Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees are scattered around the world, where they face years of uncertainty

CIC senior fellow Rina Amiri spoke with The Independent about the difficulties that Afghan refugees are facing.

“A major challenge, she said, was to counter a simplistic perception in the west of Afghanistan being an utterly poor country. The truth, she said, is that it has a sizeable middle class, and those people fleeing with just a bag previously had 'homes, cell phones, televisions'.”

Read the full article at The Independent here.

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Sep 05, 2021
Rina Amiri
United States, Afghanistan