UN Urges Sri Lanka To Stop Illegal Deportation Of Pakistani Asylum Seekers

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Asian Human Rights Commission warns about illegal deportation of Pakistanis from Sri Lanka.

UN urges Sri Lanks to stop illegal deportation of Pakistanis
UN urges Sri Lanks to stop illegal deportation of Pakistanis

According to the UN, 108 Pakistanis were deported on 14th August. According to the UNHCR, this included at least 11 women and 8 children and families have been separated, including a pregnant woman that had been left in Sri Lanka alone after her husband was deported. These deportations are in breach of customary international law which requires all countries to abide by the principle of “non-refoulement (no forced returns) to countries where people face imminent risks.