Malalai Joya, Afghan Writer & Activist speaks in Armidale.

Posted: September 12, 2011 in Uncategorized

Extract of unedited footage from a speech given by Malalai Joya at the Armidale Town Hall September 5th.

Hosted by New England Writers Centre,Women In Black, Peace Studies UNE, Uniting Church Armidale and Socialist Alliance. 
Malalai’s speech – Afghanistan Ten Years On – Why Western Troops Must Leave.
Production partner – Little Owl Productions 

Rushed upload to Vimeo as Malalai was facing surgery ahead of major public meetings in Sydney at the end of that week. Organisers were planning to screen this as an alternative. With unwavering determination, Malalai made it to both meetings and was met with standing ovations.


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