In post-9/11 Afghanistan, music and cricket became an escape from the twin-violence of United States-occupation and Taliban-terrorism. Farooq Sulehria reports that with the return of the Taliban, these cultural activities are now under attack.
The Left bloc, spearheaded by the Labour Party, has won an important victory in the Norwegian election, reports Farooq Sulehria.
A group of young Afghan women secretly held a press conference in a Kabul suburb on August 28 to launch a new women's movement against the Taliban and present their demands, reports Farooq Sulehria.
Pakistani leftist Farooq Sulehria interviews Sudaba Kabiri, one of the women who organised the first protest against the Taliban in Kabul.