Going Outside the Palace

By: Kristen Chandler Brothers, Sisters, Is this poetry? Is poetry only rhythm and rhyme? Brothers, Is poetry only beauty-spot and lip? Sisters, Is this a poem when it doesn’t have the power To go outside the palace And become a hand over a child’s head? This is a poem by Mr. Kamran Mir Hazar, a Hazara […]

Censorship in Afghanistan: Death to journalists

By Robert Maier Published in Kabul Press (Thursday 11 March 2010) Since the beginning of the Karzai regime in 2002, twenty Afghan journalists have been murdered, and more than 200 violent physical attacks against journalists have been logged. Scores have fled Afghanistan after receiving threats against them and their families. Journalists have been sentenced to […]