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From our correspondent, Enrico Piovesana

Peace Village

Peace VillageA house, and a better life for war refugees who had been living in caves: From our correspondent Enrico Piovesana   Tens of thousands of families escaped from the villages of the Bamiy continua...

A Legacy At Stake

A Legacy At StakeThe lakes of Band-e-Amir threatened by tourism and unsustainable development:   From our correspondent Enrico Piovesana   Once upon a time there was a wicked pagan king named Barbar who continua...

Afghan Tibet

Afghan TibetWhat’s left of the Buddhas of Bamiyan. From Hsuan-Tsang to Edmund Melzl: From our correspondent Enrico Piovesana   The golden face and hands of the two Buddhas reflect blinding sunlig continua...

Law of the Strongest

Law of the StrongestInterview with Sima Samar, President of the Afghan Commission for Human Rights: from our correspondent Enrico Piovesana   Doctor Sima Samar, aged 48, an ethnic Hazari from Jaghuri (Ghazni Pr continua...

Top Vote Getter

Top Vote GetterInterview with Mohaqiq, ex warlord of the Hazara Shiites, now member of parliament: During the civil war that bloodied Afghanistan during the 90s—from the retreat of the Soviet Army to the advent of th continua...

Warlords have won

Warlords have wonFirst results in the Afghani election: Parliament will be full of war criminals: From our correspondent Enrico Piovesana The official announcement of the results of the parliamentary and provincial continua...

In the Heart of Afghanistan / 3

In the Heart of Afghanistan / 3Part 3 of our correspondent’s report: From our correspondent Enrico Piovesana Daybreak: sunrise, rooster crowing, six a.m.  Akila, who was quite aloof the continua...

In the heart of Afghanistan / 2

In the heart of Afghanistan / 2Second part of the reportage from Aghanistan from our correspondent: from our correspondent  Enrico Piovesana   follows from part I   Old Isahaq, after some loud solicitati continua...

In the heart of Afghanistan

In the heart of AfghanistanA reportage from our correspondent:   From our correspondent Enrico Piovesana   An endless line of vehicles slowly negotiates the hairpin bends o continua...

Bleached elections

Bleached electionsA few ballot papers each, a bit of bleach and democracy is ready: from our correspondent Enrico Piovesana    Outside the entrance to the polling station, guarded over by an Afg continua...

Occupied elections

Occupied electionsAfghanis return to the ballots after 30 years amid a great deal of doubt and little hope: from our correspondent Enrico Piovesana   Kabul is closed. The access roads to Kabul are closed, the shops ar continua...
Topic: Elections, War
Area: Afghanistan