For Afghan Actor-Turned-Refugee, Survival is Toughest Role

Movies | Reuters | March 6, 2020, 9:41 am
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 Talibshah Hosini played some tough roles as an actor in Afghanistan before he fled. None was as hard as his real-life fight for survival in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. (Image: Reuters)
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Talibshah Hosini played some tough roles as an actor in Afghanistan before he fled. None was as hard as his real-life fight for survival in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. (Image: Reuters)

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 The 35-year-old from Faryab province in Afghanistan left a career in theatre and film in his home country and now spends his days trying to keep his family safe in a makeshift shack made of pieces of wood and metal. (Image: Reuters)
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The 35-year-old from Faryab province in Afghanistan left a career in theatre and film in his home country and now spends his days trying to keep his family safe in a makeshift shack made of pieces of wood and metal. (Image: Reuters)

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 “In the 18 years since I became part of the cinema, I have played many tough roles, but this role is the most difficult one,” he said. (Image: Reuters)
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“In the 18 years since I became part of the cinema, I have played many tough roles, but this role is the most difficult one,” he said. (Image: Reuters)

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 Forced to flee after receiving threats for staging satires at his theatre company that focused on the hardline Islamist Taliban movement, his journey with his wife and three daughters took them to Iran, then to Turkey and eventually Greece. In this photo, Talibshah Hosini and Yasamin are seen cooking dinner outside a temporary shelter that they currently live in with their three daughters in Greece. (Image: Reuters)
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Forced to flee after receiving threats for staging satires at his theatre company that focused on the hardline Islamist Taliban movement, his journey with his wife and three daughters took them to Iran, then to Turkey and eventually Greece. In this photo, Talibshah Hosini and Yasamin are seen cooking dinner outside a temporary shelter that they currently live in with their three daughters in Greece. (Image: Reuters)

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 Hosini built a shelter in an olive grove next to the official Moria camp. The grove itself has become a tent city after Moria overflowed. (Image: Reuters)
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Hosini built a shelter in an olive grove next to the official Moria camp. The grove itself has become a tent city after Moria overflowed. (Image: Reuters)

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 The food is not enough for the family of five, so they cook for themselves on a stove made from an empty can filled with charcoal and wood. Afraid of being robbed or hurt, they spend most of the time in their shelter. (Image: Reuters)
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The food is not enough for the family of five, so they cook for themselves on a stove made from an empty can filled with charcoal and wood. Afraid of being robbed or hurt, they spend most of the time in their shelter. (Image: Reuters)

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 Talibshah Hosini stands with his daughters Farima and Marjan outside a temporary shelter at a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants next to the Moria camp, on the island of Lesbos. (Image: Reuters)
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Talibshah Hosini stands with his daughters Farima and Marjan outside a temporary shelter at a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants next to the Moria camp, on the island of Lesbos. (Image: Reuters)

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