Tag Archive | "Afghan Women Speak Out Interviews"

Afghan Women Speak Out: Mariam Nawabi

Wednesday, June 10, 2009


(Originally posted on Huffington Post here). As part of its mission to highlight and promote the stories and perspectives of Afghan women, CODEPINK has launched an ongoing series of print, audio and video interviews “Afghan Women Speak Out,” conversations with leading international women activists and policymakers. For the third interview in the series (view our [...]

SeeJaneDo Interviews Sweeta Noori

Tuesday, June 2, 2009


See Jane Do, a rockin’ mama media duo from California, joined CODEPINK on Mother’s Day in DC to highlight the stories of the many amazing women who were standing vigil together. They caught up with Sweeta Noori, Afghanistan country director of Women for Women International, to talk with her about why she left Afghanistan (temporarily) [...]

Sonali Kolhatkar on Zalmay Khalilzad: America’s “Viceroy”

Thursday, May 21, 2009


Afghanistan has a CEO and his name is Zalmay Khalilzad. He is the man behind the mujahideen and “conducted risk analyses for Unocal” at the time that Unocal was engaging the Taliban on the construction of an oil and gas pipeline through Afghanistan. Sonali Kolhatkar, co-author of Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of [...]

Afghan Women Speak Out: Nooria Farhad

Thursday, May 21, 2009


Check out our first video interview with Afghan, Pakistani and women from other countries under war. Here, Nooria talks about growing up in Afghanistan in the 70s, returning to Afghanistan after the US invasion, the Karzai government, the marital rape law that was passed in Afghanistan, and the effect of US troops on women and [...]

Afghan Women Speak Out: “Zoya”

Saturday, May 16, 2009


Check out Elsa Rassbach’s interview with “Zoya” of the Foreign Committee of Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA). Elsa is a US citizen and activist who’s lived in Germany for the past eighteen years. She’s a founding member of American Voices Abroad Military Project and of the German affiliate of the War Resisters’ [...]

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