MUSTANG was released in 2015 to much critical acclaim, and box office success. Director, Deniz Gamze Ergüven was born in Turkey, but lived with her diplomat family in Paris, for most of her life. Having a one foot in repressive Turkish culture and the other in liberal French culture her film spotlights the difficulties of being a woman in the repressive rural Islamic culture, far from cosmopolitan Istanbul. The story of four orphaned teenage sisters guided by their grandmother through (...)
Bloody Attack on Hazara religious gathering killed over 20, Afghan police arrived 2 hours later!
Friday 25 August 2017
Kabul Press: The Hazara community is under everyday attack by extremists such as Pashtun Taliban and IS, Muslim Brotherhood and other terrorist groups. Today, in a bloody attack on their religious gathering in north of Kabul, over 20 including children and women were killed. The attack started at 13.00 PM local time, and the Afghan police and security forces arrived about two hour later.
The Hazara are one of the most prosecuted people in the world. The have faced systematic crimes including genocide, forced displacement, slavery and discrimination since 1980.