The 19th century. A deportation flight from Germany to Afghanistan landed in Kabul, the capital city. 14 rejected asylum seekers were, as officials said at the airport. According to the Federal Ministry of the interior, five of the Afghans have been deported from the criminal detention. One of them had been taken before the deportation in pre-departure detention. Overall, the Federation and the Länder since the first deportation in December 2016, and 439 men back to Afghanistan.

Against deportations to Afghanistan, there are always protests. The German government is in its “report on the situation of asylum – and immigration-related events” that the security situation in Afghanistan is volatile, but there were strong regional differences. Some provinces were “relatively stable”. The CDU member of Parliament Philip Amthor said in the Germany radio Interview “that in 60 percent of the country is quite reasonable conditions prevail”.

Islamist terror dominate groups such as the Taliban and the “Islamic state” (IS), more and more parts of the country. The Afghan military is that the government controls only a little more than half of the districts in the country; other sources see an even greater presence of the Islamists. In just the past two weeks had been killed in two major attacks in Kabul, at least 70 people. Overall, there were this year 21 attacks on the capital. More than 500 people died, at least 999 were injured.

The Taliban had controlled large parts of Afghanistan from 1996 up to the invasion of US troops in 2001. Then they were pushed back, in 2014, Nato pulled back troops from Afghanistan. Since then, they rise again. US President, Donald Trump had decided, therefore, little more than a year, the deployment of more troops and more air strikes. The tougher course of action, however, did not turn. Rather, the Taliban increased the military pressure. Currently, efforts to end the war through negotiations. There was recently a Meeting of US representatives with the Taliban.