As the Taliban gain ground throughout Afghanistan, Afghans who worked as interpreters for foreign armies live in fear of reprisals. The Taliban are perceived as traitors and have appealed to Western nations to give them visas so that they can flee the country. Although the Taliban say no harm will be done to previous interpreters who show remorse, Afghans working for foreign forces have a hard time believing this promise. Some of them agreed to speak anonymously with FRANCE24. .