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Deportation to Afghanistan: A Challenge to State Legitimacy and Stability?


Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organisation & medico international, 27 November 2019

AHRDO, an Afghan human rights organisation, has conducted semi-structured interviews with 50 returnees and deportees from Europe in four regional centres of Afghanistan – Balkh, Kabul, Herat and Nangarhar – as well as with. Research interviews 20 civil society and human rights activists and Afghan government officials about the situation of returnees and deportees. One of the findings: 78% of the interviewees said they left their country  because they feared to be killed, injured or because of persecution – not for economic reasons in the first place.

It has been published with its German partner medico.

See also another survey on this group, conducted by researcher Friederike Stahlmann, here (in German).

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