Second attack in Turkish port city this year kills five, wounds dozens
Fariba Nawa is a journalist and the author of just released Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords and One Woman's Journey Through Afghanistan. She also authored the report Afghanistan, Inc., and is a contributing writer to Under the Drones: Modern Lives in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Borderlands, to be published in spring 2012 by Harvard University Press. She writes for London’s Sunday Times Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Christian Science Monitor, and numerous other publications. She holds a master’s in Middle Eastern studies and journalism.
The sexes rarely interact at parties in my Afghan-American community—and I’ve had enough of the segregation.
Often thought of as hostile to homosexuality, some American Muslims celebrated Friday’s Supreme Court decision and chided their co-religionists who said judgment day was nigh.
For women who were beaten and bartered in marriage and civilians deprived of freedom, the Taliban remains a threat, says Fariba Nawa.