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2nd Hazara Man Deported

2nd Hazara Man Deported

Reported by Stephanie March CHRIS UHLMANN: The second Hazara man to be deported by the Australian Government against his will says he fears for his life in Kabul. The Immigration Department rejected the man’s claim that his job involved driving through Taliban areas, saying he’d be safe if he settled in Afghanistan’s capital. But refugee […]

No Justice for teenaged Afghanistan Immigrants during Forced Deportation in Norway

By: Kawa gharji It is nearly 12 years since the Taliban regime has fallen and a new government was established with the support of international communities accompanied by unprecedented support of people of Afghanistan. Over the past 100 years, no government in history of Afghanistan has experienced such level of widespread enthusiastic support. Before that, […]

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Norway: The Hell for Asylum Seekers

By Kawa Gharji Translated: Ishaq Mohammadi “Norway police usually search for asylum seekers over the weekends.  The reason police search and arrest asylum seekers over the weekends is because asylum seekers’ lawyers are not in their offices and it is impossible for asylum seekers to get in touch with their lawyers.  When everyone is asleep […]

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Hazara Refugees in Indonesia; Who Are We Anyway?

by Khadim Dai

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Activists attempt to prevent Hazara man deportation at Perth airport

By Pamela Medlen Activists have been campaigning at Perth International Airport to try to prevent a man from the minority Hazara community in Afghanistan being deported. The Refugee Rights Action Network said the 20-year-old man, who has been held at a detention centre in Northam for two years, has been moved to a facility near the airport. […]

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Taliban tortures Abbott government deportee

by Abdul Karim Hekmat Zainullah Naseri has been in Afghanistan three weeks when the Taliban find him. They stop the car in which he is travelling and find in his pockets his Australian driver’s licence – a memento of the country that on the night of August 26 made him the first Hazara to be […]

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Swedish government: Stop deportations by force

by Elisabeth Tingdal An article from the Swedish publication ”Miljömagasinet”, February 21, 2014 Translated from Swedish by Anita Amott for Hazara People International Network Last year about a hundred of Afghans were deported by force to Kabul. It was a painful business involving special police force, dogs and barricades. Demonstrators showed their loathing of the […]

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THE HUMAN FACE OF REFUGEE POLICY

By Besmellah Rezaee Refugees are the most vulnerable class of people in the world. They lack the protection of any state until and unless they are afforded it. Their desperate situation should oblige others to treat them with a compassionate realisation that refugees are human beings and their vulnerability should not be politicised for unethical […]

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“Reaping What Is Sown”: Teaching Greek to Afghanistani Refugees

by Marina Mogli In 2010, in a spur of the moment decision, I decided to volunteer to teach Greek to immigrants and asylum seekers in the Immigrant Center in my hometown, Volos in the port city in Greek region of Thessaly. [Add maps & photos] I always wanted to do something to help people and […]

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Punishment for Punishment’s Sake: the new guiding principles of Australia’s immigration policy

By Besmellah Rezaee In the past three months, the Coalition government has been busy implementing its pre-election policies that effectively violate the human rights of asylum seekers in this country. Accompanying the policy changes, we have witnessed Immigration Minister Scott Morrison’s flagrant vilification of this vulnerable group in the media. The government has embarked on […]

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