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Afghan contractors: ‘I wish I’d never worked for the UK government’

In a nondescript white plastic bag, Ammar carried a clutch of papers that are among his most precious belongings right now.

It would’ve attracted too much attention for us to visit his home, so on his motorcycle, he’d come to meet us at a secure location, scared during the journey that he might get searched at a Taliban checkpoint and they might find the papers.

  • Yogita Limaye
  • BBC

The documents included his contract as a teacher with the British Council for two years, and other evidence of his association with the UK, that he hopes will help get him and his family to safety.

He fears for his life because of his work with the UK government.

“We taught the…

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