The founder of an animal shelter in Afghanistan reportedly left a message of anger to British government aides for “blocking” efforts to evacuate his staff and animals.
Former Royal Marines Paul “Pen” Farsing founded the Nowzad Shelter in the mid-2000s after serving in the British Army.
After the Taliban returned to power this month, Mr Farsing tried to take hundreds of cats and dogs, his staff, and himself to Britain.
NS The Sunday Times He said his abusive audio recording was leaked, beating Peter Quentin, a special adviser to Defense Minister Ben Wallace.
In a recorded message reportedly sent on Monday, Farsing allegedly threatened to “destroy” Quentin on social media if he did not help arrange evacuation. It is hindering people’s military evacuation.
Mr. Farsing The Sunday Times: “I found that you are blocking this flight out of Afghanistan for staff and animals. So here are my trading associates. You give me that f ***** * Get an Isaf number and get me permission to board that f ****** airfield, or tomorrow morning I will turn on you and f ** whole. **** Country, and Everyone else who has invested in this rescue will know that it is you who are blocking this f ****** move. Is that okay? “
He continued. “I take the staff out of here, take many other people out of here on this flight, dogs and cats go to the cargo hold. No one can sit in the cargo hold, only animals can sit. I can do it.”
He is said to have requested paperwork to say that his staff was “approved”. You can find it. “
The report states that Mr. Farsing has been a Royal Marine for 22 years and “has not robbed people like you who are blocking me of this cannon,” and the evacuation flight was a “private-funded plane.” He added that he claimed to be.
His campaign to remove workers and animals from Afghanistan’s shelter in Nauzad has not only caused controversy recently, but has also received a great deal of support from public and animal welfare activists.
Visas were issued to 24 staff and their dependents, but Farsing refused to leave without 94 dogs and 79 cats.
On Thursday, he and his staff were at Hamid Karzai International Airport, but turned their backs, resulting in an Isis terrorist attack that killed U.S. forces and Afghan civilians lining up to escape the Taliban. I was involved in the confusion caused by.
The day after the attack, the Department of Defense (MoD) announced that Mr. Farsing and an armed army of animals had been escorted through the airport and that permission for charter flights was sponsored by the British government.
Nowzad staff were unable to leave the country despite being issued a visa to the United Kingdom.
Farsing said of the staff: Some of them came to the airport with me, but were not allowed to cross the border from the Taliban to British rule.
“I feel so much. I feel very sad about them, reassured me, and happy with the animals.
“When I said goodbye, I had a lot of tears.”
Farsing’s “Operation Ark” campaign was a huge success on social media, but Wallace complained that it was distracting those who were focused on evacuating the most vulnerable. ..
Wallace also said Defense ministry staff faced “abuse” from Farsing’s supporters.