Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Mas news (266)

New news, old news, follow-ups, and whatnot: Nicholas Kristof on (not making) babies, health, and well-being. Desperation for boys in China leads to kidnapping. Afghan President Karzai is rethinking (not clear if redoing) new Shi’a family law bill. Same-sex love … Continue reading

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Erased, flogged, restricted (266)

I think the New York Times headline says it all: Women Erased in Israel, Flogged in Pakistan and Restricted in Afghanistan Yep. Here’s the story of our world. *UPDATE* Here’s a follow up to the flogging in Pakistan.

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Quick bits (266)

Here’s the Sy Hersh story I mentioned in a previous comment. Although some New Yorker pieces require a subscription, this piece is currently available to everyone. Oh, and more good (as in, the opposite of good) news out of Afghanistan: … Continue reading

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