Middle East Wars

Human Rights and Peace Activists Hold Valentines Day Vigil at Downtown Crossing to Promote Aid to Afghanistan

For Immediate Release: Contact:  Cole Harrison, cole@masspeaceaction.org, Brian Garvey, brian@masspeaceaction.org When: Monday, February 14th, 12pm-1pm Where: Downtown Crossing, Boston, MA 02108 With the UN reporting that hunger in Afghanistan could kill more civilians than the 20-year Afghanistan war, an international debate is raging over the policy by […]

Malala Maiwand, one of 10 Afghan journalists killed in 2020. In addition to working as a TV and radio presenter, Maiwand was also an activist who advocated for the rights of Afghan women and children. AP photo
Middle East Wars

Afghanistan’s Tragedy

by Valentine Moghadam Originally published in Against the Current This background analysis and personal account by Professor Valentine Moghadam was written on May 27, 2021, before the precipitous August offensive and conquest of Afghanistan by the Taliban.  AFGHANISTAN HAS BEEN in a state of chaos […]