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Pakistan: New citizenship hope for Afghan refugees?

By: Will HILDERBRANDT | Joanna COCKERELL | Stéphanie CHEVAL | Selina SYKES
1 min

Pakistan’s prime minister has reiterated his support for granting citizenship to Afghan refugees born in the country. But this has reignited a national debate on a controversial issue. With 2.5 million, Pakistan hosts the largest number of refugees in the world.

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