Heartbreaking video of girl in Afghanistan becomes symbol of ‘shattered future’ under Taliban
In the video, the girl has has voiced her despair at the world’s treatment of her country, saying that they will be forgotten in history and that no one cares about them.
The clip was posted on Twitter on Friday by Masih Alinejad, an Iranian journalist and activist. “We don’t count because we were born in Afghanistan,” the tearful girl laments in the clip. “I cannot help crying,” she adds. “No one cares about us. We’ll die slowly in history.”
“We don’t count because we’re from Afghanistan. We’ll die slowly in history”
Tears of a hopeless Afghan girl whose future is getting shattered as the Taliban advance in the country.
My heart breaks for women of Afghanistan. The world has failed them. History will write this. pic.twitter.com/i56trtmQtF
— Masih Alinejad 🏳️ (@AlinejadMasih) August 13, 2021