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Death threats force Afghan actress into hiding

Sahar Parniyan, 22, is Afghanistan’s most famous actress. She stars in the country’s number one comedy, “The Ministry,” an offshoot of the popular American TV show, “The Office.”

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Her character on the show has also been outspoken about women’s rights. But now, after receiving death threats, she is now in hiding.

NBC’s Atia Abawi reports from Kabul.


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