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34.3 Mehr Mursal Amiri

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It was 15 months ago that I spoke to Mehr Mursal Amiri for the first time in a conversation concluding with tears. Our first phone call was had while she was in hiding in Afghanistan, just as the Taliban overthrew Kabul. A young, female Afghan reporter with a voice she wanted to share, met by the silence she was forced to keep for her safety and that of her family, Mehr wanted to be seen and heard without filters and without the need to ask for forgiveness for sharing the truth. After all this time, the stage is now hers…