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Female Afghan MP on death threats: 'We die anyway'

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Fawzia Koofi is an MP in the Afghan parliament and she has been a prominent national figure since she was first elected in 2005.

She has already survived several assassination attempts. Despite threats to her life, she tells Tim Franks that she wants to continue fighting for her people, otherwise the Taliban or other extremists will take over the leadership of the country.

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