As the world is waiting to decide on how to secure financial aid to Afghanistan, time is running out for maintaining critical local mine action capacity. But there is still a chance for the international community to rescue and support Afghan efforts to clear their lands for mines and unexploded ordnance.
From January to November 2021, DRC and six civil society organizations across Europe documented close to 12,000 incidents of men, women and children being pushed back by border police, law enforcement officials or other authorities from EU Member States.
Pushbacks are expulsions without legal justification and procedure, usually employed by border police, law enforcement officials or other authorities. It is being used to push foreigners such as migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers from a state’s territory to the territory of another state without regard for the individual’s circumstances and right to seek asylum.
8 cartoons: Meet eight men and women from Afghanistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh and learn about their journeys as refugees and migrants in Asia as they tell their own stories in these eight cartoons.