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Belgium's Afghan asylum seekers fear being sent home

18 January 2014 Last updated at 08:22 GMT

Hundreds of Afghan asylum seekers are protesting in Belgium against being sent home, saying their lives would be at risk.

Just over 1,300 Afghans applied for asylum in Belgium last year. According to the EU statistical office Eurostat, more than 20,000 sought asylum across the EU.

Duncan Crawford reports.