Stay or go? Dilemma facing last of the Afghan Sikhs • FRANCE 24 English

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In the 1970s, #Afghanistan’s #Sikh population numbered 100,000, but decades of conflict, poverty and #intolerance have driven almost all of them into exile. Today, just around 140 remain, mostly in the eastern city of Jalalabad and in Kabul.

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