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British Afghans Are So Tired Of Their Suffering Being Dehumanised

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16.08.2021

For many of us the Taliban regaining control in Afghanistan feels far from home but for British Afghans, the pain couldn’t feel any closer.

What’s happening now in Afghanistan comes after 20 years of war that displaced millions and killed tens of thousands of people.

And the effects are being felt in the UK.

“I feel helpless and frustrated and guilty,” says Hammasa Kohistani.

“I think we all feel very guilty because that could’ve been any one of us and we’re lucky to have managed to escape or get away but that’s still our brothers and sisters.”

When we get in our warm beds at night and we know we’re going to wake up in the morning and have breakfast and we’re fine, that guilt is just engulfing us right now.Hammasa Kohistani, 34

Hammasa works in the fashion industry and made her mark in 2005 when she........

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