Posts made in December, 2012

Young Afghans form new political movement with hopes for the future

Posted by on Dec 22, 2012 in 1400 In Media | 0 comments

In a country where politics is often seen as a byword for corruption, and which is still dominated by jihadi-era commanders, a small group of influential young Afghans have started a civil and political movement that hopes to transcend old ethnic and sectarian divides. As Nato troops head home and gloomy predictions about the country’s future multiply, the founders of the group argue that Afghanistan‘s young people have not given up on their country, they are just fed-up with its ruthless, divisive politicians. And as two-thirds of the population is under 30, they potentially...

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