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Raise those voices high

While countries that proudly claim to be 'democracies' are supposed to bask in the beauty of different voices and ideas, the reality seems quite different. All too often, its small pockets of people pushing limited agendas that get access to reporters, policy makers and politicians. In fact, the only time that the voices of most people are clearly heard by those in power is through the ballot box - and even then in some countries they're robbed of that chance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Afghan Postcards

Afghan postcardsThis month on the fourth year anniversary of its invasion of Iraq the world is assessing the carnage. But missing from the ledger are those forgotten victims of the war on terror the displaced and dead in Afghanistan, and the millions of desperate refugees whove fled from inside Iraq. This weeks Radio New Internationalist makes contact with them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bombs, bikes and handsome boys – Aghanistan gears up for election day

‘Even if there are 100 bombs on voting day, all Afghans should vote,’ President Karzairecently urged. From Kabul, Travis Beard surveys the – rugged andcharacter-rich – scene in the build-up to next week’s presidential elections:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Osama is dead

After the death of Osama Bin Laden, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the killing of thousands of innocent civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan, and wonders what that has to do with justice or morality.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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'Thou Shalt Not Kill' or 'Shalt Thou'?

As far as I know, the Ten Commandments have no sub-clauses.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hatred at first sight – my relationship with 'the perfect politician'

My relationship with Peshawar has been hatred on first sight. I was 6years old when I visited the city for the first time and confronted theheat, the pollution and the tense environment that compelled women tocover each inch of their body and stay indoors. It was 1989 and I vowednever to return.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A border-crossing project for peace

In her second report from Afghanistan, Ewa Jasiewicz meets young volunteers on a mission.…

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Welcome to Afghanistan, drone-strike capital of the world

New arrival Ewa Jasiewicz discovers desperation and hope in a resilient people..…

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‘Afghan women keep the business of life going’

As the London Conference on Afghanistan starts, Zulaikha Rafiq explains why women’s rights must be high on the agenda.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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PHOTO ESSAY: The tailors of Kabul

Rich Mallett gets inside access to Afghanistan’s tailoring trade.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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