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Maisam Iltaf

Born in Jaghori, raised in Quetta, Maisam Iltaf works with Institute of Business Studies (IBS) and Afghan Photographers Association (APA) in Kabul. He is a contributor to Global Voices. He writes his thoughts on maisamiltaf.wordpress.com.

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Latest posts by Maisam Iltaf

‘Serene and committed.’ This legendary Afghan educator's legacy will burn brightly through generations

"This is a huge loss for Afghanistan, a country too poor when it comes to such figures."

Why Bamyan province brings out the best of Afghanistan

"These pictures give us a clear message: security, awareness and gender equality. I wish to have such gatherings in all provinces."

Pakistan Chief Justice's notice produces some hope for Hazara protections

"Finally voice of Hazara people heard. Army chief gives assurance of security and safety. Chief Justice takes notice of the killing of Hazara. Took us several years. Extremely shameful."

Education Against the Odds: How a Student and Mother from Afghanistan’s Central Highlands Stole Social Media's Heart

"Twenty years from now, that child will see this photo in a better Afghanistan."

Journalists Face the Sharp End of Growing Violence and Insecurity in Afghanistan

Authorities are quick to hail the free press as an achievement, but slow to offer it protection.

Female-Run Restaurant Bends Back Social Barriers in Pakistan's Quetta

"Years ago, women’s lives were limited to the four walls of the house in Hazara Town, but it is no longer the case now."

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