Nando Sigona says deportation of Afghan children would violate UN conventions
- 6 September 2012
- Media coverage
In an interview with the Danish newspaper Politiken (translated by the Copenhagen Post), Dr Nando Sigona warns against the risk of turning young returnees into military targets for anti-Western militants
Denmark's participation with Sweden, the Netherlands, Finland and the UK in a European project (ERPUM) to establish a reception centre in Kabul where they can return rejected unaccompanied asylum seeking children is being roundly criticised by human rights activists and researchers.