Hazara Diaspora Organizations’ Statement on the Condition of Hazaras Asylum-Seekers in Indonesia and Greece

We, members of the Hazara civil society and diaspora organizations, are gravely concerned about the condition of Hazara asylum-seekers in Indonesia and Greece.

According to publicly available figures, more than 7600 Hazara refugees and asylum-seekers, including women and children, are living in Indonesia. The majority of them were recognised as refugee by the UNHCR. And yet, they are still waiting for resettlement in a third country. Indonesia has not ratified the 1951 UNHCR Refugee Convention and hence, has put no protection or settlement mechanism in place as is enshrined in international legal frameworks. These refugees and asylum-seekers are deprived of their …read more

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