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He demanded higher ed for Afghan girls. He was jailed. Angelina Jolie targets his case

It’s been 5 months since Matiullah Wesa, an activist who urged an end to Taliban bans on girls’ education, was arrested. Media attention has faded. Now Angelina Jolie is making a plea in his behalf.

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