BBC News “Country Profile – Afghanistan”
Profile includes general overview, basic facts, political leaders and major media organizations.
BBC News “Timeline: Afghanistan”
Chronology of key events from 1919 to the present.
BBC News “Quick Guide: Afghanistan”
Provides a concise description of major events that have shaped Afghanistan since the Soviet invasion in 1979.
CIA – The World Factbook — Afghanistan
Authoritative country profile based on data collected by the Central Intelligence Agency.
Library of Congress Country Study – Afghanistan
This site provides extensive information on multiple aspects of Afghanistan’s history and society.
BBC News “Afghan MP says she will not be silenced”
Article explains why Joya’s supporters fear her life is in danger.
BBC News “Profile of Malalai Joya”
Article written shortly after Joya won the parliamentary elections.
Film ENEMIES OF HAPPINESS
Official Web site of the original feature length film featuring Malalai Joya.
Web site for Malalai Joya.