Rejected asylum seekers face difficult return to Afghanistan

Despite the security situation worsening in Afghanistan, the European Union is sending back Afghan nationals whose asylum applications have been denied. Under an agreement signed between the EU and the Afghan authorities last October, 80,000 Afghans will be flown back to their country, where terrorist attacks are on the rise. Our correspondents went to meet some of these rejected asylum seekers on their arrival in Kabul.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Elom Marcel Toble.

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