"Until the lion tells his side of the story through
the media network - uncensored by hunters,
the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter."
~ African proverb (updated)

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"A Woman Among Warlords", with Malalai Joya, 11/7/09 Sat 3:45pm
Saturday, 07 November 2009 00:00

Event Date: Saturday, November 7, 2009, 3:45 pm

Location: Engineering Auditorium, San Jose State University

Malalai Joya has been called the bravest woman in Afghanistan. Elected to Afghan parliament in 2003 and 2005, she was suspended in 2007 for challenging the presence of warlords in the Afghan parliament. She has been compared to the symbol of Burma's democracy movement, Aung San Suu Kyi.

Malalai Joya will talk about her memoir: "A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of An Afghan Who Dared Raise Her Voice".

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