Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The Bravest Woman in Afghanistan: Malalai Joya

The Bravest Woman in Afghanistan: An Exclusive Interview with Malalai Joya

"I am young and I want to live. But I say to those who would eliminate my voice: 'I am ready, wherever and whenever you might strike. You can cut down the flower, but nothing can stop the coming of the spring.'"

"Dust has been thrown into the eyes of the world by your governments. You have not been told the truth. The situation now is as catastrophic as it was under the Taliban for women. Your governments have replaced the fundamentalist rule of the Taliban with another fundamentalist regime of warlords. [That is] what your soldiers are dying for." Instead of being liberated, she is on the brink of being killed."

Read more at Huffington Post.

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