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Statement: Reports of forced return of Syrians to Rukban: Immediate investigation needed

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Please see below statement from Refugees International Vice President for Programs and Policy Hardin Lang:

"Reports that Jordan is forcing Syrians to return to Rukban camp must be immediately investigated. Located in a barren no man’s land between the Jordanian border and government-controlled Syria, Rukban is one of the most isolated displacement settlements in the world. The last UN aid convoy reached the camp more than a year ago. It is almost impossible to imagine a set of circumstances under which deportation to the camp would be acceptable."