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Afghanistan: Christians flee from cities

The latest reports from Afghanistan reveal that Christians have been fleeing the cities, moving to remote areas to escape the Taliban. Many Christians who remain are trapped inside the country, unable to leave via its now-sealed borders. Some have received death threats.

Iain Taylor; Release International; SAT-7; World Vision

Although many Christians managed to get out ahead of the Taliban advance, there are still thought to be several thousand in Afghanistan. Even if they wanted to leave they could not, as the borders are strictly controlled by the Taliban.