US Lawmakers and Human Rights Advocates Urge Open Doors for Afghan Refugees

August 20, 2021
Common Dreams

...The Center for Constitutional Rights, in a statement Monday, said that "throughout its 20 years in Afghanistan, the U.S. never prioritized the safety and dignity of Afghan civilians—it must do so today."

The advocacy group specifically called upon "the U.S.—which can leverage vast amounts of public wealth on militarism and endless war—to do everything within its considerable power to offer refuge for the thousands of vulnerable Afghan people, including human rights defenders." ...

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