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Evacuating Afghan researchers to the UK

31 August 2021

Professor Brad Blitz describes the difficulties faced by himself and other academics to ensure the safe evacuation of 350 researchers from Afghanistan working on a UK government-funded project.

US Marines and members of the public during evacuations at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicholas Guevara - Public Domain)

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicholas Guevara (Public Domain)