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Tag Archive | "Afghan Women Speak Out Interviews"

AFGHAN WOMEN SPEAK OUT: ZOYA & MALALAI JOYA ON TOUR

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

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Asked what she fears, Malalai said: “I don't fear death. I fear political silence against injustice.”

GritTV: Women’s Roundtable on Afghanistan

Monday, November 2, 2009

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CODEPINK’s Jodie Evans joins Kristen L. Rouse, founder of Veterans for Afghanistan; Nasrine Gross, President of Roqia Center for Rights, Studies and Education; and Yifat Susskind, communications director for MADRE on GritTV last week to discuss Afghanistan. Also in the show, the bravest woman in Afghanistan, Malalai Joya.  She is currently touring with her new book, A Woman Among Warlords:  The Extraordinary Story [...]

Afghan Women Speak Out: Dr. Roshnak Wardak

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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From Jodie Evans: I am just returning from my 10-day trip to Afghanistan. As we left, a farm was bombed and eight members of a family were killed. Eight U.S. soldiers also lost their lives in an insurgent raid on their outpost. And today marks the 8th anniversary of the US Invasion of that war [...]

Meeting with the women of Afghanistan

Sunday, October 4, 2009

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We started out the day visiting a women’s magazine called Roz. We were amazed at how “risqué” the photos were (we couldn’t read the articles)—women without scarves and with lots of make-up. We asked if they had problems publishing such photos and they said no, but that one time they published a photo of a [...]

Afghan Women Speak Out: Deja-vu? (+ audio interview)

Thursday, July 30, 2009

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I just posted this new piece, “Put Down The Pom-Poms,” to Huffington Post (and it’s circulating elsewhere, like on CommonDreams) on Vice President Biden’s comments last week that war in Afghanistan is a justified “sacrifice” to “protect” Americans from terrorism. As someone who helped found CODEPINK six years ago in response to the Bush administration’s [...]

Afghan Women Speak Out: Malali Bashir (part I)

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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As part of its mission to highlight and promote the stories and perspectives of Afghan women, CODEPINK has launched an ongoing series of print, audio and video interviews “Afghan Women Speak Out,” conversations with leading international women activists and policymakers. In light of the current debate in Congress over a $94 billion war funding supplemental [...]

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