Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers

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Monday, April 30, 2012 - 6:52am
The UN May Have Silenced the Afghan Public
“Today, Afghanistan and the U.S. initialed and locked the text of the strategic partnership agreement ,” said President Hamid Karzai’s spokesman, Aimal Faizi. “This means the text is closed….”
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Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:49pm
Protesting NATO in Chicago will be too Late for Afghanistan
Dear friends of ordinary 99 percent Afghans, We thank you for your love and your hands and feet, in organizing for the upcoming Chicago protests! In these killing days, we in Afghanistan do not expect the interests of people to triumph over self-interests. But your efforts prove that another world is possible.
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Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 12:00pm
Will the Afghan Parliament, the U.S. Public or the UN Debate the U.S. Afghan Strategic Partnership Agreement?
In Afghanistan, the tragic Kandahar killing spree has prompted renewed talk about the proposed U.S. Afghan Strategic Partnership Agreement. At stake in these discussions is the security of Afghanistan, the U.S. and the region.
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 8:35am
The Ghost and the Machine: Drone Warfare and Accountability
Fazillah, age 25, lives in Maidan Shar, the central city of Afghanistan’s Wardak province. She married about six years ago, and gave birth to a son, Aymal, who just turned five without a father. Fazillah tells her son, Aymal, that his father was killed by an American bomber plane, remote-controlled by computer.
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Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 11:24am
Current Negotiations are Excluding Afghans: Is It Time for an Afghan National Referendum?
The people of the world are questioning the lazy and fearful presumption that a few human beings are better than the vast majority; why should the 1% unjustly hoard unequal Wealth, Power and Privilege? The people of the world are awakening each morning, deciding, “We breathe the air, eat our bread, work and sleep in the same way, so enough of the nauseating selfishness that dictates the captivity of millions at the commands of a few.”
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Friday, January 6, 2012 - 8:27am
Much to Forgive: The Story of Bibi Sadia
Bibi Sadia and her husband Baba share a humble home with their son, his wife and their two little children. An Afghan human rights advocate suggested that we listen to Bibi’s stories and learn more about how a Pashto family has tried to survive successive tragedies in Kabul.
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Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 2:09pm
American and Afghan Slavery Will Soon Be Signed
"The world doesn't have to choose between the Taliban and the US government. All the beauty of the world—literature, music, art—lies between these two fundamentalist poles." -- War Is Peace, by Arundhati Roy, October 18, 2001 We need clarity The Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers reject the US-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Declaration. We reject such declarations made by politicians who do not know us, nor care for us. We want the freedom to solve our own problems.
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