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Malalai Joya

Malalai Joya is an activist, writer and a former politician from Afghanistan. She served as a female parliamentarian in the National Assembly of Afghanistan from 2005 until early 2007, after being dismissed for publicly denouncing the presence of what she considered to be warlords and war criminals in the Afghan parliament. She is an outspoken critic of the Karzai administration and its western supporters.

Melbourne Writers Festival, 25 Aug 2011 - 04 Sept 2011
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