Pakistan expels Afghan professor
June 24, 2000
PESHAWAR (NNI): Pakistan Friday expelled an Afghan professor on charges of carrying out anti-Pakistan activities, official sources told NNI.
Professor Ilham, residing in Peshawar, was deported to Afghanistan via Torkham border.
He was accused of delivering lectures against Pakistan as well as Islam in Afghan refugee camps in the neighbourhood of Peshawar. The professor was suspected of promoting communism, the sources added.
Amnesty International, 29 June 2000 (Index: ASA 11/02/00)
Amnesty International is concerned for the safety of Professor Mohammad
Rahim Elham, an Afghan refugee living in Pakistan who was reportedly
deported in handcuffs to Afghanistan at the Torkham border post on 21
June 2000. He may face detention, torture or even extra-judicial
execution in Afghanistan.
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