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LGBT+ Afghans left behind say world turned its back on them

LGBT+ Afghans left behind say world turned its back on them

LGBT+ Afghans said on Friday they felt abandoned by the international community, as the closure of Kabul airport to passengers this week shattered their hopes of fleeing Taliban rule. Many LGBT+ people have gone into hiding since the Islamist militia seized power last month, fearing a return to the group’s harsh 1996-2001 rule, when it […]