Vulnerable families bear brunt of Norway’s crackdown on asylum seekers

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  • Sunday, 08 Mar 2015

Uprooted: This Afghan child is among the thousands of asylum seekers who are trying to find a new life for themselves in Europe. Harsher Norwegian policies have resulted in the deportation of more refugee children in the country. Photo: AFP

After fleeing Afghanistan, the Hashemi family thought they had found a safe haven in Norway – until they were deported recently.

In autumn last year, life was finally improving for Nadereh Hashemi. After spending all her adult years on the run from her family in Afghanistan – she lived in Iran for 10 years before making an arduous escape to Europe – Nadereh and her husband, Ahmad, finally found something resembling a stable life in Europe.

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