Deportations by Pakistan, Iran leave forcibly displaced Afghans vulnerable

The World Refugee & Migration Council deplores ongoing deportations of Afghans and others by the Governments of Pakistan and Iran. Already more than 400,000 Afghans have been forced to leave Pakistan, and more than a million have been deported by Iran this year. Expulsion puts many of these individuals at grave personal risk. Many who […]

Afghanistan a Year After the Taliban Occupation: An Ongoing War on Human Rights

Ferdouse Asefi, University of Toronto The word “anniversary” usually brings about happy and memorable moments. But Aug. 15 marks one year since the Taliban takeover and occupation of Afghanistan, and it’s not a happy occasion for my homeland. Recently, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) released a report entitled “Human Rights in Afghanistan,” […]