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Angelina Jolie makes Instagram debut with a moving ‘letter sent from a teenage girl in Afghanistan’

Angelina Jolie joins Instagram: The star shares a moving ‘letter sent from a teenage girl in Afghanistan’… as the country falls into chaos amid US withdrawal

Angelina Jolie has finally joined Instagram, and she used the moment to raise awareness about the plight of women and girls in Afghanistan.

The 46-year-old actress and activist joined the social networking site on Friday and made her first post a photo of a letter sent to her by an Afghan girl.

‘This is a letter I was sent from a teenage girl in Afghanistan,’ she wrote alongside an image of the letter.

Taking action: Angelina Jolie, 46, made her Instagram debut with a moving letter sent to her from a teenage girl in Afghanistan, who wrote about the Taliban taking over the country after US forces withdrew; seen in 2019

‘Right now, the people of Afghanistan are losing their ability to communicate on social media and to express themselves freely,’ she continued. ‘So I’ve come on Instagram to share their stories and the voices of those across the globe who are fighting for their basic human rights.’

The teenage girl expressed a desire to continue her education in the heartbreaking letter, even as she feared that the Taliban would curtail those opportunities. 

‘Some people say they talibans change [sic],’ she wrote, ‘but I do not think so Because they have a very bad past.’ 

'Right now, the people of Afghanistan are losing their ability to communicate on social media and to express themselves freely,' Jolie wrote

‘Right now, the people of Afghanistan are losing their ability to communicate on social media and to express themselves freely,’ Jolie wrote

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