An Afghan family outside the UNHCR office in Jakarta after their application for refugee status was denied. Photo: AFPAn Afghan family outside the UNHCR office in Jakarta after their application for refugee status was denied. Photo: AFP
An Afghan family outside the UNHCR office in Jakarta after their application for refugee status was denied. Photo: AFP

Rohingya or Afghan? In Indonesia, a tale of two refugee groups

Indonesia treats its 14,000 refugees relatively benignly, but as countries such as the US restrict their intake, the wait for a new life only increases. And as resettlement opportunities shrink, conditions get worse

Topic |   Afghanistan
An Afghan family outside the UNHCR office in Jakarta after their application for refugee status was denied. Photo: AFPAn Afghan family outside the UNHCR office in Jakarta after their application for refugee status was denied. Photo: AFP
An Afghan family outside the UNHCR office in Jakarta after their application for refugee status was denied. Photo: AFP
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