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Afghanistan Blogs: Dead Poetess, Violence & Liberation

Guftugo ( it means dialogue), an Afghan blogger, writes about Nadia Anjoman, poetess who was murdered by her husband in Herat. Many say jealousy motivated husband to kill this young poetess. Guftugo say in dark Afghanistan's dark society men like women are oppressed. Guftugo asks himself how Nadia's husband could do such a crime (Link in Persian). Maybe we can find answer in Sanjar's blog (Link in English) from Kabul:

“Is violence a need or a mistake? violence comes to existence when people mishandle or can't handle a conflict. However, as time pass violence transforms to a habit.”

Guftugo also talks about Abdul Ali Mezrai who was killed by Taliban about eight years ago. Mezrai was the Wahdat (“United”) party's leader. According to Guftugo Mezrai believed in equality between women and men. He also thought federal system is best one to govern Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Warrior (link in English) reminds us that 13th of November was a great day for Afghanistan:

“The 13th of November, is the anniversary of when the Taliban fighters escaped from Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. On this day the Northern Alliance, with the help of coalition forces, overthrew the Taliban regime from the capital Kabul and made them withdraw to the southern and southeastern provinces as they were ousted from Kabul. The Kabul citizens were freed from the hardline regime's prison and they came out onto the roads and celebrated the defeat of the Taliban government and they started their free lives.”

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