She was an Afghan child who was living in the Nasir Bagh refugee camp in Pakistan during the time of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan when she was photographed. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Sharbat Gula. Millions of people fled Afghanistan during the country's war with the Soviet Union in the s. Sharbat Gula leaves a court in Peshawar, Pakistan, on November 4, after learning she will soon be released. Gula, her exact age in the refugee camp had been unknown at the time because there were no records, but she was believed to have been Archived from the original on 1 June By Brian Clark Howard. The Afghan government has been putting diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to release Sharbat Gula on humanitarian grounds, given her ill health and her status as an international symbol of refugees. Being the subject of the cover photo of the June issue of National Geographic magazine.
Afghan Girl is a photographic portrait of Sharbat Gula, also known as Sharbat Bibi, by journalist Steve McCurry.
It appeared on the June cover of National Geographic. The image is of an adolescent girl with green eyes in a red headscarf. Sharbat Gula’s piercing green eyes made her an instant icon. Photographer Steve McCurry’s picture of her made her the unwitting posterchild for the plight of thousands of Afghan refugees streaming into Pakistan. “When Pakistan arrested her and accused her [of having a] fake.
Afghan Girl Sharbat Gula to Be Released From Prison in Pakistan, Going Home to Afghanistan
The young Afghan refugee who stared from the cover of National She became known around National Geographic as the “Afghan girl,” and.
Photographer Steve McCurry photographed her as a young girl living in the largest refugee camp in Pakistan, where almost three million Afghans sought shelter in the wake of the invasion by the Soviet Union.
The Pakistani crackdown on Afghans appears to have intensified since May, when the former Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour was killed in a drone strike in Baluchistan Province. Aside from her legal troubles, Sharbat Gula, a mother of three, suffers from hepatitis C. He found her in the mountains of Afghanistan and put a name to the face.
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Archived from the original on 12 January
After nearly two weeks in a Pakistan jail, the Afghan woman known worldwide for her iconic portrait on the cover of National Geographic will be. Afghan Girl is a photographic portrait of Sharbat Gula (Pashto: شربت ګله) (born c.
Famed 'Afghan Girl' Finally Gets a Home
), also known as Sharbat Bibi.
Archived from the original on 5 November In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He discovered that she belonged to the Pashtun ethnic group, and that she had returned to her village in Afghanistan during a lull in the fighting.
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Afghan Girl Sharbat Gula Arrested in Pakistan on Fraudulent ID Charges
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BBC News. The Guardian. InPakistan announced plans to send many of its refugees away, noting that more than 60, national ID cards had allegedly been obtained fraudulently by foreign refugees. Read Caption.
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Sharbat Gula and encourages the Pakistani authorities to release her on humanitarian grounds," Emma Carrasco, chief marketing officer for the National Geographic Society, said in a statement.