Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Thursday, April 03, 2008

10,000 Afghan refugees return from Pakistan

Roughly 10,000 Afghan refugees have returned home over the past month with the aid of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Tuesday.

The assisted voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees will continue until the harsher winter months begin. More than 3.5 million have returned to Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban, but some 4 million others still live as refugees in neighboring Pakistan and Iran.

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