“Dancing” = evil, but beheading, well that’s just fine!!!

The latest news is what we have now come to expect from the religious lunatics within Afghanistan, 17 people including two woman have been beheaded in a southern Afghanistan village … The party-goers, including two women, were holding a gathering with music in a southern Afghanistan village. “I can confirm that this is the work of … Read more

Afghan girl ‘locked in lavatory for 5 months’

Yesterday’s UK Telegraph has a horrendous story about the human rights abuses taking place against many woman in Afghanistan … Afghan police have rescued a teenage girl who was beaten and locked up in a lavatory for over five months after she defied her in-laws who tried to force her into prostitution, officials said on Tuesday. Sahar Gul, … Read more

Are we committed to Afghanistan? – Christopher Hitchens

Yes this is a science blog, and yes, once again I’m posting something that appears to be out-of-scope. Its the latest article by Christopher Hitchens in Slate that appears yesterday. I’ve two reasons for posting about it here … I’m a Hitchens fan … but if you read this blog, than I guess that is … Read more