Bamiyan Panorama

Bamiyan Panorama

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Death threats force Sahar Parniyan in hiding

'She was told by the police that the threats are her problem, not theirs.' 

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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.”  And tune in today to special coverage on all NBC News platforms from NBC’s team of anchors and correspondents deployed in five countries across the region.
Her character on the show has also been outspoken about women’s rights. But now, after receiving death threats, she is now in hiding.

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