Malalai Joya

Malalai Joya is an Afghan activist and a former elected member of the Parliament from Farah province. Her books include Raising My Voice, and A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice. Her website:

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Thursday, April 12, 2007
The US has Returned Fundamentalism to Afghanistan
The following is a transcript of the speech given by Malalai Joya, member of the Afghan Parliament, given at the University of Los Angeles on Tuesday April, 10th: In the name of Democracy and Peace - Dear friends, first of all I extend my deep regards and thanks to the friends in the University of California to provide the opportunity for me to be here and share my point of view with you and inform you about the ongoing tragedy in my crying Afghanistan.
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