LGBTQ Afghans concerned for their safety under Taliban rule

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 4:11pm

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Homosexuality has long been criminalized in Afghanistan, but advocates fear the situation will get more violent under Taliban rule. The group reportedly targeted LGBTQ people during their previous reign 20 years ago, and many LGBTQ Afghans are now afraid history will repeat itself. They're asking foreign governments and aid organizations for help. The World’s Bianca Hillier reports.