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Afghanistan Refugees

Former Child Refugee Wants To Help Solve Europe's Migrant Crisis

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.12.2015 | World

Gulwali Passarlay was just 12 years old when he and his brother left Afghanistan's Nangahar province in 2006 to escape the Taliban. The Taliban targe...

Afghan Hero Of 'Lone Survivor' Now In Danger

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Afghan man who saved the life of a U.S. Navy Seal and was featured in a blockbuster film that grossed millions of dollars says that h...

The Forgotten Victims of September 30th

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Iraq is a country that is on the verge of collapse. Violence is on the upswing, and these people who bravely served America have been left twisting in the wind. Many have been forced into hiding. Others and their families have not just been threatened; they've been killed.

Pentagon Alert: Freezing Refugees Need Your Help

David Wood | Posted 03.23.2013 | World
David Wood

Winter has hit hard across Afghanistan, and nowhere more so than in camps for internally displaced Afghans, where some 450,000 desperate families have...

The Great Deception

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Joseph Blady, M.D.

We keep talking about leaving behind an Afghanistan capable of taking care of itself. What would that look like? We've done our best at a job that no one does well. It's time to accept that.

Pakistan To Send Hundreds Of Thousands Back To Afghanistan

Posted 06.29.2012 | World

Pakistan is preparing to send 400,000 Afghan refugees back across the border to war-torn Afghanistan, according to a report by Agence France-Presse. ...

Severe Cold Kills Scores Of Afghan Refugee Children | ROD NORDLAND | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- After a harsh winter killed children in refugee camps around the Afghan capital and brought attention to poor conditions there, ...

Help Arrives for Afghan Children Freezing to Death

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.15.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

This past Saturday, American troops delivered 1,000 blankets for the 6,000 refugees in the Kabul Charahi Qambar camp -- the same camp where several children have already died from the cold.