ON AFGHANISTAN | The beautiful land of endless suffering, by Jamaluddin Aram

December 8, 2021

In a long history of rebellion, disaster, hunger and now Taliban conquest, the land has been endlessly patient with misfortune. Can Afghans do the same?

Jamaluddin Aram served as Community Supported Film’s translator and coordinator in Afghanistan from 2010-12.

He is a documentary filmmaker, producer and short story writer from Kabul. He lives in Toronto.

Jamal has written a searingly poetic and vibrantly visual opinion piece on the current situation in Afghanistan for Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper:

Source: Opinion: Afghanistan, the beautiful land of endless suffering by Jamaluddin Aram, Globe and Mail, December 5th, 2021

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