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Sudanese to be Deported by Jordan Await Fate Near Airport

Hundreds of Sudanese asylum seekers slated for deportation have spent a night near Jordan's international airport, as the U.N. refugee agency urged Jordan not to send them back to Sudan. Agency spokeswoman Aoife McDonnell said Thursday that “we are gravely concerned about these people.” She says the potential deportations “go against the principle of no forced return” enshrined in international law. The agency says majority of some 3,500 Sudanese in Jordan are from the troubled...

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