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Daily Star, Lebanon
KABUL: The threat came by telephone: "You have nominated yourself as a candidate. Your life is in danger, and this time your life is in our hands," said a male voice. Soraya Parlika was unruffled. As a leading women's rights campaigner who heads the Afghanistan Women's Union, she said, "This kind of thing happens to me all the time."
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