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Afghan women’s rights activist: The Taliban ‘will come and kill me’

As the Taliban make rapid gains in Afghanistan, women in the country are concerned about their future. An Afghan women's rights activist told DW her life may be in danger if the Islamist militants attack Kabul.

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