Author Archives: Abdul Ghafoor

About Abdul Ghafoor

Abdul Ghafoor is a refugee rights activist and blogger stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Afghan family deported from Norway needs your support: Donate

By:Abdul Ghafoor Kabul is muddy these days. It has been raining almost every day for the last couple of weeks. For many it is a joy and an opportunity to breathe clean air and enjoy the lovely weather, probably the … Continue reading

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Between the devil and the deep blue sea: the impossible choices facing Afghan asylum seekers

By: Abdul Ghafoor     It brought a smile to my face every time I would see him changing his profile picture with a new one, or posting something new on his social media account. This was the only way … Continue reading

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Afghan woman beaten by her husband at Kabul airport rescued by the Norwegian police deporting her, only to be re-deported two days later.

By: Abdul Ghafoor A family of 4 were deported from Norway to Afghanistan on 8th of April 2018. The family had entered Norway in 2015 but their asylum claim was rejected after few months and soon after their first and … Continue reading

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Is deportation of young Afghan asylum seekers a good idea?

By: Abdul Ghafoor When thousands of Afghans fled the country in the past couple of years and went to Europe to claim asylum. They hardly knew they will be dealt with ambiguity, sidelined and not welcomed, instead they will have … Continue reading

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The Swedish Migration Board urges asylum seekers to lie to the Afghan Embassy that they want to return voluntarily

06:00 July 18 – 2017 Agneta Willung Gothenburg. Ali Reza Shariati is one of the unaccompanied minors who will be deported to Afghanistan. At a meeting with the Immigration officer they urge him to lie to the Afghan embassy. – … Continue reading

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Afghan minors in Sweden facing uncertain future!

Ahmad Rahimi is one of the many Afghan minors that entered Sweden in 2015. Like many other asylum seekers, Rahimi didn’t know much about Sweden either, but his dedication to help other fellow Afghans turned him to a hope for … Continue reading

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Arte Regards: Documentary on the situation of Afghan asylum seekers deported from Germany back to Afghanistan

Arte news agency recently produced a documentary about the situation of those recently deported from Germany to Afghanistan. AMASO’s work and the assistance we provide to those deported has also been documented in this documentary. The documentary was filmed only … Continue reading

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Heart patient deported from Denmark, fears for his life if drugs not found in Af.

By: Abdul Ghafoor At least 13 Afghan asylum seekers were deported from Denmark to Afghanistan on 1st of March 2017. The actual number of asylum seekers deported can not be confirmed by AMASO, however those interviewed by AMASO confirm that … Continue reading

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Safe haven – lol !

By: Abdul Ghafoor These are images from the office of Afghanistan Migrants Advice and Support Organization (AMASO), where people recently deported to the ‘safety’ of Kabul come to seek advice and reassurance. Ofcourse, this explosion was not the only one … Continue reading

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Returnees in Kabul need your support

Afghanistan Migrants Advice and Support Organization has been involved in providing orientation and support to hundreds of those who have been forcibly deported to Afghanistan over the past 4 years. Currently, a wave of deportation from various countries such as … Continue reading

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