Maya Evans

Maya Evans

Maya Evans is co-coordinator for Voices for Creative Nonviolence UK and has visited Afghanistan 9 times since 2011; she is a writer and a Councillor for her town in Hastings, England.

Articles by this author

Afghan children play in the bombed out rubble of the Darul Aman Palace in Kabul, amidst a photo exhibition marking four decades of Afghans killed in war and oppression. (Photo: Maya Evns) Views
Monday, October 12, 2020
Afghanistan: 19 Years of War
The NATO & US backed war on Afghanistan was launched 7 th October 2001, just a month after 9/11, in what most thought would be a lightning war and a stepping stone onto the real focus, the Middle East. 19 years later and the US is still trying to extricate itself out of the longest war in its...
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Women hold signs reading 'Peace' and 'Enough! Bring the troops home now!' Views
Sunday, August 05, 2018
Marching for Peace: From Helmand to Hiroshima
I have just arrived in Hiroshima with a group of Japanese “Okinawa to Hiroshima peace walkers” who had spent nearly two months walking Japanese roads protesting U.S. militarism. While we were walking, an Afghan peace march that had set off in May was enduring 700km of Afghan roadsides, poorly shod...
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