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Niloofar Rahmani obtains asylum in the United States
Death threats for the first Afghan military pilot
Niloofar Rahmani, who has long been threatened with death, has obtained the right to asylum in the United States. The unacceptable desire of the young woman to pilot a fighter plane caused the violent reaction of many countrymen and Kabul government's officials. Forced to leave her country, the 27-year-old had applied for asylum 16 months ago. Awarded by the American State Department of the international...
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