TITLE

Malalai Joya: Australia is making Afghanistan worse

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Green Left Weekly;9/7/2011, Issue 894, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Malalai Joya, a writer, activist, and former parliamentarian in the national assembly of Afghanistan, is presented. Joya discusses issues concerning the occupation and resistance in Afghanistan. She notes that the presence of Australian troops in Afghanistan only benefits the warlords and criminals ruling the country. She also discusses issues related to the rights of Afghan women.
ACCESSION #
71954862

 

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