REFLECTION: Learn your lessons well – An Afghan teenager makes up his mind

by Kathy Kelly Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Kabul--Tall, lanky, cheerful and confident, Esmatullah easily engages his young students at the Street Kids School, a project of Kabul’s “Afghan Peace Volunteers,” an antiwar community with a focus on service to the poor.  Esmatullah teaches child laborers to read. He feels particularly motivated to teach at … Continue reading REFLECTION: Learn your lessons well – An Afghan teenager makes up his mind

AFGHANISTAN: In Kabul on Sept. 21st, the International Day of Peace, #Enough!

by Dr. Hakim Kabul, Afghanistan--Sixteen years ago, a Talib (literally translated, a student) shot and killed Zarghuna’s father. Zarghuna and her family were frantically fleeing a desperate situation. The same holds true for  more than 60 million refugees in today’s ‘progressive’ world. If you’re like me, you may think, “Oh, how messy is Zarghuna’s part … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: In Kabul on Sept. 21st, the International Day of Peace, #Enough!