Citations with the tag: AFGHANS -- Social conditions
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- No room for refuge.
Penn, Rob // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Mar2001, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p38
Reports on the return of Afghan refugees from Iran to their country under the Islamic Taliban regime. Uncertainty of their future; Estimated number of refugees in Iran; Concerns about the status of Afghans as refugees.
- A Mother's Hope.
Kastor, Elizabeth // Good Housekeeping; May2002, Vol. 234 Issue 5, p87
Discusses the experience of two Afghan women who fled to the U.S. for safety. Information on their lives before and after the Taliban regime in Afghanistan; Threats faced by their families; Efforts of the two women to help their country.
- Afghan weavers unravel a trade tradition: opium use.
Baldauf, Scott // Christian Science Monitor; 3/28/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 85, p7
Discusses the prevalence of opium use among Afghan carpet weavers, and related drug treatment programs in Pakistan.
- WAR AND WINTER The people's plight.
Danziger, Nick // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Dec2001, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p25
Examines the social conditions of the Afghans. Impact of the war between the Taliban and the opposition Northern Alliance on the people; Social conditions of the Afghan women during the Taliban regime; Problems faced by the Afghans regarding the lack of food source.
- How the war plays in Little Kabul (Calif.).
Daragahi, Borzou // Money; Dec2001, Vol. 30 Issue 13, p32
Reflects on how Afghan Americans who feel loyalty to the United States have been affected by terrorist attacks on the U.S. and the U.S. war against Afghanistan. Impact of the social and economic isolation resulting from being associated with the nation's enemies on the Afghan-American community...
- MTV: Where Britney Meets Bin Laden.
Ali, Lorraine // Newsweek; 10/29/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 18, p12
Focuses on the 'What's Going On' campaign by MTV to educate cable television viewers on how the Taliban oppresses women in Afghanistan. Examples of questions which are answered in the minute-long spots.
- Women for Women in Afghanistan.
Ali, Lorraine // Feliciter; 2006, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p260
The article features the volunteer network organization called Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan and its effort to empower Afghan women. It made specific reference to the experience of one of its member, Janis Rapchuk, on a three-week fact-finding mission to Kabul sponsored by the...
- The great betrayal.
Malik, Nesrine // New Statesman; 8/17/2009, Vol. 138 Issue 4962, p27
In this article the author discusses the condition of women and women's rights in Afghanistan. The central focus of the article is the author's contention that Afghan women expected greater freedoms as a result of the Afghan War which toppled the repressive government of the Taliban. The author...
- Talking with Trent Reedy.
Scales, Pat // Book Links; Jan2012, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p17
An interview with American author and soldier Trent Reedy is presented. When asked the misconception issue of the people in Afghanistan, Reedy states how the place as a country at war and he states how Afghan people want peace. He mentions the life of a certain Muslim little girl who struggled...
- Small Price for Hope.
Mink, Mary // Credit Union Magazine; Apr2007, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p26
The article focuses on Operation Not Forgotten founded by U.S. Navy personnel at Camp Phoenix in Afghanistan. According to the author, the operation was initiated by soldier Jeff Morris by sending an electronic mail to his colleagues at the Oregon Community Credit Union requesting support for...
- Afganist�n consulta sobre una pol�tica para los desplazados internos.
Schrepfer, Nina; Tyler, Dan // Revista Migraciones Forzadas; sep2012, Issue 40, p40
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- THE DECIMATION OF A PEOPLE.
Sliwinski, Marek // Orbis; Winter89, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p39
The article assesses the high death rate in Afghanistan under the communist regime in Afghanistan, which could probably reached 1.5 million according to estimate by Gallup Pakistan in their survey of the Afghan families inhabiting Pakistan's 318 refugee camps. The author surmises that the high...
- Hoops Springs Eternal.
Ballard, Chris // Sports Illustrated; 6/9/2008, Vol. 108 Issue 23, following p78
The article discusses the participation of the National Basketball Association of Afghanistan (NBAA) in the 2006 Asian Games basketball qualifiers in Qatar. It is reported that NBAA was founded in the 1960s by Tom Gouttierre, a volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps. The organization reportedly...
- An Afghan Is a Woman.
Cardullo, Bert // Hudson Review; Summer2005, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p302
The cinema was taboo under Taliban rule: all movie houses were shut down or torched, films were burned, and even to watch a motion picture was considered a subversive act. But even before the Taliban,...Afghanistan's film industry was slight. Over the last one hundred years, due to economic as...
- The Renegade Diplomat.
Chandrasekaran, Rajiv // Newsweek; 11/12/2012, Vol. 160 Issue 20, p52
The article provides information on Kael Weston, a former U.S. political adviser. It discusses his working for the U.S. State Department advising U.S. Marine units during the Afghan and Iraq Wars, often challenging government officials over the rights of Afghan, Iraqi, and American citizens....
- Above the Din of War: Afghans Speak about Their Lives, Their Country, and Their Future--and Why America Should Listen.
Huntley, kristine // Booklist; 4/15/2013, Vol. 109 Issue 16, p16
The article reviews the book "Above the Din of War: Afghans Speak About Their Lives, Their Country, and Their Future-and Why Americans Should Listen" by Peter Eichstaedt.