Migrants in Belarus asked the UN to help them get to the European Union
Migrants from Iraqi Kurdistan are afraid to return home lose life or health. They ask the European Union, Great Britain and the UN not to send them home and help them get out of a difficult situation and get to Europe. The migrants wrote about this in a message reported by BelTA.
The migrants handed over a letter with an appeal to the UN to the representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) Hans Kluge, who on November 22 visited a temporary accommodation center for refugees in the Grodno region of Belarus … In the message, they talked about the difficult living conditions in Iraq, complaining about the lack of human rights and social infrastructure, and the deadly threat they will face if they return to their homeland.
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“If we demand our rights and go out to protest, they will kill some of us, or send them to prison, or make some of us disappear,” the letter says about the reasons for the reluctance of migrants to return to their homeland.
< p> In the depressing situation in Iraq, refugees blamed local politicians, calling the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Democratic Party the main owners of wealth in the country. According to the author of the letter, the Barzani family (a clan of Iraqi Kurdistan politicians – comment of Lenta.ru ) and Talabani (a clan of Kurdish and Iraqi politicians, whose representative Jalal Talabani was President of Iraq from 2005 to 2014 – approx. “Lenta.ru” ) during the government significantly worsened the situation in Iraq.
Earlier, the representative of the Office of the High Commissioner of the World Refugee Organization for Belarus, Muluseu Mamo, promised that the organization together with the Red Cross, it will provide the refugees with the necessary humanitarian aid. He made the corresponding statement during a visit to the logistics center, where the migrants were temporarily accommodated by the Belarusian authorities.