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Pakistan issues biometric IDs to Afghan refugees

Pakistan is registering and issuing biometric identity cards to 1.4 million refugees from Afghanistan living in the country. The UN refugee agency has supported this effort, hoping to better meet the needs of the refugees. But critics also see another reason why this initiative is being taken right now.

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