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Pakistan sends back hundreds of Afghan refugees to face Taliban repression
About 250,000 Afghan asylum seekers have arrived in Pakistan since August 2021, but a migrant crackdown has left many of them in fear of being jailed or deported
More than 600 Afghans have been deported from Pakistan in the past three days, and hundreds more face expulsion in a renewed crackdown on migrants.
- Zofeen T Ebrahim
- The Guardian
On Saturday, 302 people were sent back to Afghanistan from Sindh province and 303 on Monday, including 63 women and 71 children.
A further 800 people are expected to be deported in the coming days.
About 250,000 Afghans have arrived in Pakistan since the…