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Refugees in danger of persecution, or migrants seeking work and wealth?

The Justice Ministry determined in November that nine Afghan asylum-seekers claiming to have been persecuted by the Taliban regime that until recently ruled Afghanistan were the latter; the Afghans claim the decision is wrong and have filed appeals.

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