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Taxi to the Dark Side 2007 Full Documentary
World  (tags: Taxi To The Dark Side, Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan, Iraq, United States, torture, petition )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - dailymotion.com
An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed in 2002.
Jacob George U.S Veteran Afghanistan Turns Into Peace Activist   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Sgt Jacob George, Soldiers Heart, suicide, Memorial Day, Pakistan, lyrics )

Dandelion
- 36 days ago - youtube.com
This Veteran touched my heart when I stumbled over a speech he gave at a Unitarian Universalist Church. I want to remember him this Memorial Day as he is another casualty of war - even if he made it home alive - he was never the same and took his own life
3 Top Officers May Face Sanctions for Wasteful Spending in Afghanistan
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Pentagon, wasteful speding, Camp Leatherneck, independent government watchdog, SIGAR, construction )

Judy
- 39 days ago - miamiherald.com
"This is one of the most outrageous, deliberate, and wasteful misuses of taxpayer dollars in Afghanistan we've ever seen," said Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri.
Afghan Men Don Burqas And March For Women's Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Afghanistan, Kabul, burqa, men, protest, GBV, violence against women, Human Rights, gender inequality )

Evelyn
- 72 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A group of Afghan men marched through the capital, Kabul, on Thursday to draw attention to women's rights by donning head-to-toe burqas that for many people worldwide have come to symbolize the suppression of women.
Suicide Bomb At Afghanistan Bank Kills Dozens, Local ISIS Branch Claims Responsibility
World  (tags: violence, world, Afghanistan, middle-east, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, suicide bomber, conflict, news, death, government )

Carrie
- 72 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group.
Burka Avenger Is the Muslim Female Super Hero We'Ve All Been Waiting For (Video Links)
Offbeat  (tags: cartoon, gender issues, Burka Avenger, Pakistan, Afghanistan, female empowerment, India )

Evelyn
- 74 days ago - mic.com
The Burka Avenger is a teacher, Jiya, who in her spare time dons a burqa while fighting gender-based crimes and other evils, and she is the symbol of empowerment for girls across the Muslim world that many hoped would arrive.
A Mob Enforces Islamic JusticeâEUR(TM)By Setting Mentally Ill Muslim Woman On Fire for Burning the Koran.   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Kabul, Afghanistan, mob sets woman on fire, alleged Koran burning )

Beth
- 98 days ago - youtube.com
Who, really, is the mentally ill here? This poor woman, or all of these Muslims who are cheering, stomping on her, setting her alight, AND NOT ONE STOPPED THIS HORRIFIC BRUTALITY. CNN saw no proof that she set a Koran on fire.
$1 Million of Secret CIA Cash Intended for Afghanistan Ended Up With Al-Qaeda - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Afghanistan, Al-Qaeda, CIA, Conflict, Pakistan, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 105 days ago - rt.com
Around $1 million of CIA money given to Afghanistan via a secret fund was reportedly used in 2010 to pay the ransom for an Afghan diplomat held by Al-Qaeda.
#MuslimLivesMatter Is at the Heart of Defeating ISIS
World  (tags: #MuslimLivesMatter, ISIS, ISIL, IS, Daesh, power, Islam, Muslim, Chapel Hill shootings, middle-east, iraq, syria, nigeria, afghanistan, pakistan )

Evelyn
- 131 days ago - english.alarabiya.net
ISIS fighters are primarily Muslim-killers who abuse Islam as a cover for their atrocities. Non-Muslims need to understand this and that the major challenge ISIS, al-Qaeda and like-minded groups pose is to Muslims. Such extremists are small in number but
Jeb Bush Won't Talk About Wars His Brother Started
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, election 2016, Jeb Bush, GW Bush, wars, Afghanistan, Iraq, government, ethics, politics, news, dishonesty, republicans, democrats )

Carrie
- 135 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I won't talk about the past," Bush said at a Friday press conference when asked how he would have handled the conflicts differently, according to The Washington Post. "I'll talk about the future.
2014 Review (Part One) - Drone Wars: The New Normal
World  (tags: world, war, violence, conflict, drones, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), lethal UAVs, so-called ‘risk free’, US, UK, France, Israel, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mali )

Evelyn
- 142 days ago - dronewars.net
Stimson Center report argues that the existence of armed drones has "enabled a significantly expanded US campaign of targeted cross-border strikes against suspected terrorists. We believe that this campaign of targeted killings raises numerous questions"
Classified: US Military Imposes 'Startling' Blackout On Key Details Of War In Afghanistan
World  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Afghanistan, US Military, Secrecy, SIGAR )

Judy
- 151 days ago - commondreams.org
'It's not just a particular fact or figure that's being classified, but whole categories of previously public information.'
Invasion of Afghanistan Based on Unjustifiable Pretext: Ex-US Marine
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Afghanistan War, U.S., Interview )

Judy
- 182 days ago - presstv.ir
A former American Marine says the US-led invasion of Afghanistan was carried out under no justifiable pretext, leading to a long-drawn-out war in the country.
US And NATO Formally End War In Afghanistan
Offbeat  (tags: United States, NATO, Afghanistan )

Ray
- 182 days ago - news.sky.com
The United States and NATO have formally ended the 13-year war in Afghanistan with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul. It marked the completion of the US-led International Security Assistance Force's combat mission
Good News! Afghan Authorities Commit to Ensure Brishna's Safety
World  (tags: human rights, Brishna, rapist convicted, Afghanistan, children, female rights )

Nancy
- 207 days ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
Victory! Following the sentencing of Brishna's rapist, Afghan authorities have now committed to ensuring Brishna's protection.
 

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