Iran deported over 1,000,000 Afghan migrants this year, 28,000 in one week

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“The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that 1,031,757 Afghan refugees have been deported by Iran this year,” yet Iran still participated in a “humanitarian” summit in Moscow.

While Muslim mass migration into Western countries continues unabated and unvetted, Muslim countries have all but abandoned their own. Turkey has gone so far as to open fire indiscriminately on Muslim migrants in order to keep them out during the Syrian crisis, and has now erected a 600-mile border wall.

“Iran has deported 1 million Afghans this year: IOM,” Afghanistan Times, November 17, 2021:

Kabul: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that 1,031,757 Afghan refugees have been deported by Iran this year.

According to the organization, 28,000 Afghan refugees were returned in only the last week of October.

IOM said in a statement that the increasing number of deportations was leading Afghanistan toward more challenges.

“The majority were deported, returning to Afghanistan often broke and broken, in need of health support, food and rest,” said IOM director general Antonio Vitorino. “The task of reuniting with family and reintegrating into communities — especially for those who have been in Iran or Pakistan for years — is tremendously difficult considering the high levels of unemployment and food insecurity,” Vitorino added…..

This article by Robert Spencer at JihadWatch.org is republished with permission. ©All rights reserved.

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Robert Spencer is a guest author for NRN, the director of Jihad Watch, and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He is author of 23 books including many bestsellers, such as The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)The Truth About Muhammad and The History of Jihad. His latest book is The Critical Qur’an.

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