Syrian refugee crisis that will haunt the world for the years to come, it must be that of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, whose body was washed up on a beach in Turkey in September. The young boy, found lying face-down on ...and more »

Pakistan calls for aid for its millions of Afghan refugees - The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, home for decades to millions of Afghan refugees, called for the support of the international community as it warned that without help, the flow of those fleeing Afghanistan's decades-long war to Europe could increase. After the ...and more »

Australia Breaking Promises to Refugees Says NFP - Pro Bono Australia

The world's wealthiest nations, including Australia, have failed to deliver on promises to increase resettlement for the world's neediest refugees, according to the Refugee Council of Australia. SHARE ...and more »

Rape and sexual exploitation should not be the norm for female refugees - Middle East Monitor

The refugee crisis has rightfully been receiving much attention over the past two years. The latest statistics from UNHCR show that the number of forcibly-displaced people is now 65.3 million, which means we have reached record levels. Among them ...and more »