Hazara refugees urge Australian government to help stop Afghanistan becoming 'another Syria'

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated July 29 2021 - 5:18am, first published July 25 2021 - 6:00pm
Local Hazara and ANU PhD candidate, Farkhondeh Akbari, is concerned about the state of Afghanistan after the Australian government's recent withdrawal of troops. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Farkhondeh Akbari has called Australia home for nearly two decades but had plans to return to her first home in Afghanistan once she finished her thesis.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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