Sahra Karimi Filmmaker

 “The moment when we missed the first airplane was the most sad moment in my life because I thought: ‘Okay, we cannot go anymore, we stay,'” she said, adding that she had been worried the Taliban would target her family rather than her. She wanted her nieces to live in a country where “they give you freedom, you have your education. As a human being you should have a value but under Taliban rules, okay, you live, but a miserable life.” Images circulated on social media this week of Afghans rushing toward a U.S. military plane and clinging to its side.