Irish Afghans In Cry For Help
Irish Daily Mirror|September 20, 2021
Afghans in Ireland gathered yesterday to protest against the Taliban takeover of their homeland.
Cate McCurry

They urged the Irish Government not to recognise the new regime and to use their influence on the UN Security Council to help people in the South Asian country.

Many of the demonstrators moved to Ireland when the Taliban first took power more than 20 years ago and most have family members who live in Afghanistan. Sajad Bakhshi said: “I may sound Irish and act Irish but my skin and blood will always be Afghan and I am here to protest for the Afghan people.

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