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15 Aug 2023

How Afghanistan has changed under Taliban rule in two years

Policy Correspondent

It’s exactly two years since the Taliban seized power again in Afghanistan – forcing thousands of people to flee to Europe, in fear for their lives.

Women’s rights have been crushed, Islamic sharia law has been imposed and food insecurity is at crisis levels.

Yet here, some refugee charities are concerned that the British government is failing to create safe routes for asylum seekers to settle in the country.