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While volunteering at a Greek refugee camp with my wife, I couldn't help but notice the particular plight of men, women and children fleeing from Afghanistan. ... Afghan refugees are in a terrible bind. ... Choices for this desperate family are to stay ...
Devon County Council said 23 children from the "Jungle" camp in Calais arrived at the temporary centre near Great Torrington.

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said on 19 October that 8,397 civilians were killed or injured from January to September this year, about the same number for the first nine months of last year.
Concerned protestors reportedly gathered in the centre of Stockholm on Saturday to protest against the measures which include forcing child asylum seekers to prove their age. Simultaneous demonstrations also took place in 14 other Swedish towns and ...
It followed a change to the Immigration Act which meant Britain has to accept some of the "most vulnerable" unaccompanied child refugees who do not necessarily have ties to the UK. Previously all the young refugees who have arrived in Britain have been ...

The number of children killed or injured in the war in Afghanistan is on the rise, according to a United Nations report released Wednesday.
In human rights news around the world today: Protect children in Afghanistan, Calais & Greece; South Africa may leave ICC.
... homes CWS organizes for unaccompanied and separated (refugee) children. The Jakarta neighborhood where we are renting the house for 40 Afghan and Somali boys has been quite welcoming, which is great for the boys who have left so much, including ...
George Gabriel of citizens UK joined the furore by declaring: "We think one of the photos is actually a translator accompanying the children." The claim was also spread by actor David Schneider - a critic of UK migrant policy - and law lecturer Simon ...
The latest update from the United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UNAMA) documents 639 conflict-related deaths and 1,822 injuries among children in the first nine months of this year - 15 percent higher than the same period in 2015, which ...
The 16-year-old fled Afghanistan more than a year ago after the Taliban burned down his house and the government accused him of being a spy for them and had not seen any family member since September 2015.
The number of children killed or injured in the war in Afghanistan is on the rise, according to a United Nations report released Wednesday.
The uptick in fighting has been particularly deadly for Afghanistan's children, according to the United Nations. A new report, released Wednesday, paints a grim picture of the violence facing young people in Afghanistan, where 639 children died and 1 ...
She met Sonita Alizadeh through her cousin, a social worker in an NGO protecting street children. Sonita was just another undocumented teen refugee from Afghanistan, searching for shelter in Iran. Sonita was not like other kids. Inspired by Eminem ...

The government says it will resettle 3,000 refugee children but with such slow action and the camp due to be dismantled within weeks, the future for many youngsters still stuck there is uncertain.
Up to 300 unaccompanied children from the Calais "Jungle" camp are expected to arrive for resettlement in Britain within days, officials said.
Kevin Frost, a special forces sergeant in the Australian Army, has done something unusual. He wishes, even demands, to be tried for his role behind the ...
Up to 300 unaccompanied children from the Calais "Jungle" camp are expected to arrive for resettlement in Britain within days, officials said.
Kabul, Afghanistan - On the second day of the Taliban's major offensive in Kunduz on October 4, Ahmad Zia and his family were out shopping, when his wife and their youngest child, Morsal, were hit by shell fragments, injuring them in multiple parts of ...
A recent surge of tens of thousands of Afghan families returning from Pakistan, spurred by increasing incidents of detention, forced evictions, police raids and harassment, signals a possible humanitarian crisis for Afghanistan in the coming months ...
These incredible pictures show small children having their heads sliced open as part of the ritual. While other pictures taken in India, Lebanon and Afghanistan show men using whips, kitchen knives and even chains with blades attached to them to slice ...
While other pictures taken in India, Lebanon and Afghanistan show men using whips, kitchen knives and even chains with blades attached to them to slice open their bodies in the ultimate display of faith.
On Wednesday, grieving worshippers described desperately trying to shelter their children against a hail of gunfire during the Kabul attacks.
He told Allen that his father lives in Birmingham, giving him the legal right to cross the Channel and claim asylum in the UK. But it currently takes 10-11 months to process his case, causing many children - including the Afghan teen - to try to ...
So what's happened to all these missing children? To put it simply, no-one really knows. That's because when a child from Syria, Afghanistan or Eritrea goes missing in Greece or Italy, nothing much happens. Few border agencies file a missing person's ...
Afghanistan opium Afghan children gather raw opium on a poppy field on the outskirts of Jalalabad, April 28, 2015. Reuters/Parwiz Parwiz.
Umer Ali travels to the Pakistani border city of Peshawar for the first in refugees Deeply's 'Return to Afghanistan' series, finding that the forced return of thousands of Afghan refugees is breaking up marriages and dividing families. Ameer Muhammad ...
A discussion group at women for Afghan women headquarters in Queens, New York. (Credit: WAW). Share ... "We work with the communities - not just women, but with the families - because Afghanistan is a patriarchal society, and women don't want to ...
EIGHTEEN Afghan nationals - including seven children - were allegedly discovered in the back of two lorries travelling through Poole Port just days after the conclusion of a police operation.
7 October 2016 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan. Many Western leaders claimed the invasion, dubbed Operation Enduring Freedom, was a humanitarian intervention to liberate Afghans and especially Afghan women and girls ...
One girl under the age of 15 is married every seven seconds, according to a new report by Save The Children. The study says girls as young as 10 are forced to marry much older men in countries including Afghanistan, Yemen, India and Somalia. Save the ...
"There have been Indian children and Pakistani children and Afghan children that have been maimed and murdered at the hands of terrorists for many, many years - not just the last 15 years," Kirby said replying to a questions about the conflicts and ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - On this day 15 years ago, the United States began a costly war in Afghanistan that in several ways is more grim now than ever before.
By IWPR Afghanistan. More than 8,000 children are missing out on school and being forced into hard physical labour in Farah province, according to speakers at a recent IWPR debate.
They ought to find solutions to improve children's lives." Debate participant Mohammad Yaqub Maftoon asked the panel about possible solutions to the child labour problem could be. Jan Mohammad Grardiwal, in charge of Farah's orphanages, said that his ...
The deal, signed on Sunday, has not been made public but a copy seen by the Guardian states that Afghanistan commits to readmitting any Afghan citizen who has not been granted asylum in Europe, and who refuses to return to Afghanistan voluntarily ...
Afghan children deserve better - the EU needs to focus on education and protection in Afghanistan, rather than implementing harsh returns policies, writes Karen Mets.
Afghan children deserve better - the EU needs to focus on education and protection in Afghanistan, rather than implementing harsh returns policies, writes Karen Mets.
Los Angeles (AP) - Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached a temporary custody agreement that will allow the actor to visit with his six children. Two sources familiar with the agreement but not authorized to speak publicly said Friday the ...
It sent out a very clear message that this was not going to be business as usual," said Imran Zeb Khan, Pakistan's chief commissioner for Afghan refugees. He said the cash incentives, as well as public encouragement from Afghan diplomats here, added to ...
Kabul: The United Nations has denounced the death of 15 civilians, including a child, in a US air strike against Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan, calling for an independent investigation into the killings. The drone attack occurred ...
She said the government must reunite lone refugee children who have become stranded in Europe with their families in Britain, and ensure local authorities are equipped to care for unaccompanied child asylum-seekers. "Both central and local government ...
Local peace worker to speak about Afghanistan ... Coe taught at The Street Kids school, which was started by Afghan teenagers.
Local officials in Afghanistan's Ghor province have said that several militant groups including the Taliban are recruiting children, inducting them as soldiers into the group. Zabiulalh Jawad, the independent human rights chief in the province, has ...
Several hundred lone refugee children could now be sent home from Sweden due to a change in how the rule on exceptional circumstances is applied when ...
The evening will be a celebration of Afghanistan; children from our local Afghan/Canadian community entertain.
This year's video (see below) is about Hanneilie Groenewald, whose husband and teenage children were martyred in Afghanistan. "She shares the story of losing them but the story of how God sustained her really through that," Nettleon says of the video.


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