Members of Girls' Robotics Team Escape Afghanistan
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Those remaining are terrified about the future, human rights lawyer says
(Newser) – In 2017, an all-girls robotics team nicknamed the Afghan Dreamers made headlines after their visas to attend a competition in the US were rejected, then granted after lobbying from then-President Donald Trump. Now, they are trying to escape a nightmare. Some members of the team, based in the western city of Herat, managed to get out of Afghanistan on a flight Tuesday but others are facing a very uncertain future under Taliban rule, the New York Times reports. Tech entrepreneur Roya Mahboob, the team's…
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