Here is Bamyan, Hazaristan. The Hazara still face systematic crimes such as discrimination by the Pashtunist government and genocide by terrorist groups including Pashtun Taliban, Kuchi and Daesh. In March 2001, Pashtun Taliban destroyed the ancient Buddha sculptures of Bamyan which were principal symbols of Hazara history and culture, and one of the most popular masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity. However, the Hazara try their best to preserve their colorful (...)
A trip through the dirt paths and wild streets of Kabul
Wednesday 30 April 2008
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This seven minute video, “Kabul Journey,” was taken in the summer of 2005 by Robert Maier one day when he grabbed a camera and was taken on a whirlwind tour of Kabul that included one of Kabul’s poorest neighborhoods where children can’t go to school because they are needed for chores like carrying water up steep hills to their homes. He was graciously welcomed there to an Afghan couple’s engagement feast, and dozens of residents were happy to be videotaped and send a snapshot of their lives to the outside world. In the past fifteen months , this video has been viewed on YouTube nearly 14,000 times.