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‘Stop playing politics’: refugees stuck in Indonesia rally against UNHCR for chronic waiting

One evening last month, the young man from Afghanistan, of Hazara ethnicity, arrived in Jakarta.

His people-smuggler dropped him at the UNHCR entrance reserved for refugees, where he was told to wait.

  • Chrisanthi Giotis
  • The Conversation

The next day, mid-morning, he was still outside waiting to speak to someone.

He was too afraid to …

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