Vad kämpar Väst för i Afghanistan?

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Det är fel och ‘kontraproduktivt’ att påduvla andra folk sina egna idéer om hur dem ska leva. Ännu värre när man vill tvinga andra folk dit med vapenmakt, det blir bara ett stort misslyckande. Angående kvinnofrågan så är detta “is the way women have been treated in many parts of the country going back centuries.” Men “The emancipation of women in Afghanistan has to come from inside, through Afghans themselves, gradually, over time.” Khaled Hosseini

“Some of these so-called [customs]* are enough to make you wonder just what it is we’re fighting for in Afghanistan—and for whom.” Michael Mechanic

*Bacha Bazi, where “hundreds of boys, some as young as eleven, street orphans or boys bought from poor families by former warlords and powerful businessmen, are dressed in woman’s clothes, taught to sing and dance for the entertainment of male audiences, and then sold to the highest bidder or traded among the men for sex.”
The Frontline producers

“This illicit activity is on the upswing across Afghanistan,” men den förbjöds av Taliban.

Läs artikeln av Michael Mechanic @ motherjones
Afghanistan’s Boy Sex Slaves


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