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Afghan Refugees Complain of Harassment in Pakistan

Sahib Rehman Faizy stood in his narrow shop full of brightly-colored Afghan clothing for women and reminisced about when business was good. A refugee from neighboring Afghanistan, he has lived in Pakistan's capital city of Islamabad for more than 20 years. Like many other Afghan refugees, he was able to set up a successful business. A bit of harassment by local police was always a problem, he said, but the situation has deteriorated significantly since December, when armed militants...

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