Thousands who want to flee Afghanistan remain stranded under Taliban rule

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CBC News published this video item, entitled “Thousands who want to flee Afghanistan remain stranded under Taliban rule” – below is their description.

Lauryn Oates, executive director at Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan, joined Power & Politics Monday to discuss the plight of 18 stranded Afghan families who fear reprisal from the Taliban for the work family members did with the Canadian not-for-profit organization.

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