Friday, 6 July 2018

Selfies with the Taliban

Selfies with the Taliban: Afghan women buoyed by ceasefire snaps | Ruchi Kumar | Global development | The Guardian: 
They marched through the streets of Kabul with their flags, hugging civilians, offering Eid prayers alongside the security forces, and even enjoying a scoop of the city’s best ice creams. Many civilians went up to the fighters, welcoming them, engaging in conversation about peace and taking selfies. Missing from most of these images of brotherhood and bonhomie were the Afghan women who have been among the worst victims of past Taliban atrocities.

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