The filmmaker Sahraa Karimi has stepped forward to seek help from the world communities of the distress situation which is getting worse in Afghanistan day after day.
Sahraa is the first female chairperson of the Afghanistan Film Organisation has wrote an open letter where she spotlight the oppression being faced by Afghanistan, as the Taliban entered the peripheral districts of Kabul on Sunday, August 15.
Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap has shown his support by re-sharing Karimi’s open letter on his social media platforms.
Due to the present oppression, many have been killed in the country's capital, Kabul.
Amidst all the misery, Karimi appealed everyone, especially the film communities across the globe to help her nation.
Sahraa Karimi talked about the inhumanity that her people are going through her open letter and said ‘we need your voice.’
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has also urged his fans and followers to share the letter further with a caption, “Pls share it far and wide (sic).”
The Afghanistan's Fimmaker Sahraa Karimi wrote an open letter with ‘All the #Film_Communities in The World and Who Loves Film and Cinema.’
She started the letter by describing how several have been killed since the Taliban gained control of many provinces near the capital Kabul.
The filmmaker then spotlight upon the horrors that Afghanistan's women are going through. Karimi wrote, “They sold girls as child brides to their men, they murdered a woman for her attire, they gauged the eyes of a woman (sic).”
Karimi appealed that ‘we need your voice’ and said, “I do not understand this world. I do not understand this silence. I will stay and fight for my country, but I cannot do it alone. I need allies like you."
She requested the world to help them and get this world to care about what is happening to them.
She wrote, "We need your support and your voice on behalf of Afghan women, children, artists, and filmmakers. This support would be the greatest help we need right now (sic).”
Sahraa Karimi ends her open letter with an appeal to the world to stand behind people like her who will stay and fight for my country.