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UN concerned about Sri lanka deporting Pakistani refugees.
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UNHCR is concerned about the resumption of detention and deportation of asylum-seekers and refugees in Sri Lanka.

The Government started its special operation on 9th June this year. It came to a halt on 15 August, but resumed on 3 September.

UNHCR has learnt that between 3rd and 11th September, 62 Pakistani and 3 Afghan asylum-seekers were arrested and detained; 40 were subsequently deported.

Since early June the authorities have arrested and detained a total of 328 refugees and asylum-seekers, and deported 183 of them to Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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