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To: Home Secretary Theresa May

Stop Unlawfully Deporting People to Afghanistan

Stop Unlawfully Deporting People to Afghanistan

Halt all deportations to Afghanistan whilst it is officially deemed unsafe by the Afghanistan government and while such deportations are deemed a breach of MoUs.

Why is this important?

Afghan government minister, Mr. Hussain Alami Balkhi, has stated that returned refugees will not be accepted and will be turned away at the airport. Despite this warning, the UK government is still willing to waste thousands of taxpayers money, with an average charter flight costing £218,617, and the government having spent nearly £4m on deportations to Afghanistan in 2011/2.

On 10th March 2015 the Home Office sadly went ahead with the deportation of 32 people to Afghanistan. However, 20 people were taken off the flight though, including Sherdil, Shafiq and Izatullah.

Sources:https://kabulblogs.wordpress.com/2015/02/21/afghan-minister-for-refugees-and-repatriation-stop-deportation-to-afghanistan/http://www.corporatewatch.org/news/2013/jan/24/cost-charter-flight-deportations-increased-eight-fold-over-last-decade n

We would like to continue collecting signatures to show opposition to further deportations whilst Afghanistan remains unsafe. We have more time now to really build our opposition- if we collect 100,000 signatures, the issue will have to be put forward for discussion in Parliament.

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Reasons for signing

  • It is morally wrong to raise children here, give them a family, friends, a home, a school a life and them send them back to a country that is 'home', that is NOT their home this is. It is despicable to even entertain the idea. Stop these deportations, it is absurd!
  • Due to the illegal destabilising wars of aggression conducted by Great Britain and the United States in Afghanistan, and elsewhere in the Middle East we have a duty as Human beings to show our Humanity towards those people who have persecuted in the "name of democracy" And to lead them our help, and support in any way we can. We Are Anonymous We Are Legion We Do Not Forgive We Do Not Forget Expect Us!
  • Afghan refugees must be treated with respect & dignity. Noblesse Oblige! These deportations breach obvious Human Rights.

Updates

2016-06-29 18:52:41 +0100

500 signatures reached

2015-03-12 21:10:23 +0000

100 signatures reached

2015-03-12 18:35:32 +0000

50 signatures reached

2015-03-12 18:05:50 +0000

25 signatures reached

2015-03-12 17:54:19 +0000

10 signatures reached