Pashtun women, considered conservative by some, joined in the Islamabad protest in large numbers
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United Nations joins chorus of outrage at deteriorating climate of violence in Afghan journalism
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People were speaking out about many different issues but, mostly on the for profit wars the weapons industry and the U.S. Government want the people to believe is a war to end terrorism.
How the country is viewed abroad and how the people view themselves is reflected in Afghan film
Even national politicians must fear the widespread reach of Afghan political satire on social media