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September 11th, 2007
A Woman Among Warlords
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  • rukara ibrahim

    asalamaleikum,people of afghanistan,befree,be happy in country,have a love between you because you are brothers and sisters of your country,and of your religion,work for your country development,men and women must built your nation,together is one,without disturb your religion,islam,we also encourage you to be in peace,inshallah,allah,wiil make the peace in your country,AMIIN,WASALAAMALEIKUM

  • Chen Zhaohua

    Being a citizen living happily and peacefully and enjoying my political freedom in China, I was shocked to see what people in a neighboring, especially women have endured in Afghanistan. I feel compassionate with what they have suffered and thankful for what I have received so far, a loving mother, a nice house and an a study broad exprience in the US. But at the same time, I also feel a stronger sense of responsiblity for me or other young people like me to make a difference in China, to tackle the enviromental issues, the human rights issues and also the corruption in our goverment and democratizing movement. In regard to this, I think what we or China lack now is an outspoken leader like Joya to stand up for what they believe forcefully as opposed to putting off the issues on the agenda infinitely. I believe my generation will definitely see a stronger, more prosperous and more democratic China. Last, I wish peace and prosperity for our neighour, Afganistan. I believe women or men, who have a genuine sense of rebuiding their country will act up like Joya to make a bigger difference than ever was anticipated.

  • Io-Aurelia Duncan

    It is refreshing to see a woman like Joya. It reminds me of the problem women had in the US in 1913, when they marched for the vote. The crowds attacked them. Many were beaten and jailed. What I like about Joya is that she remains modest. Today in the US many women who want women’s rights forget proper modesty. I am a Christian raised in a traditional home and would like to feel that one can be modest and modern all at the same time. Joya is an inspiration to women all over the world.

  • Jacinta

    I like this website becauuse its got interesting stuff Afghanistan and the womens rights and the Taliban and stuff and u get to see what other people think and i like the info 4 my assignment thats due on thursday. im sorry but im not christian i just like watching the clips….:) =)

  • Ram Kumar (India)

    I will just say a few lines and let the reader decide:

    Two small girls
    were playing near a car…

    How many counties/states/years would you say
    are worth their scattered fingers?

  • Asha

    I cried more times than I can count during this documentary. As a woman, I cannot believe there is such a revolutionary that exists. She is a woman who will move mountains. Ironically, as I see the faces of parliament in this country, within a short time, you see the faces of women. Why, in a country as progressive as ours, it took so long for women to enter our congress?

  • mahesh

    that was a wonderful programme..In a country where women’s rights are shackled, it is really encouraging to see people like Joya who gives hope not only to the Afghan people but also to the whole world. I really hope that peace and happiness comes to Afghanistan

  • Fahim

    I want to help out the innocent people of Afghanistan and people like Joya jan in bringing peace and prosperity. Please email me and let me know how I can help.

    Thank you
    Fahim

  • Albertina

    Asalamaleikum, dear Afghanistan. Our hearts and minds are with you and we send our Blessings to all of you. We wish you the power of women and families to triumph over the repression and inhumanity forced upon you by those who do not have intentions to provide for the health, security and happiness for ALL of you. My sincere prayer is that our country will ultimately do what is right and the best for helping you in your challenge; so far we have floundered in this effort with the result of contributing to many people dying. We are still searching for the best way to help. I hope we will find that proper way, Soon. Now. Love and Peace to you all.
    (from a USA friend)

  • Luc Quebec

    I want to express my deepest admiration for the courage of Malalai Joya and to the man that support them. Man and women of Canada and the rest of the western world, need to be explained what is really going on in Afghanistan. Inshallah, I hope to live long enough to see the arising of real democracy.
    The Berlin wall has come down but the wall of ignorance remains.

    Luc
    Quebec
    Canada

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    asalamaleikum,people of afghanistan,befree,be happy in country,have a love between you because you are brothers and sisters of your country,and of your religion,work for your country development,men and women must built your nation,together is one,without disturb your religion,islam,we also encourage you to be in peace,inshallah,allah,wiil make the peace in your country,AMIIN,WASALAAMALEIKUM

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