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Afghan refugees in Pakistan reluctant to return home

An Afghan refugee family wave from a truck before their departure to return to their home country at the repatriation centre of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on the outskirts of Peshawar on March 1, 2018. (AFP)

Hamza Ameer
Press TV, Islamabad

Pakistan is reportedly working on a plan to send home some 2.8 million Afghan refugees in 2018. The repatriation program, however, has raised concerns among the refugees and rights groups which cite unfavorable conditions in Afghanistan.


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