Afghan Refugees: “Nobody ‘Wants’ to Leave. It is About Survival.”

Thousands of Afghans flee increasing violence, instability and poverty in Afghanistan in the hope of a better life and future. According to Europe’s statistical agency, Eurostat, Afghans make up the second largest group of asylum seekers in Europe after Syrians. In 2015 alone around 64,000 asylum applications were filed by Afghans. Afghanistan’s national unity government was set up in…