15 Aug 2022

‘Shocked and scared’: Afghan photojournalist remembers day Taliban entered Kabul

News Correspondent

A total of 21,000 people have been brought to the UK from Afghanistan, according to the Home Office.

Thousands are still in temporary accommodation.

Ireland says it’s accepted 545 Afghan refugees under its protection programme.

Among them is the photo journalist Barialai Khoshhal, who’s now resettled in Dublin and has launched his photography exhibition this week – ‘Keeping Home and Hope Alive’ at Photo Museum Ireland,

We spoke to him and began by asking how difficult it had been to leave the country and whether his profession had put him at risk.

Producer: Hila May