’The Taliban are here’: The inside story of one woman’s escape from Kabul – BBC Newsnight

Newsnight follows the extraordinary time on the run and eventual evacuation of former Afghan MP and women’s rights activist, Shukria Barakzai, as the Taliban hunted her. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

An outspoken critic of the Taliban and campaigner for women’s rights, Afghan politician Shukria Barakzai survived a suicide bomber who tried to kill her in 2014.

As Kabul fell to the Taliban, thousands of people tried to evacuate Afghanistan. Newsnight has in the inside story of Shukria’s escape from Kabul to the UK.

Newsnight’s international editor Gabriel Gatehouse reports.

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