“Massacre of My Dreams”: Reporter Bilal Sarwary on Fleeing Kabul & How Afghans Are “Thirsty for Peace”

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Today, in this special broadcast, we begin with the longtime Afghan journalist Bilal Sarwary. We spoke to Bilal first on August 18th, three days after the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan after the U.S.-backed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the …
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“Massacre of My Dreams”: Afghan Reporter Bilal Sarwary on Fleeing Kabul & Afghanistan’s “Brain Drain”

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show in Afghanistan, where President Biden says U.S. troops are on pace to leave by the August 31st deadline, despite pressure from U.S. allies in the G7 to stay longer to help more people flee the country. …
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Syrian refugee, 10, dreams of becoming a doctor after beginning new life in UK

Support us and go ad-free A Syrian child refugee has said she hopes to become a doctor to “make people feel happy” after being given the chance of a new life in the UK. A long journey Lilian, 10, came to live in Kent in 2018, having left her home country six years earlier amid …
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