By: Humayoon Babur Oct. 30, 2018 The Kabul River Basin is one of Afghanistan’s most populated and highly heterogenic rivers and is a critical tributary of the Indus Basin … Continue reading Afghanistan water crisis may worsen regional tensions
Mohammed Harun Arsalai is an independent journalist and political activist from the Bay Area of California, and co-founder of the independent media project, Documenting Afghanistan. Currently based in Fremont, California Mohammed has reported on U.S. social movements, police violence, and racism for Bay Area Intifada which he also co-founded. His recent work focuses on refugees, the War on Terror, and militant groups operating in Afghanistan.
A menacing drought is overshadowed by violence
The War on Terror should be understood as having a much longer history that encompasses the repression faced by Black radicals in the US, especial Black Muslims but is essentially a war focused on the annihilation of resistance to white supremacist colonisation that started on this date back in 1492 with the conquest of Indigenous lands and the start of a “New” world.
Here’s video from todays discussion on the War on Terror; afghanistan and syria, infiltration and surveilence,colonialism, capitalism, rebels and rebel violence, US imperialism and Tankies, white people and subjective … Continue reading Video: Impacts of the War on Terror
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Cartoon criticizing selective outrage which only applies to chemical attacks, by Yaser Ahmad Once more the western ‘anti-war’ movement has awoken to mobilise around…
Abdul Ghafoor of Afghanistan Migrants Advice & Support Org speaks on the struggles of Afghan deportees in Kabul at the Oct 4th 2018 “How Safe is Afghanistan?” conference in Stockholm, Sweden. … Continue reading Abdul Ghafoor speaks on the struggles of Afghan deportees in Kabul
Elder Speaks of Neglect at Pul e Sheena IDP/ Refugee Camp – Kabul (Pashto) Elderly man at Pul e Sheena IDP / Refugee camp talks about the lack of support … Continue reading Pul-e-Sheena IDP Camp (Kabul)
Inside Kabul Refugee / IDP Camp – Pul E Sheena – In Bagrami district of Kabul Province. Doucumenting Afghanistan is an Independent Afghan New Media/ Research Project … Continue reading Inside Kabul Refugee / IDP Camp – Pul-e-Sheena
Originally published in Milestones: By Jalil Kochai On November 17th, 2017, about one month after the 16th anniversary of America’s invasion of Afghanistan, Nora Twomey’s filmic adaptation of the children’s … Continue reading The Breadwinner; or, The Cinema as Secular Hegemony
Originally published on Mangal Media There is a colonial relationship that exists within the media. Western journalists and bureau chiefs parachute in and stamp down pre-existing plans as all settler … Continue reading Decolonizing Media; why Im writing about white people instead of a US warcrime
A wave of insurgent attacks in recent weeks in Afghanistan has led both President Donald Trump and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to call for an end to negotiations with the … Continue reading Why is Europe Sending Refugees Back to War-torn Afghanistan?