J. K. Rowling: “Harry Potter” author secretly raised money to save 100 Afghan women from the Taliban

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THE J. K. Rowlingauthor of “Harry Potter” secretly raised $1 million to enable 100 Afghan women to escape from the Taliban when the latter took power in Afghanistan.

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As stated by dailymail.co.uksecured the money from the businessman and philanthropist lord michael hingeplus other large sums from other prominent figures and smaller donations from the public.

So, in a truly life-or-death operation, female lawyers and their families had to hide in basements before being smuggled to airports and flown to freedom.

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The “Harry Potter” author’s generosity in saving people in 2021 only came to light on Thursday in a debate in the House of Lords.

THE lord david alton told how the author and Lord Hinges “in a Schindler’s List moment” came to the rescue when veteran human rights lawyer Baroness Helena Kennedy needed money to save women lawyers – mainly judges – and their families.

Source: News Beast

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