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  1. Unveiling life under the Taliban

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Golden Globe best foreign language film Osama is the first Afghan film made since the fall of the Taliban. Its importance lies not only in its political significance, but also in what we learn from this moving tale about how women survived under the Taliban. Under the regime, women in Afghanistan were prohibited from getting work or receiving education, and they had to wear ...

  2. The Punishment of Virtue- Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb The Punishment of Virtue- Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban by Sarah Chayes Penguin, HK$128 'Kandahar has arguably replaced Moscow as the ideological antipode to everything we Americans think we believe in,' Sarah Chayes recently wrote in the Boston Review. Chayes, once a radio correspondent covering the fall of the Taleban, quit journalism and now lives ...

  3. Armadillo

    Posted Jul 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... friends and informers among the local people- who tell them the Taliban would kill them when the Westerners leave. Armadillo is revealing about the small twists: at the beginning, when Metz films ... to the controversial finale, in which they stand accused of shooting wounded Taliban militants. Their reaction to the furore created by this- and the end-of-film title cards which point to how most of them ...

  4. Venice

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... as a Taliban terrorist on the run in Jerzy Skolimowski's competition entry Essential Killing. The other awards generated far more ire from the Italian press, who accused jury head Quentin ...

  5. Tough-love approach proves bad publicity is better than none

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... schoolmates launched Friends Reunited nearly five years ago, the Web has seen thousands of similar sites follow their lead. There has been Taliban Reunited, Police Reunited, Convicts Reunited, Bullies ...



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