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Shamsia Hassani: Iranian born/Kabul, Afghanistan-based. Graffiti Artist

Shamsia Hassani was born in Iran to Afghan parents. Ms Hassni “returned to Afghanistan to pursue her education in fine art at Kabul University. (www. 180 more words

Some Reading

This is hypocrisy

Yes I am a Muslim and I am proud to be one; I respect each and every religion and their believes, but I fail to understand this stupid new mordern outlook of people around me.. 296 more words

“I’m a conservative lady… Also, I feel safer in . In fact, I insist that all my lady teachers wear the burkha in the bazaar. We don’t want to give anyone an excuse to interfere with our girls’ studies.”

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Book Quotes

It's a Long Walk, and It'll Never be Done

I dreamt I was in a time where women’s value was based on the honour they upheld,

Something that could be lost by as thoughtless an action as a slip of an ankle exposed. 502 more words

The Awesome Side Of Muslims

I’ll be the first to admit I say some pretty derogatory things about religions, one of which being Islam.

However, every now and again, I see something in reference to a faith that makes me smile. 6 more words


Nazir Habibov - Velikolepnyy Vek

If you ever wanted evidence of how ordinary people can be popstars in Central Asia, this is it. Right from the woman caressing a horse clothed in an Pringles-golden-moustache clad abayya with a short skirt (that’s a combo you won’t see Katy Perry doing…yet), you know this video is going to be interesting, though maybe not for the reasons the makers want you to think. 93 more words

Music Videos

Freedom of a burkha

I boarded the plane in Nairobi dressed in a two piece grey burka with red and blue roses painted on the skirt border. But I arrived in Los Angeles for my fellowship at the LA Times in a pair of jeans and an orange thigh length kurta top. 669 more words