In pics: Afghan refugees protest in front of UNHCR office in Delhi

Published on Aug 23, 2021 03:53 PM IST
  • Afghan refugees on Monday staged a protest in front of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Delhi seeking refugee cards, resettlement options to a third country and security from the international body and the Indian government.
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Men, women and children were seen holding the Afghan flag as well as placards and banners that highlighted their demands.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 23, 2021 03:53 PM IST

Men, women and children were seen holding the Afghan flag as well as placards and banners that highlighted their demands.(PTI)

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Afghans residing in India take part in a demonstration outside the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) office in New Delhi on August 23 to protest against the Taliban's military takeover of Afghanistan and also demanded refugee status and financial security.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 23, 2021 03:53 PM IST

Afghans residing in India take part in a demonstration outside the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) office in New Delhi on August 23 to protest against the Taliban's military takeover of Afghanistan and also demanded refugee status and financial security.(AFP)

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Masla, an Afghan refugee said she wants to resettle in America. She along with her family is living in India for seven years. "We do not want to go back to Afghanistan because Taliban do not want us to study and they will kill us," she told news agency ANI.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 23, 2021 03:53 PM IST

Masla, an Afghan refugee said she wants to resettle in America. She along with her family is living in India for seven years. "We do not want to go back to Afghanistan because Taliban do not want us to study and they will kill us," she told news agency ANI.(AFP)

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Hundreds of Afghans living in India gathered to protest against the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and also demanded to be given refugee status in India.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Hundreds of Afghans living in India gathered to protest against the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and also demanded to be given refugee status in India.(AFP)

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Speaking to mediapersons, Ahmad Zhia Ghani, head of Afghanistan Community in India, said, "We are gathered here for three of our demands first, refugee cards to apply for LTV ( Long term Visa) in India. Second, resettlement option for that we need a supporting letter from UNHRC so that we can move to another country. Third, security from the Indian Government and UNHRC. We do not have any facilities like education, job."(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 23, 2021 03:53 PM IST

Speaking to mediapersons, Ahmad Zhia Ghani, head of Afghanistan Community in India, said, "We are gathered here for three of our demands first, refugee cards to apply for LTV ( Long term Visa) in India. Second, resettlement option for that we need a supporting letter from UNHRC so that we can move to another country. Third, security from the Indian Government and UNHRC. We do not have any facilities like education, job."(AFP)

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"World is seeing the current situation in Afghanistan. Indian Government are rescuing much more Afghans but what is their future. We are here for more than 10 years and we did not have basic document, UNHRC card," Ahmad Zhia Ghani, head of Afghanistan Community in India further added.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 23, 2021 03:53 PM IST

"World is seeing the current situation in Afghanistan. Indian Government are rescuing much more Afghans but what is their future. We are here for more than 10 years and we did not have basic document, UNHRC card," Ahmad Zhia Ghani, head of Afghanistan Community in India further added.(AFP)

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Ahmad Zhia Ghani, head of Afghanistan Community in India, also informed that out of 21,000 Afghan refugees 13,000 do not have documents and are struggling for job, education, food and security.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ahmad Zhia Ghani, head of Afghanistan Community in India, also informed that out of 21,000 Afghan refugees 13,000 do not have documents and are struggling for job, education, food and security.(AP)

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An Afghan living in Delhi carries his daughter and holds placards during a protest outside the UNHCR office (United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees) in New Delhi on August 23.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An Afghan living in Delhi carries his daughter and holds placards during a protest outside the UNHCR office (United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees) in New Delhi on August 23.(AP)

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Afghanistan is witnessing its worst-ever crisis in decades as the Taliban's control has forced people to flee the nation in afraid of their atrocities.(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 23, 2021 03:53 PM IST

Afghanistan is witnessing its worst-ever crisis in decades as the Taliban's control has forced people to flee the nation in afraid of their atrocities.(AP)

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