Afghans Displaced by War Doubles to 1.2 Million, Amnesty Says

  • Afghan government displacement policy stymied by corruption
  • Number of displaced has increased from 500,000 in three years

At least 1.2 million Afghans have been displaced by conflict, more than double the number three years ago, while a government policy meant to improve conditions for those fleeing war has been stymied by corruption and lack of capacity, according to Amnesty International.

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