16 august 2022

Beaten, tortured and in hiding: British Army Afghan interpreter's year on the run from the Taliban


Ahmad was beaten, tortured and shot at during a journey across Afghanistan in hopes of getting his family away from the Taliban. 12 months after they failed to get onto an evacuation flight in Kabul, he finally made it to safety in Iran last week."Look at this man... he worked for British forces," shouted one Taliban fighter, as a group of them began to beat Ahmad in front of his screaming wife and children. It was 15 August 2021. The family were at the entrance to Kabul airport, trying to get [...]