Videos and texts about Afghanistan

May 25th, 2012

(linked with Afghan schoolgirls poisoned by Taliban).

… before the Taliban were actif …

… is it still … or will it be again … ???

  • Afghanistan Through My Eyes, 6.12 min, uploaded by BillyKish1, Nov. 17, 2011;
  • BEAUTIFUL AFGHANISTAN (1), 3.55 min, uploaded by yusofmutahar (channel no more available), Dec. 8, 2011: … Afghanistan is the most beautiful place in the world. It is heaven on earth and the heart of Asia. We Afghans must be united and work hard to rebuild our beloved nation …
  • Beautiful Afghanistan (2), 2.46 min, uploaded by MitchellTravel, July 2 2009: Once an essential part of the hippy trail, friendly, beautiful Afghanistan has sadly been destroyed by years of war and neglect …
  • Faces of Wakhan, Afghanistan, 8.36 min, uploaded by samuelmansfield, Nov. 24, 2009: Some footage, with music by Ensemble Tengir Too … We travelled from Dushanbe in Tajikistan down to Ishkashim in the Wakhan, then travelled up the corridor, spending 9 days in the Hindu Kush where a new peak was climbed,and then crossed the Wakhan into the Great Pamir, where both the Wakhis and the Kirghiz were tending summer pastures …
  • The Wakhi People of Pakistan, China and Afghanistan, 4.17 min, uploaded by Asia Harvest.org, Sept. 2, 2009: Asia Harvest is a Christian organization serving in Asia. Check us out at Asia Harvest.org: The Wakhi people of Pakistan, Afghanistan and China are a little known people group living in one of the most isolated places on earth …

… today …

  • Europe no sanctuary for Afghan asylum seekers: Afghans hoping to escape violence and a lack of economic prospects at home face new challenges and new abuses in Europe, on Al Jazeera, March 23, 2012;
  • A year in the town of Pashtunzargun: Al Jazeera follows one district for a year to see how its residents cope with handover of security to Afghan forces, March 10, 2012 (text and video) see also on YouTube, 1.55 min;
  • Will US-Taliban talks achieve anything? As talks between US, Pakistan and Taliban get under way, will they result in real peace for Afghanistan? February 17, 2012 (text and video on Al Jazeera, 25.18 min): The US, Pakistan and Afghanistan are holding three-way secret talks with the Taliban, which is reportedly seeking peace. Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, said: “There have been contacts between the US government and the Taliban, there have been contacts between the Afghan government and the Taliban, and there have been some contacts that we have made, all of us together, including the Taliban” …

Videos in german (with some english):

  • Afghanistan: Frauenrechte (about women burning themselves to escape their destiny), 4.18 min; uploaded by lhgszch, Nov. 16, 2011;
  • Muslimische Kinderbraut: Gefoltert mit Zangen, 1.30 min, uploaded by GeertWildersJetzt, Dec. 30, 2011;
  • India: Die Last ein Maedchen zu sein (1/6), 9.59 min, uploaded by mullsen, January 12, 2010: Sie werden “Missing Women”, fehlende Frauen, genannt – die etwa 100 Millionen Frauen, die in Asien aufgrund der praktizierten Tötung weiblicher Säuglinge im Gleichgewicht der Geschlechter fehlen. In jüngerer Zeit, nach dem Einsatz der Ultraschalluntersuchung zur Erkennung des Geschlechts bereits im Mutterleib, werden Abtreibungen weiblicher Föten vorgenommen …

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