A new crisis has arisen regarding refugees in front of Afghanistan, which is facing a humanitarian crisis. Afghan refugees are being released daily in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. Afghanistan's refugee ministry said on Thursday that more than 7,000 Afghan refugees were released by Iran last week in a humanitarian crisis-hit Afghanistan. Earlier, Iran's ambassador to Kabul, Bahadur Aminian, said that about 3,000 Afghan nationals are entering Iran illegally every day.
Illegal Afghans flooded Iran
Iranian Ambassador Aminian said, 'Those who are entering Iran illegally. Along with them, there is a possibility of a shortage of other services including human trafficking. According to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Khama Press reported that before the Taliban rule in Afghanistan, about 3.4 million refugees lived in Iran, of which about two million did not have valid documents.
increase in the number of refugees
Let us tell you that the situation in Afghanistan regarding refugees has worsened over the last 5 years. The number of displaced people in Afghanistan is increasing continuously. There was a 12 percent increase in the number of displaced people in the country last year as compared to 2020. Afghanistan remains the sixth largest Internally Displaced Person (IDP) country in the world and the largest IDP country in Asia and the Pacific with a population of 3.5 million.
request for a permanent solution
The UNHCR report said that permanent solutions for Afghans include voluntary repatriation, asylum in a third country, local integration, and return to the place of origin before displacement. Earlier, Amnesty International urged all countries to stop leaving Afghan migrants in Turkey or Iran.