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Justice for Farkhunda

Last week, an Afghan woman named Farkhunda was brutally murdered by a mob in Kabul, Afghanistan. Farkhunda visited a mullah (a trained person in religious law and doctrine, usually holding an official post) the day she was killed to confront him of some wrong practices being done inside of the Shah-Du-Shamshaira (The King of Two Swords) shrine. 255 more words


Peter Simms - Afghanistan - In these rooms, women had power

After three years, with these five latest CBECs, Children in Crisis has been able to help women become conscious of their identity, of their society. Some will accept that world, some will contest it, and some, or the daughters of some, will slowly, gradually, change it. 785 more words


Kabul Updates: 14 New Specialized Surgeons, Casualties from Car Bomb

March 25, 2015

Yesterday our 14 junior surgeons took the specialization exam for their respective course years at our hospital in Kabul…and they all passed! 218 more words

From The Field

Not in Kansas anymore...

Yesterday was a day of firsts….

It was the first time I really went out into Kabul for work. We went to the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (MAIL) for a meeting. 215 more words


The awful truth about post-Taliban Afghanistan, one lynching at a time

The public murder of the young woman named Farkhunda in Kabul last week has emerged as a critical indication of the road Afghanistan has traveled since 2001. 982 more words

Afghanistan Presidential Palace Bombing Kills Six

A suicide bombing attack near the Afghanistan presidential palace has killed six people and wounded more than 30, local officials have said. 287 more words