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The Blue Scarf
World  (tags: The Blue Scarf, Blue Bracelet, protect our world, protect each other, love, blue sky, Afghanistan )

Dandelion
- 68 days ago - thebluescarf.org
The Blue Scarf and Blue Bracelet help remind us and others that we are all in this together and that our only sensible choice in life is to care for one another and to protect and share our world and her resources.
Afghanistan Landslide 'Kills at Least 350' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Afghanistan, landslide, death, news, weather, rain, flood )

Carrie
- 109 days ago - bbc.com
At least 350 people have been killed and many more are missing, the UN says, after a landslide hit the north-east Afghan province of Badakhshan.
How I Will End the War: Notes From An Officer on His Way to Afghanistan
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', afghanistan, Afghanistan war, conflict, corruption, death, freedoms, middle-east, politics, usa, violence, world )

Kit
- 138 days ago - thedailybeast.com
An American military officer leaving on one of the last deployments to Afghanistan before the war ends, writes about his experiences in a new feature for The Daily Beast.
Act Now For Afghan Women's Rights ACTION
World  (tags: women, culture, Cameron, humanrights, Afghanistan, violence, world )

Nancy
- 164 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
A backlash against high-profile women has already begun. Call on David Cameron to take a lead on supporting and protecting women's right in Afghanistan.
PETITION - Demand Afghanistan Scrap a Law Effectively Silencing Survivors of Domestic Violence
World  (tags: afghanistan, crime, violence, Womens rights ACTION )

David
- 186 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Afghanistan is set to pass a law that will allow people to attack their wives, sisters and daughters without fear of punishment, because relatives won't be allowed to testify as witnesses to these crimes. - Stand with the women and girls of Afghanistan...
Afghanistan: Protect Women & Girls From Violence ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, women, girls, children, Afghanistan, violence, trafficking, society )

Nancy
- 189 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Afghan women have been fighting for equal rights and protection under the law, and they are in imminent danger of losing their hard won gains. Please stand with Equality Now and our partner, Women for Afghan Women, in urgently calling on President Karzai
An Inside Look at the Taliban's Bankers - Reuters Investigates - VIDEO   video
World  (tags: War, Afghanistan, Pakistan, secret funding, crime, drugs, corruption, banks, Americans, taxpayers, US treasury, Obama, Pentagon )

Angelika
- 207 days ago - reuters.com
In Afghanistan, the lines between Taliban finance and legitimate commerce are often blurred. Reuters Special Correspondent Matthew Green takes us through the clandestine world of the currency dealers suspected of secretly funding the insurgency.
Afghans Face Cold, Hungry Winter as Aid Goes Missing
World  (tags: Afghanistan, poverty, aid, hunger )

Freya
- 211 days ago - news.msn.com
Warehouses are stuffed with food, but government problems are leading to thousands of homeless Afghans with nothing to eat.
'Cutting the Nose, Lips and Ears. Public Rape, Mass Rape': Brutality Against Afghan Women at Record Level
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Crimes against Humanity, Human Rights, Womens Rights, crime, government, ethics )

David
- 225 days ago - wikkorg.wordpress.com
Violent crimes against Afghani women reached an unprecedented level of brutality in 2013, an Afghan human rights watchdog has announced as the US-led coalition prepares to withdraw. --"Killing women in Afghanistan is an easy thing. There's no punishment".
Tell Karzai to Keep Saying No to 10 More Years - SIGN PLEASE !
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, war, occupation, US troops, politics, US GOVT., death, terrorism, violence )

Angelika
- 249 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
We're spending $10 million per hour on an operation that many top officials and experts have said generates hostility toward our country. The chief cause of death for U.S. troops in this operation is suicide.
Pakistan Taliban Leader Claims He Is Ready to Talk
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, Afghanistan, society, conflict, war, news, GoodNews, interesting )

Cal
- 314 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The leader of the Pakistan Taliban has said he was ready to open peace talks, and blamed the government for delays.
Girls Like Sahar Gul Need Our Help!
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, ethics, Afghanistan )

Teresa
- 334 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Banning attackers' family members from being witnesses will help abusers go free and send the message that torturing women and children is allowed by law. We urge you to vote "no" to this awful new bill today.
Girls Like Sahar Gul Need Our Help!
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Muslims, Islam, Human Rights, Freedoms, girl, girls, women, marriage, paedophilia, pedophilia, middle-east, society, violence )

Ge
- 341 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Sold into marriage at age 12, Sahar Gul was chained in the basement, starved, burned and beaten by her in-laws, had her fingernails torn out when she refused to become a prostitute, and was finally admitted to a hospital so broken she was unable to wal
You Can Get Away With Murder When Your Dad Is An Afghan Warlord
World  (tags: Afghanistan, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, death, murder, society, terrorism )

Kit
- 349 days ago - vice.com
Wahidi Beheshti maintains that he played no part in Shakila's murder, yet at the time of Shakila's death he refused to call the police and instead carried the teenager's lifeless body to his car.
Meet The American Lawyer Working Inside Afghanistan's Tricky Legal System
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Americans, society, legal system, civil libertiesworld, middle-east, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 391 days ago - vanityfair.com
Kimberly Motley, who hails from Milwaukee, is the daughter of a North Korean mother and an African American father. This unusual pedigree--and the way it shapes her features and her outlook--has served her very well in Afghanistan.
 

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