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Taliban Beheads 17 People Over a Woman



Afghan Dancing Boys, Photo by Maximilian Clarke

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 15:10 PM EDT, 27 August 2012 KAJAKI, Afghanistan – Afghan officials have reported that 17 Afghan civilians, including two women were beheaded by Taliban militants. They were killed on Sunday, 26 August 2012 at a late night celebration. According to Reuters and the Associated press, the revelers who lived in […]

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National Geographic Live! : Too Young to Wed



Child Brides, Photo by Stephanie Sinclair

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:33 AM EDT, 10 July 2012 Many of the post that we feature deal with human rights abuses and in particular women’s rights abuses, as in the case of yesterday’s report of the Afghan woman who was executed. There is no justification for what happened to Najiba; however, to every […]

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Video Captures Taliban Executing Woman



Two Women Executed by Taliban, Afghanistan, Photo Credit Flickr

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:31 a.m. EDT, 9 July 2012 KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban has reasserted its hold on the Afghan people and is exacting horrific punishment against those whom they have accused of moral turpitude. As in prior years when the Taliban’s power was at its height, the predominant victims of their […]

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The Sexual Hyprocrisy of the Taliban



Young Afghanistan Boy Sex Slave Force Kissed by Taliban, Photo by Lorraine Venberg

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 15:11 PM EDT, 6 April 2012 AFGHANISTAN – When the book “The Kite Runner” was made into a movie many people, including me, were shocked at the scene where a Taliban leader rapes a boy in the story. I thought that this must be aberrant behavior peculiar to the individual […]

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Pakistan’s Dirty Secret War


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Baloch Freedom Fighter, Photo by Belochistan

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 20:50 PM EDT, 5 April 2012 BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan – Recently, we wrote about the Tuareg of North Africa and the battle they are fighting in Mali for independence as an autonomous country. There is another little known group of people also fighting for their independence, as well as control over […]

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