Kabul: Mohsen Dawar, a member of the Pakistani Parliament, criticized the mistreatment of the Pakistani police against Afghan immigrants and said that they should at least be treated humanely.
He added “Our government does not have any kind of plan on how to deal with Afghan refugees in Pakistan, and the government of Pakistan, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the whole world has remained silent against this wrong treatment.”
There were many reports of Afghan migrant’s mistreatment in Pakistan and imprisonment of them for not having legal documents.
The number of Afghan citizens who were recently arrested by the Pakistani police only in the province of Sindh reached about 1,500, Pakistan media repoted.
According to reports, dozens of Afghan citizens, including women and children, have been taken to a prison in Karachi by the Pakistani police.
Following the tensions between two neighboring countries in Chaman-Spin Boldak border in which one Pakistani border guards was killed by a gunman who then escaped in Afghanistan side, according Pakistani officials, the Pakistan closed its border with Afghanistan for an indefinite period.