‘Stop deporting refugees to Afghan war’


This video says about itself:

Desperate journeys: Afghan refugee children suffer from malnutrition

4 November 2016

Aid workers in Greece are increasingly concerned about Afghan refugees who are hiding from the police. They’re refusing to go into official camps, because they’re worried they’ll be deported under a deal between the European Union and Afghanistan.

Some refugee children are suffering from malnutrition.

Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from the Greece-Macedonia border.

From Dutch NOS TV, 15 June 2018:

Afghanistan unsafe, NGOs argue against deportation of refugees

Large parts of Afghanistan are unstable and unsafe, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs writes in an official report. This is important for the immigration authorities’ assessment of asylum applications by Afghans. …

Corruption, a climate of impunity, ineffective government and a weak constitutional state combined with the often unsafe situation mean that the Afghan authorities are generally not able to protect the population against violence”, says the report.

Irresponsible

Twelve human rights and children’s rights organizations, so-called NGOs, want the Netherlands to stop deporting refugees to Afghanistan, they emphasize in response to the report. “It is irresponsible to continue with the deportations.”

“This puts many lives, including those of children, at great risk,” says director of the Dutch Council for Refugees Dorine Manson on behalf of the twelve organizations. They includes Unicef ​​Netherlands, Oxfam Novib and Save the Children. A third of the victims of last year’s attacks were children.

Nearly two-thirds of asylum applications by Afghans were rejected last year. The Netherlands is therefore harsh compared to other countries in Europe. The European average is just over half.

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Australian occupiers’ nazi flag in Afghanistan


A source of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation within the Australian Defence Department for this news claimed the flag was up for a “prolonged period”.

This Australian army in Afghanistan incident is not the only nazi incident in the occupation of Afghanistan.

In 2011, it turned out that Australian neonazi Kenneth Stewart was an Afghan occupation mercenary.

British soldiers' nazi salutes in Afghanistan

As if nazi infiltration in the United States armed forcesGolden Dawn Greek nazis present in the Greek armed forces … African-hating racist officers in the German armyCzech nazi officers in the NATO occupation forces in Afghanistan are not already more than enough; in 2013, this photo of British armed forces in Afghanistan doing the nazi salute.

So, not just in the United States armed forces, nazis (and other criminals) are welcome to help occupy Iraq and Afghanistan.

Stop the war in Afghanistan


This video from the USA says about itself:

Kathy Kelly on Afghanistan: Destitution, Unemployment & Hunger Must Be Addressed to Achieve Peace

8 June 2018

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has announced an unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban to last until June 20. The ceasefire comes after Muslim clerics in Afghanistan issued a fatwa—or religious ruling—against suicide bombings, after an attack Monday, claimed by ISIS, killed 14 people who had gathered for a clerics’ peace summit in Kabul.

This comes as the BBC is reporting that the number of bombs dropped by the U.S. Air Force has surged dramatically since President Trump announced his Afghanistan strategy and committed more troops to the conflict last August; new rules of engagement have made it easier for U.S. forces to carry out strikes … . We speak to Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare. She has made many trips to Afghanistan and just returned from a trip this week.

This video from the USA says about itself:

As U.S. Intensifies Airstrikes in Afghanistan, Pashtun Men Stage 400-Mile Walk Calling for Peace

8 June 2018

Extended conversation with Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare. She has made many trips to Afghanistan, and just returned from a trip this week. Kelly’s latest article for The Progressive is headlined, “Afghans, Parched for Water, March for Peace.”

Afghan war goes on and on


This 3 May 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

Update On The Never Ending War That Nobody Talks About

Trump’s ramped-up military efforts in Afghanistan have failed to rein in the Taliban, according to a new report, which shows the insurgents’ grip on the country growing ever stronger.

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) report, released Tuesday, makes for gloomy reading as the conflict approaches its 17th year, undercutting the U.S. military’s more optimistic spin in recent months. Specifically, the report shows the Taliban and other militant groups now control or influence 59 of Afghanistan‘s 407 districts, or 14.5 percent, the highest level since SIGAR began receiving district-level breakdown data in late 2015.

Read more here.

Stop deporting refugees to Afghan war


This 30 April 2018 Dutch video is against the Dutch government deporting refugees, to the war in Afghanistan.

A petition against these deportations is here.

KABUL BLASTS At least 25 people died in twin blasts in the Afghan capital Monday, including seven journalists who raced to the scene after the first detonation. [Reuters]

On Sunday, US immigration authorities turned away some 200 Central American immigrants seeking to apply for asylum at the US-Mexico border. As the workers and youth fleeing murderous repression in countries long dominated by US imperialism chanted, “Why do they kill us, why do they punish us for seeking a better life?” US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents announced they had reached capacity and would not process the applications: here.

‘CARAVAN’ REACHES BORDER The migrant caravan that has so vexed Trump has arrived at the U.S. border, despite the White House mobilizing the National Guard. [HuffPost]

Britain: ASYLUM-SEEKERS on a deportation flight were “unnecessarily” restrained with waist belts, a shocking inspection report reveals today. The HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) report raises “serious concerns” over a January flight transporting 23 people from two immigration removal centres to Austria, Bulgaria and France: here.

THE COURT of Appeal upheld yesterday the Home Office’s decision to deport a bipolar man to Uganda despite him having lived “almost all his life” in Britain. Kennedy Mwesezi, 30, came to Britain aged two with his mother and brother and speaks only English, having returned to Uganda just “a couple of times on family holidays”: here.

Dutch government, don’t send refugees to Afghan war


Afghan refugees campaign

Today, in The Hague in the Netherlands, Afghan refugees have been campaigning against Dutch government plans to send them back to the war in Afghanistan.

They have been flying kites in protest.

Afghanistan is the second most dangerous country in the world. All over Europe, there are protests against European Union governments sending refugees back to that bloody war.

Their site Don’t Send Afghans Back- Europeans against Afghan deportations – Afghanistan is not safe is here.

United States PTSD Afghanistan veteran murders three women


This 9 March 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

4 dead in Yountville Veterans Home hostage situation

Translated from Dutch NOS TV today:

Veteran shoots healthcare workers to death in California veterans’ home

In [Yountville town in] California, a former soldier has shot three people in a veterans’ home. The perpetrator, a 36-year-old decorated veteran who had been stationed in Afghanistan for a year, then committed suicide. …

Veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder are treated in the home. It is one of the largest centers for veterans in the US. There were about a thousand people, varying from veterans of the recent war in Iraq to former soldiers who fought in the Second World War.

The perpetrator was treated at the center, along with other veterans who have been in Iraq and Afghanistan. A few days before he took people hostage, the man is said to have been expelled from the program, why is not known.

All three people whom this veteran, made mentally ill by the Afghan war, killed were women. Apparently, though he was mentally ill, he did have access to a lethal firearm.