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Former News Announcer Living In Direct Provision Fears Taliban Will Kill His Family

He's currently living in direct provision in Laois.

A former Afghan news announcer now living in Laois fears his family will be killed by the Taliban. 

Farid Sanai says he started working in media to help his country, but it's since led to him and his family receiving death threats from the insurgent group. 

He's now living in direct provision in the East End Hotel in Portarlington.

His wife and nine month old son remain in hiding in Afghanistan, but he's hopeful he can bring them to Ireland soon. 

Mr. Sanai is appealing to the Irish Government for help:

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