Afghan Uyghurs Fear Deportation to China

Afghan Uyghurs Fear Deportation to China

Since the 1950s, hundreds of Uyghurs have fled from China to Afghanistan to escape the political and religious persecution under the Chinese government. They are a Turkish Muslim minority group, and about 12 million live in the Northwestern Xinjiang province known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The Afghanistan Uyghurs are immigrants whose parents fled China. […]

Afghan Refugees Trapped Between Poland and Belarus

Afghan Refugees Trapped Between Poland and Belarus

Humanitarian organizations and lawyers have urged Poland to allow a group of 32 Afghan refugees trapped between their border and that of Belarus for the past three weeks.  The four women, 27 men, and one 15-year-old girl have been trapped in Usnarz Górny – a village in the Podlaskie Voivodship (province), in north-eastern Poland, according […]

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