Afghan (Pashto/Dari: افغان) refers to someone or something from Afghanistan, in particular a citizen of that country.The pre-nation state, historical ethnonym Afghan is used to refer to a member of the Pashtun people. Originating from the name of the Aśvakan or Assakan, ancient inhabitants of the Hindu Kush region where the Pashtuns largely still live today. This is also confirmed with multiple historical references, dating from the 15th century and back by multiple non pashtun and pashtun sources. referring to the ethnic Afghans, commonly known as Pashtuns. The word 'Afghan' is of Persian origin to refer to the Pashtun People …



HBS: Heinrich Boll Foundation · 10 April 2024 English

concerns that the forced returnee crisis will lead to a further increase in the outmigration crisis of Afghans towards Europe and beyond.

extending this measure to other categories of Afghans inside the country as well. Despite efforts by families as well as young Afghans studying in Pakistani madrassas. Other Afghans in Pa- kistan affected Pakistan has re- portedly expressed support for those Afghans in Pakistan waiting for relocation to remain, a litical instrument to emphasize unity among all Afghans and solidarity with the returnees, regardless of further increase in the outmigration crisis of Afghans towards Europe and beyond. With internal displacement

American Immigration Council · 5 April 2024 English

Immigration and Customs Attending a funeral or settling the affairs of a deceased relative Enforcement (ICE).4 in the United States; or USCIS adjudicates many of the parole requests made by …

become available. This program was followed by for Afghans to apply for parole. However, due to the the Haitian relatives of citizens, USCIS added mechanisms for Afghans to apply U.S. citizens and LPRs to leave earthquake-ravaged

Amnesty International · 4 April 2024 English

Reacting to the announcement by the newly elected Government of Pakistan to expand and expedite its plans to unlawfully deport Afghan refugees in the country after the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr …

Refugees along with its Protocols.” BACKGROUND: Many Afghans living in fear of persecution following the Taliban

Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention · 29 March 2024 English

of the Convention on the Prevention and Artsakh Punishment of the Crime of Genocide:“[d]eliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole …

at wedding ceremonies, experienced by LGBTQ+ Afghans, such as the during peaceful protests, as well LGBTQ+ community from making a living. Finally, Afghans who in Afghanistan are similarly concerning. There d-a-silicon-valley-network-are-rescuing-lgbtq-afghans crisis. Human Rights ameliorate the situation for Afghans under the Watch. Taliban, we encourage all powerful Routledge. Owen, G. (2023, October 23). Queer Afghans cry for help under Taliban rule, citing private

Brookings Institution · 28 March 2024 English

group that bombed the Kabul airport's Abbey Gate in August 2021, killing 13 U.S. soldiers and 170 Afghans. The United States has also attributed the attack to ISKP. Yet to deflect attention from the Russian

August 2021, killing 13 U.S. soldiers and 170 Afghans. The the attack to ISKP. Yet to deflect attention

The Freedom Fund · 26 March 2024 English

This document synthesises the findings of our initial review of existing and emerging evidence on the modern slavery risks faced by people who lack the necessary documentation to access the …

instances, such as the forced displacement of Afghans in Pakistan, underscore the elevated risks faced

UN: The United Nations · 22 March 2024 English

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of the economic, social and cultural rights of Afghans, including women and children, in the context provide updated data on documented and undocumented Afghans who have been repatriated since October 2023 and

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Pakistan to stop planned mass deportation of Afghans. This was a follow-up to a joint allegation letter

RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 21 March 2024 English

Beyond Relief Issue 8

earthquakes, Photo credit: Wikimedia over 29.2 million Afghans had already been in need of humanitarian assistance

ACAPS · 20 March 2024 English

AFGHANISTAN Briefing note15 March 2024 Anticipated impact of delayed and extreme winter precipitation KEY PRIORITIES CRISIS IMPACT OVERVIEW The combination of late and intense rainfall, lower-than-average seasonal snowfall, and higher-than-average …

to essential needs and services for millions of Afghans, PEOPLE IN CRISIS AND disruptions, infrastructure to essential needs and services for millions of Afghans, heads of livestock, and severely damaged buildings condition are expected to affect thousands of Afghans, in a CRISIS IMPACTS context where winterization valid documents, primarily Afghans. As at 7 March 2024, over 500,000 Afghans had returned from Pakistan tember-2024 https://www

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