PUL-E-KHUMRI (SW) – With all his hopes and aspirations, Aziz Aagha; the young Afghan migrant from Baghlan province has been laid to eternal rest back in his home town after being shot dead by Iranian borders guards.
FEROZ KOH (SW) – Mohammad Nader, a resident of Ferozkoh, the capital of Ghor province, has bitter memories of his short stay in Turkey after migrating irregularly via Pakistan and Iran.
CHARIKAAR (SW) – Young Parwan resident Hamid Hamidi spent all of his savings to try to reach Europe twice via Iran and Turkey, but failed despite enduring all the hardships.
KABUL (SW) – The uncertain times amid raging war and poverty have forced many Afghan youngster to flee for better life in the neighboring countries or Europe.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – The evident signs of beatings by the Turkish border guards can still be seen on Shamsullah Ahmadzai body.
KABUL (SW) – As the young and only breadwinner for an extended family, Lateef thought by migrating from Afghanistan to the UAE his troubles would end.
KABUL (SW) – On the border with Iran, the Nimroz province of Afghanistan is home to a number of aspiring migrants as well as dejected returnees and deportees.
KABUL (SW) – Migration from Afghanistan surged in 2014 with the end of the NATO-led combat mission and departure of thousands of foreign troops.
KABUL (SW) – To flee the ensuing violence and crippling poverty, many Afghan migrants even borrowed money on high interest rates just to flee from the country.
KABUL (SW) – Mohammad Aslam Taymour was an active media professional in Afghanistan before leaving the country about six years ago due to security concerns and settling in Switzerland.
LASHKARGAH (SW) – The phenomenon of migration caused by its push factors often has a set of problems and hardships, and even the threat of death with it, which only few migrants evade.
KUNAR (SW) – Evidently puzzled and shaken, Qiyas Qazi Khel of Kunar province still shivers when he remembers the difficult days of his irregular migration to Europe.