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'Afghan Girl' in the women's jail of Peshawar

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I hope she gets lots of help
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Poor girl, searching for this news now
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The girl who appeared on a 1984 cover of National Geographic in relation to an article about refugees fleeing Afghanistan has been arrested in Pakistan for alleged Identity fraud.
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If convicted, Gula could be jailed for up to 14 years or be deported, said Zia Awan, a human rights lawyer based in Karachi.
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The girl who appeared on a 1984 cover of National Geographic in relation to an article about refugees fleeing Afghanistan has been arrested in Pakistan for alleged Identity fraud.
Is this in retaliation or did she really commit a crime?
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An Afghan woman whose photograph as a young refugee with piercing green eyes was published on the cover of National Geographic in 1985, becoming a symbol of the turmoil of war in Afghanistan, was arrested on Wednesday in Pakistan on charges of fraudulently obtaining national identity cards.

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Gula, whose striking green eyes in a National Geographic cover photo made her face known around the world, was 12 when photographer Steve McCurry captured his iconic image of her living in a refugee camp for Afghan nationals in Peshawar.
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Is this in retaliation or did she really commit a crime?
I think she actually did something. I was looking at the news and I think she plead guilty to a crime.
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I think she is going away for a while but at least they are not treating her bad that I have heard of from now.
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The Afghan woman, whose striking green eyes in a National Geographic cover photo made her face known around the world, is under arrest in Pakistan.

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She has the most beautiful eyes. She put a face to a nation we knew very little about. I hope they are treating her well.
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A legal team arranged by Afghan officials in Peshawar met relevant legal departments on Friday seeking details of the case, Ambassador Zakhilwal said.
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I remember the picture on the left from years ago. I have a problem with people taking pictures of refugees and publishing them. Seems a little wrong.
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