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Nelofar

“My daughter, who was sleeping with us in the courtyard, was hit by the bomb’s shrapnel in her head, and she died on the spot,” said Mr. Mohammed.   Nelofar's uncle Shukrullah was also killed.

Aziz

After 33 days in Tor Jail, Aziz* was transferred to the larger jail, where he was held for 2.5 years. The owner of the house was held almost as long. Aziz was recently released and said:

Palwasha

Unfortunately, 13 people were killed that day and more than 40 were injured. Palwasha’s mother, Rose, was hit by shrapnel, which tore through her abdomen. Palwasha was also hit and taken to a hospital in Ghazni. Palwasha survived, but sadly, the tiny metal shard severed the six year old’s spinal cord, leaving her paralyzed.

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CUNY.edu: Afghan War Casualties Memorialized Through the Eyes of World Artists and Afghan Youth

FLUSHING, NY: Civilian casualties are commemorated in Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan, a traveling exhibition coming to the Godwin-Ternbach Museum for the second stop on its cross-country tour. The show features fifty 4’ x 6’ panels on parachute fabric made by an international group of artists, including participants from Queens College. The exhibition also introduces images collected by Dr.

Peaceandjusticeonline.org: AFSC Issues Report Card on the War in Afghanistan

The American Friends Service Committee (Kansas City, MO)  has recently issued a “Report Card on Performance and Progress for the U.S. War in Afghanistan.”  As with all report cards, to be meaningful, this report card must offer comments that provide details of how things are going.  It must offer practical suggestions for improvement, when improvement is necessary.  The AFSC report card does an excellent job, in my opinion, of providing important details and of offering sensible, practical recommendations for improvement.

WarNews (PA) Radio: Windows and Mirrors opens in Philadelphia

WarNewsRadio, a college station in the Philadelphia suburbs, covers the opening of "Windows and Mirrors" the traveling art exhibit that draws attention to the enormous human cost of the war in Afghanistan. The AFSC's Karen Light weighs in.

New Haven Advocate: Afghanistan: What's Next? ... After A Decade of War

Panel discussion about the effects of the wars on our national security and immediate and long-term costs to civilians and soldiers. Guest speakers: Anne Mulderry from September 11th Familis for Peaceful Tomorrows and Jeff Napolitano of the American Friends Service Committee.
Nov 21 2010
Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike
Hamden
CT

DallasNews.com: Protest organized around Bush library groundbreaking

 

Anti-war protesters gathered on the SMU campus Monday, calling for former President George W. Bush to be arrested for war crimes. The rally was designed to coincide with festivities surrounding this week's groundbreaking for the former president's library being built on campus.

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