Rukhshana is just another Farkhunda

This week a 19 years old female named Rukhshana was stoned to death in Ghor province, in a district ruled by the Taliban. War against the Taliban took 14 years and continues, yet incidents like this happens. People can not explain where the courage to carry out stoning in a civilized world comes from; Taliban … More Rukhshana is just another Farkhunda

President Ghani’s warm reception or Refoulement

President Ashraf Ghani, just recently marked Afghanistan a safe country, contrary to the popular belief that there is still active war happening on the ground. Recently Kunduz was seized by the Taliban, then another city in Takhar, Darqar district. There was a consensus based on the meeting between the German officials and the Afghan Government, … More President Ghani’s warm reception or Refoulement

Fashion Freedom

Status of women in a society is a good indicator of where the society stands in economical ladder, freedom of style and religious boundaries. In Afghanistan in 1960’s through 1980’s women were working outside of the house, and contributed to the economy of their family and country as a whole. In a population given 50% … More Fashion Freedom

The Afghan Identity

This happens to me all the time; I meet someone and knowing that they are from some parts of Afghanistan, I ask them where they are from only to hear that they consider themselves from Pakistan, India or Iran. I understand that living with so many years of war, has created a ragged country, criminal … More The Afghan Identity