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Angelina Jolie Shares Emotional Letter From Young Afghan Woman, Says ‘Ensure They’re Not Forgotten’


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Angelina
Jolie
who
has
been
vocal
about
social
issues,
took
to
her
Instagram
account
to
share
a
moving
letter
by
a
young
Afghan
woman.
Jolie
shared
the
message
by
blurring
out
the
sender’s
identity.
The
post
requested
that
everyone
should
not
forget
what’s
happening
in
Afghanistan.

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Roles
Is
‘Ignorant’

In
her
recent
Instagram
post,
Jolie
wrote,
“A
young
woman
in
#Afghanistan
sent
me
this
letter.
I’m
protecting
her
identity,
but
she
hasn’t
been
able
to
go
back
to
school
since
the
Taliban
seized
power.” The
actress
revealed
that
the
girl
was
worried
she
might
never
be
able
to
go
outside
again
or
even
be
able
to
speak
as
a
woman.

Along
with
the
letter,
Jolie
also
shared
a
series
of
slides
with
names
of
the
Women’s
activists
in
Afghanistan
who
have
disappeared
since
2021.
Some
of
the
names
read,
Alia
Azizi,
Parwana
Ibrahimkhel,
Mursal
Ayar,
Zahra
Mohammadi,
Tamana
Zaryab
Paryani
and
her
three
sisters.
Take
a
look
at
the
post,

Jolie
added
in
the
caption
that
people
need
to
take
notice
of
what
is
happening
in
Afghanistan.
She
said,
“Young
women
are
being
taken
from
their
homes
at
night
at
gunpoint
and
disappeared,
and
new
restrictions
are
being
imposed
on
the
freedom
of
women
and
girls
day
by
day.
Please
help
ensure
they’re
not
forgotten.”

Back
in
2021,
Jolie
had
made
her
Instagram
debut
with
a
similar
letter
raising
a
voice
for
those
in
need.
In
the
letter,
another
young
woman
had
expressed
her
fears
about
the
future
after
the
Taliban
had
taken
over
Afghanistan.

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Is
Not
The
Ideal
Introduction
To
Marvel
Superheroes

On
the
work
front,
Jolie
was
last
seen
in
Marvel
release

Eternals
.
In
the
film
directed
by
Chloe
Zhao,
she
was
seen
as
Thena,
an
Eternal
warrior
who
can
form
any
kind
of
weapon
with
the
cosmic
energy.
It
also
starred
Gemma
Chan,
Richard
Madden,
Kumail
Nanjiani,
Lia
McHugh,
Brian
Tyree
Henry,
Lauren
Ridloff
and
many
others.

Jolie
is
yet
to
confirm
her
future
projects
but
she
is
expected
to
return
with

Eternals

sequel.

Story first published: Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 16:16 [IST]

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