Actress Angelina Jolie is now on Instagram, and she has joined there for a cause.  Two days ago, the Special Envoy for UN High Commissioner for Refugees shared a letter she received from a teenage girl in Afghanistan. While sharing the letter, she said that she had decided to shared stories and voices of the people of Afghanistan who are fighting for basic human rights amid Taliban rule over their country. Recalling her experience meeting Afghan refugees who had fled the Taliban at the Afghan border twenty years ago, the 46-year-old actress said it was sickening to watch Afghans being displaced once again. Fear and uncertainty have gripped Afghanistan, she said. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Angelina Jolie (@angelinajolie) She said it was impossible to understand how the situation in Afghanistan could come to this stage despite so much time and money being invested for the country's future. Reiterating that she had, for decades seen Afghan refugees being treated like a burden and that she understood how much the people of Afghanistan could accomplish if they had the tools and respect, Angelina declared that she "will not turn away". I will continue to look for ways to help, she said, hoping that others will join her in this effort. In the letter that Angelina shared, the young Afghan girl, whose identity was concealed, said unlike what people claim, the Taliban have not changed.  She noted how before the Taliban marched into Kabul, she and others like her had rights. But now, she believes, that all her dreams have gone. Angelina's sensational Instagram debut Angelina's sensational Instagram debut saw her garnering millions of followers within a few hours. In over 24 hours, she has over 7.2 million followers.  In the process, she beat the record held by Jennifer Aniston when she made her debut on the photo-sharing application.

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