“Earlier than Taliban got here in … all of us had rights, we have been capable of defend our rights freely,” the letter reads. “However after they come, we’re all afraid of them, and we expect all our desires are gone.”
Jolie, who’s is a particular envoy for the United Nations Refugee Company, wrote in her caption that she plans on sharing the tales of individuals the world over “who’re combating for his or her fundamental human rights.”
“I used to be on the border of Afghanistan two weeks earlier than 9/11, the place I met Afghan refugees who had fled the Taliban. This was twenty years in the past. It’s sickening to look at Afghans being displaced but once more out of the concern and uncertainty that has gripped their nation,” Jolie wrote. “To spend a lot money and time, to have blood shed and lives misplaced solely to return to this, is a failure virtually unattainable to grasp.”
Following US withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Taliban swiftly assumed energy, inflicting widespread concern amongst many within the nation.
The Taliban beforehand held energy between 1996 and 2001, main an oppressive regime through which ladies have been largely confined to the house whereas amputations and public executions weren’t unusual.
Although the Taliban has stated they’ve modified, many individuals in and outdoors of Afghanistan are skeptical.