With simultaneous protests in Kabul and Paris, Afghan interpreters that worked with France’s ISAF force asked for visas. They say their lives and the lives of their families are in danger from Islamist insurgents.  -Vasilis Chronopoulos 

Nearly 100 ex-interpreters gathered near the French embassy in the Afghan capital, holding banners calling for protection and solidarity from their former employer.

The protesters were nevertheless promptly dispersed by local police.

“Why are we still here in Kabul? Why were our demands rejected by the French government?” asked Khodadad Adib, 28, a representative of the interpreters.

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