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9 December 2021

'In Afghanisan a family warms up next to a makeshift fire outside the Directorate of Disaster Office where they are camped. About 2,000 internally displaced people left the village of Allahyar in Ghor province because of a drought and are seeking help from the regional government in Herat.' It's hard to reconcile the trauma of this with the utter trivia on the front of all the newspapers in the UK today. Who ever imagined our leader and his henchmen told the truth? No one for a single second. What is appalling is that we allow their behaviour to continue – while tragedies like Afghanistan continue in front of our very eyes.

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