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Malalai Joya - World Pulse Magazine
AfghanistanGALLERYCONVERSATION
They have threatened me, abused me, and tried to silence my voice by calling me a “prostitute,” an “infidel,” and a “communist” and even...
Through my voice, the suffering women of a repressed nation sang the long-forgotten song of freedom, a patriotic melody conducted by the sorrows and grievances felt by women all throughout Afghanistan.
Never again will I whisper in the shadows of intimidation. I am but a symbol of my people’s struggle and a servant to their cause. And if I were to be killed for what I believe in, then let my blood be the beacon for emancipation and my words a revolutionary paradigm for generations to come.
In Afghanistan, there are two types of terrorists and struggles against them. The first type are those who are against the U.S. and there are troops in Afghanistan to fight against them—the Taliban and Gulbuddin party. But the second type is the Northern Alliance terrorists, who are friends of the U.S. government but terrorize our innocent people.
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