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Malalai Joya

01 Nov

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Malalai Joya discussed her book A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan who Dared to Raise her Voice,” at Poets and Busboys Sunday evening and will discuss the political memoir, ” at an International Correspondents’ Committee event at 6pm Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 in the Conference Rooms on the 13th Floor.

Interview with Malalai Joya

Malalai Joya and the Tale of 2 CNNs

The first interview was broadcast on CNN (US). In the middle of the interview, as Joya made clear she opposed US occupation, interviewer Heidi Collins said “occupation would certainly be your word, a lot of people would take great issue with you calling the US presence in your country an ‘occupation’.” Joya went on to defend her position as Collins’ interrupted snidely. As Joya tried to respond to Collins, she was cut off.

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Posted by on November 1, 2009 in get educated, human rights, Women

 

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