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Jordan sending refugees back into Syria, Human Rights Watch says
Jordan sending refugees back into Syria, Human Rights Watch says

Jordan has sent Syrian refugees, including wounded civilians and unaccompanied minors, back across the border in violation of international responsibilities, Human Rights Watch said Monday. The New York-based monitor issued a statement accusing Jordan of ignoring long-accepted principles forbidding governments from returning people back to areas where their lives may be in danger. There was no immediate response from officials in Jordan, now home to more than 600,000 Syrian refugees. The report, based on interviews with Syrians and aid workers, marks the latest in a series of allegations that Jordanian officials have sent vulnerable refugees back to Syria or closed the border to...

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