27-year-old Zarifa Ghafari is the first-ever female mayor of an Afghan city.
She has survived three assassination attempts.
Now she sits and waits for the Taliban to come kill her.
No help awaits Ghafari and her family.
Joe Biden is on vacation.
The first ever female mayor of an Afghan city, 27-year-old Zarifa Ghafari, who was appointed mayor of Maidan Shahr, the capital city of Wardak province, in 2018, said that she was just sitting with her family waiting for Taliban soldiers to come kill her.#Afghanistan #AfganWomen pic.twitter.com/jKd4bX6DSR
— Rajita Bagga (@RajitaBagga) August 17, 2021
She is waiting for the Taliban to come to her and kill her.
Last year, @NatGeo featured a woman mayor in Afghanistan as part of story on worldwide advances for women. Today, that official, 29 yo Zarifa Ghafari (pictured), said she could not escape—and is waiting for the Taliban to kill her. https://t.co/0z0qwIIXCk pic.twitter.com/7bSblGGzS9
— David Beard (@dabeard) August 16, 2021
TIME magazine called Zarifa Ghafari a next generation leader.
Now she sits and waits for death.