Afghan women fear arrest, harassment and further punishment whenever a new Taliban decree is announced, according to a new multi-agency UN report issued on Friday based on an extensive survey of women across the country. more
Remaining two Afghan prisoners released from Guantanamo prison, arrive in Afghanistan

The last two Afghan prisoners who had been in the U.S.-run Guantanamo prison for years were set free and returned to Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Monday, the state-run Bakhtar news ...

UNAMA report says Afghan women face prison in Taliban-ruled nation

Under Taliban rule in Afghanistan, women reporting gender-based violence to the authorities may end up in prison – allegedly for the victims’ own protection.

Afghanistan: $26 million appeal for returnees from Pakistan

WFP is seeking $26.3 million to assist one million Afghans forced to leave Pakistan following the Government’s decision to deport undocumented foreigners.

Afghanistan Refugees: UNHCR expresses concern over adverse effects of Pakistan's orders for undocumented foreigners to leave

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is raising concerns over Pakistan’s announcement for undocumented foreigners to leave, as the orders have adversely affected Afghan nationals including ...

Some Pakistani civil society activists demand Pakistan to stop forceful deportation of Afghanistan refugees

Some civil society activists are demanding Pakistan stop the forceful deportation of Afghan refugees from the south Asian nation.

Desperate Afghan returnees from Pakistan face uncertain future: IOM

The UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) and humanitarian partners are providing critical aid at border crossing points between Pakistan and Afghanistan in the face of a surg ...

UN Human Rights Chief Volker Türk says he is alarmed by reports of human rights abuses against Afghans forced to leave Pakistan

UN Human Rights Chief Volker Türk said today he was alarmed by reports that the arbitrary expulsion of Afghan nationals from Pakistan has been accompanied by abuse, including ill-tre ...

Returning Afghan refugees complaint of mistreatment by Iran security forces

Several Afghan refugees, who have returned to the country from Iran, have complained of mistreatment by the country's military.

Pakistan: Schools teaching Afghanistani children shutting down amid deportation fear

Schools in Pakistan, which were teaching Afghanistan children, have started to shut down as families go into hiding to avoid deportation before the looming deadline set by Islamabad.