PREMIUMRefugees in Jakarta near breaking point

first_imgFacebook Linkedin Forgot Password ? Log in with your social account refugees West-Jakarta UNHCR asylum-seekers asylum In an abandoned building in West Jakarta, refugees from various war-torn countries live crammed in tiny rooms and tents.  There is no electricity, no running water and often no food or drinking water. Approximately 250 refugees live in the complex. The majority come from Afghanistan, and some are from Pakistan, Iraq, and Somalia. Feroza, 21, fled with her in-laws from Pakistan nearly three years ago. She shares a cramped room with eight other people, which consists of two tents, a pillow, and a blanket draped over the floor.“Every night we spend in tears, in the darkness, without water, without any facilities,” she said. “We can’t say whether tomorrow we’ll be alive or not. People become fed up with hunger. They die with hunger here.” None of the refugees in the camp know how long they will have to remain in Indonesi… Google Topics : LOG INDon’t have an account? Register herelast_img

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