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AAN in the Media

Sicheres Herkunftsland Afghanistan: Krasse Fehleinschätzungen

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Tageszeitung, 14 August 2017

Op-ed by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig about the German foreign office’s latest security assessment for Afghanistan in the Berlin-based daily (in German). He points out that the conclusion – “security situation for Afghan civilians has not changed substantially” since end of ISAF mission – contradicts latest UN Spacial Rep report to the UN Security Council which notes a “general” deterioration of the situation throughout 2016 and into 2017.

Separate op-ed commentary by Thomas here.