Resettle Us, Demand Afghan Refugees in Indonesia

Monday, 05/29/2023

Continuing their protests in Indonesia, hundreds of Afghan refugees gathered in front of the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Makassar.

On Monday, during a protest, they asked the UN to resettle them and end the limbo in which they have been living for years.

After a three-month break, protesters resumed their protests in Makassar city of Indonesia, 10 days ago.

Now, the protests have been extended to several other cities, including Medan and Pekanbaru.

Thousands of Afghan refugees have been protesting in front of the UNHCR office in Indonesia since a year, but according to the refugees, only a few of their cases have been dealt with.

Thousands of Afghan refugees hoping to reach Australia have been living in various cities of Indonesia and have been deprived of their basic rights.

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