Tag: Afghanistan

More Help for Afghan Refugees

Map of Afghanistan and Pakistan border

Scores of worried families in Hillingdon have pleaded with their MP for help in rescuing relatives from Afghanistan and resettling them in the UK.   John McDonnell, MP for Hayes and Harlington (Lab) criticised the government’s plan to accept 5,000 Afghan refugees in the next year with that number increasing to 20,000 over several years. He

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Explained: The Taliban

Ethnic map of Afghanistan

Over the past few days, and weeks, the news of the Taliban’s swift takeover of Afghanistan has shocked the western world. With its rise to power come fears of reprisal killings against the west’s Afghan partners, the repealing of women’s rights hard won over the last 20 years and return to pre-2001 living standards for

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