Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story, Part 2

Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story, Part 2

This is the second part of a three part series. Read Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story, Part 1 It was August 19th 2021, three days after Afghanistan fell to the Taliban. I received a startling email from Rahmat, one of our editors: Dear Michael, Hope...
Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story – Part 1

Against the Wall – An Afghan Evacuation Story – Part 1

[This story first appeared in October of 2021. We repost it as the anniversary approaches of the fall of Afghanistan and as we continue to work for the evacuation and resettlement of our Afghan colleagues. Parts 2 and 3 will be released later this month.] Sunday,...
1st anniversary of Afghan crisis

1st anniversary of Afghan crisis

The first leg of a Wahid’s 13 hour walk with his family of six to the airport wall where they searched for Polish troops. One year ago this week I started receiving emails from panicked Afghans about the Taliban takeover. Rahmat emailed with fear that he was...