Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Pakistan Reveals Plan to Repatriate Afghan Refugees

Pakistan authorities say they have a plan to begin a phased repatriation of 1.5 million Afghan refugees within the next two years, ruling out the extension of the December 31 deadline for their legal stay in the country. Since 2002, the U.N. refugee agency has facilitated the return of 3.8 million registered Afghans from Pakistan.  The 1.5 million remaining constitute the largest protracted refugee population globally. Pakistani officials estimate there are another one million...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter