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German pilots have stopped more than 200 flights to deport Afghan refugees

Germany is still dealing with the overwhelming impact of the refugee crisis, as fresh government data reveals.  SEE ALSO: Before-and-after satellite images show massive influx of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh According to Deutsche Welle, in the course of 2017 German pilots stopped 222 planned flights who were supposed to repatriate refugees to Afghanistan.  Last year, the European Union signed a deal with Kabul to start deporting asylum seekers back to "safe areas" in Afghanistan, which drew criticism from human rights groups such as Pro AsylAmnesty International said nearly 10,000 Afghans are at risk of torture, kidnapping, and death in their home country.
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