Rukhsar Azamee, a former Afghan journalist who fled the nation in 2015 after receiving loss of life threats, says that the Taliban can’t be trusted on “The Story.”
Rukhar Azamee: Each time I take into consideration August 31, it scares me. I do not know what is going to occur. Now that the U.S. Is there and different troops are already in Afghanistan, within the airport, Taliban are taking these actions towards journalists and there had been many, many others that stated they’re not coming to the press. It scares me. It scares everybody in Afghanistan. I’m in touch with my followers, my household and we’re all so frightened. We do not know what is going to occur after August 31. Simply pondering, trying again to the historical past that Taliban had in Afghanistan, we can’t belief them. Their actions are unforgivable for all Afghans.
On the one hand, I’m so frightened about my household. It’s private to me. A bigger image, my coronary heart goes out for all the ladies in Afghanistan. They received’t have the chance to go to high school, to go to faculty, and to have a proper to work or simply depart their home with no male. It’s devastating. It’s heartbreaking. We’re additionally seeing the signal of these actions already. There are numerous girls now, on state-owned TV stations in Kabul, that feminine journalists and TV presenters weren’t allowed to return to work. Regardless of having, I.D., credentials to work. That’s regarding.
Day-after-day I’m shedding hope. Day-after-day. The final two days have been so laborious for me. Phrases can’t specific that.
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