16 august 2022

Canada urged to bring in more Afghans facing risk of death from Taliban Related news


TRENTON, Canada  Canada came under criticism Monday for the slow pace in bringing Afghan refugees into the country as the Taliban marks one year since taking back control in the beleaguered nation. The government has brought in 17,300 Afghans who helped the Canadian military in its battle against the authoritarian Taliban, but that is a far cry from the 40,000 promised, says the head of Aman Lara, a non-profit group of Canadian veterans and former interpreters working to bring Afghans to safety [...]