Citations with the tag: AFGHANISTAN -- Social conditions
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- Afghan life under Taliban: Don't clap at games.
Zubrzycki, John // Christian Science Monitor; 12/10/96, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p1
Focuses on life in Afghanistan under the rule of Taliban, which imposed a lifestyle on residents, which is based on a strict interpretation of the Koran, that may take the country back centuries. When the Taliban conquered the country; Comments from Mullah Hassan, one of the most powerful...
- The Buddha tragedy and beyond.
Girardet, Edward // Christian Science Monitor; 3/14/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 75, p11
Discusses the efforts of the Taliban to destroy pre-Islamic historical and cultural sites in Afghanistan.
Girardet, Edward // Afghanistan Country Review; 2009, p124
The article presents an overview on the social condition in Afghanistan, highlighting cultural and linguistic demography, religiosity and social life.
Girardet, Edward // Afghanistan Country Review; 2010, p144
The article offers an overview on the social condition of Afghanistan for 2009, as well as the country's population, religion, and culture.
- Notes on church-state affairs: Afghanistan.
Hendon, David W.; Kennedy, James M. // Journal of Church & State; Winter97, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p181
Reports on the capture of the city of Kabul, Afghanistan by the Muslim militia known as Taliban on September 26, 1996. Torturing and hanging of former president Najibulah; Imposition of strict Islamic rule by a six-man provisional government.
- Afghan Taleban on defensive.
Hendon, David W.; Kennedy, James M. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 10/25/96, Vol. 40 Issue 43, p20
Reports that Afghanistan's Islamic Taleban movement is militarily on the defensive after capturing Kabul, Afghanistan.
- Remains unearthed.
Hendon, David W.; Kennedy, James M. // New Internationalist; Aug97, Issue 293, p6
Focuses on the scavenging for human bones in gutters, fields and graveyards by adults and children in Kabul, Afghanistan, in an effort to survive financially. Cost of a skeleton; Uses of the human bones.
- `Faithful implementation' of Geneva Agreements asked.
Hendon, David W.; Kennedy, James M. // United Nations Chronicle; Mar89, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p60
Reports on the reaffirmation of the UN General Assembly of the right of the Afghan people to determine their own form of economic, political and social system as stated in the Geneva Agreement on April 14, 1988. Concerns over continued fighting in Afghanistan.
- UN team to assess war damage.
Hendon, David W.; Kennedy, James M. // United Nations Chronicle; Mar93, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p72
Recounts United Nations actions concerning the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Afghanistan, along with requests to governmental and non-governmental organizations for financial, technical and material assistance to restore basic services and repatriate and resettle refugees and displaced...
- A New Day.
Hendon, David W.; Kennedy, James M. // Current Events; 12/14/2001, Vol. 101 Issue 14, p1
Reports the celebration of the Afghans over the fall of the Taliban in Kabul. Occupation of the Northern Alliance in all important towns and cities; Jubilation after the retreat of the Taliban; Fear of some women.
- AFGHAN WOMEN AS CO-LEADERS.
Hendon, David W.; Kennedy, James M. // Christian Science Monitor; 11/23/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p10
Discusses the role of women in Afghani society prior to and after the Taliban had control of the government.
- Afghanistan: Government of national unity urged.
Hendon, David W.; Kennedy, James M. // UN Chronicle; 1996, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p59
Provides information on social and political issues in Afghanistan. Call of Security Council of the United Nations on all Afghanistan parties; Main responsibility of the Council; Human rights violations against girls and women; Orientation debates on the the country's situations; Opium...
- Reign of fear.
Price, Sean // Junior Scholastic; 01/24/97, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p8
Reports on the implementation of harsh rules for daily living, such as ban on television and movies, by the Taliban, a powerful religious group that controls three fourths of Afghanistan. Economic condition of Afghanistan; Political background; Growing opposition among many Afghan people;...
- A 20th century outrage.
Andrews, Beverly // Middle East; May98, Issue 278, p50
Presents information on the plight of the Afghan woman as was represented in the book `The Handmaid's Tale' by Margaret Atwood. Information on the Afghan woman; Details on a photo exhibition on the women; Reference to the laws dealing with women enforced by the Taliban; Indication of the...
- REBUILDING AFGHANISTAN: A MULTIBILLION $PLAN.
Martin, Josh // Middle East; Mar2002, Issue 321, p5
Focuses on the reconstruction of war-torn Afghanistan. Foreign aid to the country; Provision of political stability to its interim government; Threat of the warlords in the country.
- The Kids of Khewa.
Nelson, Cassandra // Junior Scholastic; 10/4/2002, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p14
Focuses on the deteriorating social conditions in Afghanistan.
- State of emergency.
Liu, M. // Newsweek; 2/27/89, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p43
Discusses the psychological war the Afghan guerrillas are waging on residents of Afghanistan's capital city, Kabul, now that Soviet troops have left. Guerrilla attacks; Fears of food and fuel shortages; Outlook.
- War's high tech beams into 12th century.
Baldauf, Scott // Christian Science Monitor; 12/21/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 21, p7
Describes the author's experience of travelling to Afghan tribal areas, which are medieval in terms of education and infrastructure levels, yet have twenty-first century technologies like satellites phones and other high-tech gadgets.
- Off to work with new resolve.
Prusher, Ilene R. // Christian Science Monitor; 12/27/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 24, p6
Reports on the efforts of women in Afghanistan to return to work following the end of the Taliban regime.
- Fardin Waezi.
Prusher, Ilene R. // Nieman Reports; Spring2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p38
A photo essay which documents the social conditions in Afghanistan is presented.
- Gulbuddin Elham.
Prusher, Ilene R. // Nieman Reports; Spring2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p41
A photo essay which documents social conditions in Afghanistan is presented.
- Najibullah Musafer.
Prusher, Ilene R. // Nieman Reports; Spring2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p44
A photo essay which documents life after Taliban rule in Afghanistan is presented.
- `Operation Salam': To build a future.
Khan, S.A. // United Nations Chronicle; Jun90, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p22
Discusses the United Nations office set up in Afghanistan to co-ordinate humanitarian and economic assistance, known as `Operation Salam.' Main activities in 1990; UN response to emergency food needs; Food shortages; Continued hostilities and UN efforts.
- Armed conflict continues.
Khan, S.A. // United Nations Chronicle; 1996, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p49
Reports that the United Nations Security Council deplored the continuation of armed hostilities in Afghanistan. Intensification of shelling and air attacks in and around Kabul; Terrorist activities and arms transfers; Military options.
- Moscow's legacy to Kabul: An everyday hell.
Griffin, Jennifer // U.S. News & World Report; 12/19/94, Vol. 117 Issue 24, p15
Discusses continuing strife in Kabul, Afghanistan. December 1994, which marks the 15th anniversary of the Soviet occupation that plunged Afghanistan into civil war; Number of people killed since then; Nine separate Islamic factions that have fought for control of Kabul for 2 1/2 years; How...
- Afghanistan: A Photo Essay.
Haley, Roy // War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Huma; 2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1/2, p186
A photo-essay of documenting the social conditions of Afghanistan is presented.
- Regional Issues in the Reconstruction of Afghanistan.
Rubin, Barnett R.; Armstrong, Andrea // World Policy Journal; Spring2003, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p31
Discusses several regional issues in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. Consequence of the proliferation of armed groups in the region; Resumption of drug trafficking; Views on the need for regional cooperation.
- A GENERATION LOST.
Baldauf, Scott // Christian Science Monitor; 12/10/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p12
Discusses children in Afghanistan and the outlook for social conditions in the country.
- Full circle.
Halliday, F. // New Statesman & Society; 4/24/92, Vol. 5 Issue 199, p16
Studies two central problems that are plaguing modern Afghanistan. Difficulty of finding a balance between the dominant Pathans and the array of other ethnic groups who occupy the northern and western parts of the country; Tension between modernizing elites in Kabul and the largely tribal rural...
Aziz, Christine // New Internationalist; Nov96, Issue 285, p35
Compares the fate of the lion, once a noble beast, to that of the citizens of Kabul, Afghanistan, as Taleban fundamentalists takeover the country. Description of Kabul; Recount of the story of a lion in the zoo in Kabul; Response of the citizens of Kabul to their plight.
- Eager to Learn and Relearn.
Waldman, Amy // New York Times Upfront; 2/25/2002, Vol. 134 Issue 10, p6
Reports the social condition of the girls in Afghanistan. Number of girls registered for class; Views of Shafiqa Abdulwaquil on education; Ways of the Taliban on education.
- Islam's student-warriors greeted as liberators--for now.
Zubrzycki, John // Christian Science Monitor; 9/20/96, Vol. 88 Issue 208, p1
Reports on the takeover by the Islamic student militia Taliban of the city of Jalalabad, Afghanistan in September 1996. Reaction by city residents to the siege; Concerns on the group's utopian ideals; Background to the establishment of the group; Aims of the group; Activities by the group.
- Strict rule of Taliban in Kabul lowers crime, raises anxiety.
Horner, Sarah // Christian Science Monitor; 10/7/96, Vol. 88 Issue 219, p8
Reports that people in Kabul, Afghanistan, are trying to adapt to their new rulers, the fundamentalist Taliban. When Taliban took control of the capital; Types of changes the country experienced since the Taliban's take over; Comments from Mullah Ghous, acting foreign minister; Looting of...
- Kabul: Bloodier than Sarajevo.
Ivanko, Alexander // World & I; May94, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p76
Discusses the civil war in Kabul, Afghanistan. Deaths of civilians; Decreased population; Prime minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's attempt to oust president Burhanuddin Rabbani; Support sought by Hekmatyar and Rabbani from regional warlords; Geopolitical implications.
- Pakistan opens Afghan peace initiative.
Ivanko, Alexander // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 08/27/99, Vol. 43 Issue 34, p17
Announces an initiative in Pakistan to secure peace in Afghanistan, where its ally, the Taleban movement, appears to have failed in its attempt to defeat remaining opposition forces. Scheduled talks between Pakistani officials and an ally of Ahmade Shah Masood as well as with officials of the...
- Strangers at the gates.
Qureshi, Fazal // Bulletin with Newsweek; 3/7/95, Vol. 116 Issue 5960, p59
Reports on the entry of a group of an estimated 50,000 heavily armed students into the Afghanistan capital to demand the disarmament of the capital's defenders and the acceptance of the students as a neutral force to maintain law and order. Seizure of the headquarters of faction leader...
- AFGHANISTAN: YESTERDAY, TODAY; AND TOMORROW?
Ramsey, Allan // Contemporary Review; Feb2002, Vol. 280 Issue 1633, p71
Deals with the socio-political conditions of Afghanistan. Importance of Afghanistan as a trade route; Discussion on the Afghans British-Russian rivalry in Central Asia; Intolerance of Afghans on matters of religion.
- A dream deferred in Kabul.
Mitchell, Andreal // Christian Science Monitor; 5/22/98, Vol. 90 Issue 124, p12
Presents excerpts from a speech given by the author at the commencement at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. Her focus on the dreams of freedom held by people in Afghanistan under the repressive regime of fanatics.
- NOTES ON CHURCH-STATE AFFAIRS: Afghanistan.
Hendon, David W. // Journal of Church & State; Winter99, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p163
Focuses on the military conflict brought about by the Sunni Muslim group, Taliban in Afghanistan. Charges against the Talibans; Reaction of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights towards the killing of civilians at the Shiite town of Mazar-i-Sharif; Exchange of military defenses between...
- Back with a vengeance: Proxy war in Afghanistan.
Rashid, Ahmed // World Today; Mar96, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p60
Presents information on the Western diplomats' view concerning the Afgahanistan conflict in Kabul. Information on Afghan Mujaheddin's war; Influence of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan; President Burhanuddin Rabbani's involvement.
- Where kids pay price of war.
Bokhari, Farhan // Christian Science Monitor; 1/5/96, Vol. 88 Issue 28, p6
Reports that Afghanistan's long civil war and a lack of humanitarian aid may be forcing children to become militants and maybe grow up to be international terrorists. United Nations efforts to combat the continuing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan; Difficulty in finding international donors...
- Sharing losses.
Schogol, Jeff // Christian Century; 3/27/2002, Vol. 119 Issue 7, p6
Deals with the relationship between the relatives of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and civilian bombing victims in Afghanistan. Purpose of the trip to Afghanistan organized by human rights advocacy group Global Exchange; Number of civilians killed by U.S....
- The crush of civilisations.
Llyod, John // New Statesman; 9/9/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4604, p31
Discusses societal factions in Afghanistan. Background on modernizers; Description of the control exerted by warlords among people and territories; Role of Islam in the Afghan society.
- Debating Reconstruction in Afghanistan: The World Bank and Pakistani NGOs.
Jatkar, Shrayas A. // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs; Apr2002, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p88
Reports the meeting of World Bank and other development agencies in Islamabad, Pakistan. Focus on the rebuilding of Afghanistan; Classification of committees and work groups; Discussion on education and private sector development.
Jatkar, Shrayas A. // Afghanistan Country Review; 2011, p224
The article offers an overview of the social condition in Afghanistan including the country's diverse cultures, linguistic demography and religions.
- People in pieces.
Smith, Stefan A. // New Internationalist; Apr95, Issue 266, p5
Describes the aftermath of bombardment of the city of Khabul, Afghanistan by troops loyal to renegade Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Amount receives as payment for loyalty by the Mujahedin; Social conditions of civilians caught in the middle of the fighting.
- Home Away From Home.
Smith, Stefan A. // New Moon; Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p34
Focuses on the lives of girls who live in a hostel in Pakistan because of the poor living conditions in Afghanistan.
- Around the world.
Smith, Stefan A. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Jan/Feb96 Part 2 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p9
Offers information on various countries and regions around the world. Disability in Afghanistan; Fulbright fellowships for teachers to work with blind children in Cyprus; Invitation for papers for the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment's 10th World Conference.
- Freedom marches undaunted.
Hughes, John // Christian Science Monitor; 12/26/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 23, p11
Discusses the role of the Freedom House in New York in monitoring freedoms in various nations, in light of the liberation of Afghanistan from the rule of the Taliban.
Grabish, Beatrice // UN Chronicle; 1998, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p64
Reports on the United Nations Security Council's call for all Afghan parties to stop the war, agree on a ceasefire and to engage without preconditions in a political dialogue aimed at national reconciliation and the formation of a fully representative government. Council's support of the steps...