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Pakistan: Widespread Abuses Force Afghans to Leave

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Afghans leaving Pakistan because of the Pakistani government’s mass deportation campaign, Torcham, Pakistan, November 10, 2023.   © 2023 Nabila Lalee/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images (New York) – Pakistani authorities have committed widespread abuses against Afghans living in Pakistan to compel their return to Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch said today. Police and other officials have carried out mass detentions, seized property and livestock, and destroyed identity documents to expel thousands of Afghan refugees and asylum seekers. Since mid-September 2023, Pakistani…

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