*Jordan Summarily Deporting Refugees*

By: Zainab

AMMAN : Human Rights Watch on Monday accused Jordan of  ''summarily deporting''  Syrian refugees despite possible risks of harm to them in their war-torn country.

Jordan hosts hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled a six-year war in their home country.

''Jordanian authorities have been summarily deporting Syrian refugees  -including collective expulsions of large families,'' HRW said.

A new report quoted a 30-year-old mother of three who said her family was deported despite the  United States examining their request for resettlement.

''They never gave us a reason,'' she said.

During the first five months of 2017, Jordanian authorities deported about 400 registered Syrian refugees, each month, HRW said.

Some 300 registered refugees appeared to return voluntarily each month, and another 500 returned  ''under circumstances'' that are unclear.''


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