War and neglect leaves 500,000 Afghans homeless: Amnesty


War and neglect leaves 500,000 Afghans homeless: Amnesty

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, February 23, 2012 6:25 EST
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 Half a million Afghans displaced by war have been left homeless and struggling to survive because of government and international neglect, Amnesty International said Thursday.

Around 400 people join makeshift shelters around the country every day, Amnesty said in a report entitled “Fleeing war, finding misery”, based on three years of research.

The Afghan government estimates that more than 40 people froze to death this winter, the harshest in 15 years, with at least 28 children dying in camps around Kabul.  (Continue story)

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