The grungy life of Afghan immigrants
Almost four decades after the beginning of the great exile, the country hosts about three million refugees among its 80 million inhabitants.
Mainly used as bricklayers, sewers and porters, they are unfortunately the target of insults by the locals, some of whom have organized several unofficial protests against them in recent years.
As happens in countries, Westerners
it can not be said that all the inhabitants are moved by feelings of hatred. Basically they share the same religious roots and have similar customs.
But Afghan immigrants live in a context of discrimination and segregation that allows extremists to do what they want against them without the risk of being punished
Unlike other minorities such as Kurds, Arabs or Baluchis, Afghans can not obtain citizenship. Instead, they suffer an endless litany of discrimination that often pushes the younger generation to dream of reaching Europe and then turn to smugglers ...