Finding an Enroute to a Better Life - The Plight of the Afghan Refugees

Wolf, Siegfried O.

In: IndraStra, New York (2015), . ISSN 2381-3652

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Abstract

Since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 and hopes for peaceful and socio-economic prospects, some 5.7 million Afghan refugees turned home, marking almost one quarter of the entire population. But in the current migrant crisis, Afghans make up to the second largest group in Europe, after the Syrians. This pertinent issue raises some crucial questions: First, why again an extraordinary huge number of Afghans decided to flee their country? Second, what measures does the Afghan government and the international community need to take to stop even more Afghans from leaving their country?

Document type: Article
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 30 October 2015
ISSN: 2381-3652
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Political science
Controlled Subjects: Afghanistan, Politik, Flucht
Uncontrolled Keywords: Afghanistan, Politische Entwicklung, Flüchtling / Afghanistan, Political development, Refugee
Subject (classification): Politics
Countries/Regions: other countries
Series: People > Political Column in South Asian Politics by Siegfried O. Wolf
Volume: 39
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