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Afghan Female Air Force Pilot Awaits Response to US Asylum Request

Afghanistan's first female fixed wing pilot in the country's air force awaits a response to her asylum request to the United States, which she filed last month after receiving threats from Taliban insurgents, according to her lawyer. "Her reason for seeking asylum in the United States is she's in fear that if she were to go back to Afghanistan that she would be persecuted," Kimberley Motley told VOA's Afghan Service. "She has a tremendous amount of worry...

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