Remember George W. Bush’s Afghan war propaganda, about the war supposedly being for more women’s rights in Afghanistan (which Bush meanwhile opposed in the USA itself)? This video says about the reality in the “new” Afghanistan which Bush’s war made:
Herat province — Afghanistan, Sep.2007: This 12-y-old girl has been given in a forced marriage and she faces violence by her husband everyday. Family violence and child marriage is common across Afghanistan and tens of women every month commit self-immolation to get rid of their desolation.
She says: “Please help me get divorce, next time he will kill me, he injured me with a knife.
From Associated Press:
NATO mortar rounds kill 2 Afghan civilians, wound 5 in east
Thursday’s fighting began when insurgents attacked NATO forces in Kunar province. The troops fired mortar rounds in response, killing two civilians and wounding five, NATO said in a statement issued late Thursday.
The statement did not provide further details on the clash, or say whether any insurgents were killed in the firefight. NATO said it was investigating the incident.
Meanwhile, another four Afghan civilians died when a truck collided with a NATO vehicle elsewhere in Kunar, the coalition said.
Two Afghans died in Thursday’s crash, while the other two died later of their injuries while undergoing treatment, it said in a statement. Four others were wounded.
The NATO statement did not provide further details about what caused the collision.
Mercenaries Set Off for Afghanistan: here.