Breshna Musazai took three bullets and nearly died when terrorists attacked her university two years ago. Last month, she received her degree — an achievement that’s inspired multitudes
“Just by being here today, doing what I am doing, I am proving them all wrong.”
“She absolutely loves people and relishes meeting anyone new and getting lots of cuddles and treats.”
In a conservative, war-torn country, being a female musician isn’t easy
Lanny Cordola, a US rocker, had toured with well-known names in music, and he had appeared in a couple of episodes of the ABC comedy as a musician. But everything changed when he learned about two attacks in Afghanistan.
How were thousands of Afghan refugees all born on January 1st? The answer lies at the intersection of warfare and the digital age.
I am an Afghan first… But if our life is under threat, if our families are faced with risks, we have to leave.”
“I watched my friends and colleagues die; I’ve been injured several times, but instead of being rewarded, I have been labeled as crazy.”
The Kabul Zoo is an oasis of green in a dusty city still lying in rubble. It’s also challenging the international community’s perception of what carrying on with life looks like in a war zone.
It was a cold November afternoon, in 1999; thousands had gathered in Ghazi Stadium in Kabul after the Friday prayers. A mullah stood at the center of the ground and announced the executions of the day. It was a common […]