Beyond charities, there are numerous things you can do to make sure that the right people are aware that you want to help the Afghan people in their time of need. A viral thread by Bushra Abadi, which has been shared more than 15,000 times on Twitter alone, details many of the different ways you can help support Afghanistan.
Here are a few of her key points.
Amplify experts and activists voices. Not your own
Few of us are actually experts in Afghanistan or Middle Eastern politics. Share the voices and knowledge of the people who know what they are talking about rather than your own.
2) Instead follow and amplify the voices, work, and initiatives of Afghan activists, leaders, journalists, artists, and researchers.
Get in touch with your local member of parliament or elected official to see what they are doing to help the Afghan people. This can involve protesting against deportations back to Afghanistan and helping those to resettle people in need.
3) Find out if your government is deporting Afghans back to Afghanistan. Many governments around the world were dep… https://t.co/0H315HjxmL