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The Taliban's Takeover of Afghanistan

Yanitha Meena Louis, Foreign Policy and Security Studies programme, ISIS Malaysia | Lilianne Fan, Co-Founder and International Director, Geutanyoe Foundation | Afghan Refugee

19-Aug-21 18:00

The Taliban's Takeover of Afghanistan

The Taliban has taken control of Afghanistan in just 10 days, sweeping back to power after two decades. To understand the situation, we begin by discussing the messaging that the Taliban has been putting out to the global community and in the media. Then we discuss the need for other countries to offer support to Afghan refugees. Finally, we hear from an Afghan refugee living in Malaysia and end with a poem written and read by Afghan poet, Baran Ayoubi.

Image Source: Jonathan Melot, Shutterstock

Produced by: Azlyna Mohd Noor, Adeline Choong, Loo Juosie, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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