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Act Now For Afghan Women's Rights ACTION
World  (tags: women, culture, Cameron, humanrights, Afghanistan, violence, world )

Nancy
- 46 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
- 68 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
- 70 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
- 89 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
- 93 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
- 107 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
- 131 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
- 196 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
- 216 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
- 223 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
- 231 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
- 273 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.
Protect Afghan Women From Being Stripped of Their Rights - ForceChange
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Women's Rights )

Monica
- 289 days ago - forcechange.com
In Afghanistan women are facing the possibility of losing their rights and protection. Laws that protect women from violence like beheadings and raise the minimum marriage age for girls from 9 to 16 are at jeopardy of being completely dismissed.
Taxi To The Dark Side   video
World  (tags: UN International Day In Support of Victi, United States, Afghanistan, Iraq, Guantanamo Bay, Dilawar of Yakubi, Taxi to The Dark Side, taxi driver, torture, war crimes )

Dandelion
- 301 days ago - youtube.com
June 26 is UN International Day In Support of Victims of Torture. This is 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.
Stand With Afghan Women Fighting for a Better Future
World  (tags: world, HumanRights, women, Afghanistan )

Teresa
- 314 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Amnesty International is calling for the Australian government, the international community and the Afghan Government to protect girls' and women's human rights and ensure women are central to the reconciliation and peace talks.
 

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