Afghanistan

Kara Tepe transit site, Lesbos, Greece 2016 / Credit:  Better Shelter
The Afghan men deported from Munich airport on Tuesday evening had been living in states across Germany /  Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Kappeler
The Pope holds migrant rights close to his heart. His latest gesture is to send an aide to collect 33 asylum seekers from the Moria camp on Lesbos. Ten more should be flown to Rome later in December | Photo: ANSA / Vatican
A Somali woman at an arrival center in Hessen in 2016. Asylum seekers sometimes have to wait a long time for an interview.
Deportations from Germany, especially to Afghanistan, have triggered demonstrations. Protesters have argued that some home countries aren't safe | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/S.Babbar
Afghan migrant children at Moria camp | Photo: Aasim Saleem
Najibullah Pardis and his daughter Zuhal reunited in France. Zuhal is facing deportation to Germany in order to seek asylum there | Credit: Via la Cimade/Ouest France
A migrant from Kosovo (left) at a counseling for voluntary return in Germany | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa
Gul Meena shows the scars on her face. After she ran away from an arranged marriage, her brother and uncle found her and attacked her with an axe |  Photo: Screenshot Jim Huylebroek/New York Times
Samir is the subject of a ZDF documentary. The team has been following Samir since 2015 when he arrived in Germany aged 15 as an unaccompanied minor | Credit: Screenshot ZDF documentary
According to the ruling, expelling residents of asylum shelters for aggressive behavior is not an acceptable form of punishment | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R.B. Fishman
A plane at Frankfurt airport believed to be preparing for a deportation flight to Kabul, December 2016 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/B. Roessler