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Pakistan sends back 4,02,312 illegal foreigners, including Afghanistan nationals, to home country

At least 4,02,312 illegal foreigners, including Afghanistan nationals, have been sent back to their homeland by Pakistani officials, media reports said.

Afghanistan: $26 million appeal for returnees from Pakistan

WFP is seeking $26.3 million to assist one million Afghans forced to leave Pakistan following the Government’s decision to deport undocumented foreigners.

Afghanistan Refugees: UNHCR concerned at adverse effects of Pakistan orders for undocumented foreigners to leave

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is raising concerns over Pakistan’s announcement for undocumented foreigners to leave, as the orders have adversely affected Afghan nationals including registered refugees and others with valid documents.

Pakistan: Balochistan Minister says 10 lakh undocumented immigrants will be repatriated by end of January 2024

Balochistan Caretaker Minister for Information Jan Achakzai has said 10 lakh undocumented immigrants will soon be repatriated from the country by the end of January 2024.

Ensure safety and efficient resettlement of Afghan refugees and asylum seekers, urges US to Pakistan

The US government has asked Pakistan to ensure safety and efficient resettlement of Afghan refugees and asylum seekers.

Some Pakistani civil society activists demand Pakistan to stop forceful deportation of Afghanistan refugees

Some civil society activists are demanding Pakistan stop the forceful deportation of Afghan refugees from the south Asian nation.

Desperate Afghan returnees from Pakistan face uncertain future: IOM

The UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) and humanitarian partners are providing critical aid at border crossing points between Pakistan and Afghanistan in the face of a surge in forced returns of Afghan nationals.

Pakistan: New visa policy implemented at Chaman border despite protest

The Pakistani government has started implementing a new visa regime on the Chaman border crossing with Afghanistan despite protests by locals, traders and even political parties.

Expelled Afghan nationals suffering psychological, emotional problems: Reports

Several Afghan refugees, who have been expelled from Pakistan, claim that they suffered psychologically due to harassment by the Pakistani military.

UN Human Rights Chief Volker Türk says he is alarmed by reports of human rights abuses against Afghans forced to leave Pakistan

UN Human Rights Chief Volker Türk said today he was alarmed by reports that the arbitrary expulsion of Afghan nationals from Pakistan has been accompanied by abuse, including ill-treatment, arbitrary arrests and detention, destruction of property and personal belongings, and extortion.

Pakistan: Afghan national shot dead in Karachi

An Afghan national was shot dead in a shooting incident in Karachi city of Pakistan on Sunday.

Pakistan: Around 200,000 Afghanistan nationals repatriated via Torkham

Around 200,000 Afghans have been sent home via the Torkham border after the Pakistani government initiated a drive against undocumented foreigners.

Afghanistan: Explosion in bus leaves seven people dead

An explosion rocked a bus in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Tuesday which left at least seven people dead.

Iran claims it neutralized Mossad drone attack, arrested three local spies

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry, in cooperation with Afghanistan's ruling Taliban group, has neutralized a drone attack allegedly by Iran's spy agency Mossad in the eastern half of the country.

Afghan refugees, who are returning to country, complaint of mistreatment by Iran security forces

Several Afghan refugees, who have returned to the country from Iran, have complained of mistreatment by the country's military.