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Afghanistan's theatre of the oppressed

Lydia James reports on a courageous drama project, which is putting transitional justice centre stage in the war-torn country. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Numbers games in Afghanistan’s elections

Will Afghans accept false results? Travis Beard hopes not.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Laughter in Kabul

If I got a pound for every time someone asked me to take care as Italked about visiting Kabul I’d be a millionaire by now. I do promiseto take good care of myself, and I mean it, but as soon as I reach mycityof birth I feelsafer than ever. This safety is not logical, ofcourse, because statisticallyKabul is getting more and more dangerouswith the rising number of suicide bombings, kidnappings and armedrobberies.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Weak, cringe-worthy women hiding behind men

Zuhra Bahman is unimpressed by the two women candidates in Afghanistan’s presidential election.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Inside the tent of an honest man

Zuhra Bahman meets the likeable – and unlikely – man who would be Afghanistan’s next president. He’s considered honest, unpretentious and the country’s Ralph Nader.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another Afghan Postcard

The sixth anniversary of the United States-led invasion of Afghanistan is fast approaching, but no-one is celebrating. Western governments continue to pour military resources into Iraq and Afghanistan, turning away from the reality that their continuing intervention is destroying the social, political and economic viability of both countries. In this program we hear the voices that are too often missing from mainstream media coverage: the perspectives of Afghans and Iraqis themselves.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Carnage sells — but we aren't cowards

Courageous Kabulis are getting on with democracy – but that’s not likely to grab the foreign media headlines.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A 10-car pile-up and scars to be proud of

I had an accident. (Actually, I want to shout that I almost died!) Iwas being driven from Mazar e Sharef in Northern Afghanistan to Kabuland we got caught up in a 10-car pile- up. There were three of us inthe car: the driver, my brother and me.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sleepless in Oxford

Here’s a question, something that has been bothering me for some time now: How does Tony Blair sleep at night? .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Here’s to narcissists, neo-cons and a brave new decade!

Time to consider the real scandals of the noughties, reckons Hadani Ditmars.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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