Header2.jpg
Joya Photos
Joya's Book
Login Form



Malalai Joya public meeting in Sydney

Malalai Joya will be speaking on several university campuses and at union and community meetings.

Refugee Action Coalition Sydney, August 30, 2011

Malalai Joya Australian tour 2011

Malalai Joya, a peace, democracy, women’s rights and development activist, will be returning to Sydney to address various meetings after having been a guest at the Melbourne Writers Festival at the end of August-early September.

At a time when Afghanistan is more dangerous than ever, and Afghan refugees are still being refused asylum, come and hear this important voice against the ongoing war and occupation of the country.

Malalai Joya will be speaking on several university campuses and at union and community meetings.

Her main public meeting in Sydney will be on Friday September 9, 5.30pm for 6pm at the Marrickville Town Hall (click for map).

Read more...

 

Malalai Joya in Australia Sept 5: Afghanistan 10 years on & why western troops must leave

We at Wikileaks Central salute an incredibly brave woman and look forward to hearing what she has to say down under.

Peter Kemp, Wikileaks Central, Aug. 19, 2011

Malalai Joya Australian tour 2011

Malalai Joya – the woman Time Magazine listed as one of the 100 most influential people in the world - is travelling to Armidale [NSW Australia] to present her talk Afghanistan – 10 years on on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the US and the coalition invasion of Afghanistan. Described as the bravest and most famous woman in Afghanistan she is a writer, feminist and anti-war activist and it is an honour to have the chance to hear her talk after her appearance as a guest speaker at the Melbourne Writer’s festival. Her first visit to Australia was in 2009, when she was promoting her autobiographical book Raising My Voice and she continues to be a voice for her own people and for peace everywhere.

Read more...

 

Democracy is never achieved through occupation – Afghan activist

Russia Today interviews Malalai Joya in Kabul

Russia Today, June 23, 2011

RT has spoken to Malalai Joya, a former Afghan MP and human rights activist, who has been fiercely criticizing the current regime and the occupational force for "throwing Afghans from the frying pan into the fire".

She says her country is suffering from three evils at the moment: overwhelming corruption of the regime, indiscriminate violence of the occupational force and regional warlords whose actions differ little from those of the Taliban.

Read more...

 

Tearing Off the Masks of Those Who Hide behind Women’s Skirts: Malalai Joya

Joya criticizes big media for complicity in the atrocities of war/occupation

by Mary Beaudoin, WAMM Newsletter, May 2011

Malalai Joya, Afghan feminist and activist.

“From the sky, Occupation forces are bombing, killing civilians—mostly women and children. On the ground, Taliban and warlords together continue their fascism. If the U.S. and NATO left my country, the backbone of the Taliban and warlords would be broken.” —Malalai Joya

“The Afghan War Logs,” released last summer by WikiLeaks, revealed that the CIA advised using the plight of Afghan women as “pressure points” to rally flagging public support for the US/NATO war on Afghanistan. For that reason, the CIA must have been thrilled when last July Time Magazine featured on its cover the shocking photo of a young Afghan woman with her nose missing, reportedly cut off on Taliban orders. Next to the photo Time posed the question, “What happens to the women of Afghanistan if we leave?”

Read more...

 

Afghanistan (Voice and Words by Malalai Joya)

Video and music edited by Brian Routh

Youtube, April 21, 2011

Voice and words: Malalai Joya
Music: Brian Routh

Tags: Videos
 

Malalai Joya Speaks On Behalf of the Secret Heros and Heroines of Afghanistan

Malalai Joya: From the start, the US came in with a dirty agenda.

Najuan Daadleh, Peace X Peace, May 16, 2011

Malalai Joya press conference in Kabul

Malalai Joya served as a female Parliamentarian in Afghanistan from 2005 until early 2007, when she was dismissed for publicly denouncing the presence of war criminals in the parliament. She recently published a book entitled “A Woman Among Warlords” and came to the United States on a speaking tour.

Connection Point Project Manager Najuan Daadleh met to talk with Malalai at Union Station in Washington DC. Below is what Malalai had to say…

***

My name is Malalai Joya and I am a human rights activist. In Afghanistan, democratic minded activists face many challenges, risks, and obstacles. The only difference between me and other Afghan activists is that I have fame. We are all fighting against a puppet mafia regime and against an occupation; we are fighting for justice, peace, democracy, women’s rights, and human rights in our country.

Read more...

 

Malalai Joya: A Dirty Game in Afghanistan

Laura Flanders interviews Malalai Joya

Laura Flanders, GRITtv, May 7, 2011

Osama bin Laden was the reason given for invading Afghanistan in 2001--but he was found in 2011 in Pakistan. Meanwhile, the Afghan people have dealt with ten years of occupation, and Malalai Joya has been speaking out against it for that long.

Read more...

 

Malalai Joya and Noam Chomsky at Harvard

Malalai Joya spoke with Professor Noam Chomsky to 1200 people at Harvard's Memorial Church on March 25, 2011

Filmed by Paul Hubbard, Youtube, April 27, 2011

Read more...

 

Malalai Joya, “irrelevant” for warlords and self-sold writers but relevant for my suffering people

I and millions of Afghans agree with Malalai Joya that there is no fundamental change in the life of Afghans after the occupation of Afghanistan by the US and allies

Nelofar Jawidana, IndyMedia, April 25, 2011

March 25, 2011 - Boston, Malalai Joya and Noam Chomsky

Whenever Malalai Joya accelerates her struggle and makes headlines in the media, Afghan warlords, their supporters and some pro-US writers come into action to disturb her very clear message for freedom, justice, democracy and women’s rights. For me, this is the biggest sign of her success.

After her extremely successful speaking tour to the USA, and especially giving join presentation against US occupation of Afghanistan alongside Noam Chomsky, once again a number of pro-warlords and pro-occupation individuals wrote against Joya. Almost all of these articles present the same arguments and quote from each other, therefore I stress on the most recent one.

Read more...

 

کنشهای کوچک و مثال زدنی از ایستادگی مدنی: زنی که جرات کرد صدایش را بلند کند

تقدیم به نسرین ستوده، لیلا توسلی و عاطفه نبوی

نوشته: استیو کراشاو و جان جکسون، جنبش راه سبز (جرس)، ٢٥ اپریل ٢٠١١
ترجمه: عمار ملکی

ملالی جویا

در دوران زمامداری طالبان در سالهای ١٩٩٦ تا ٢٠٠١ بسیاری از سرگرمی های بی ضرر و مردم پسند، از کایت سواری تا شطرنج، برای مردم افغان ممنوع بود. نافرمانی از قوانین محدودکننده بیشماری که طالبان وضع کرده بود، مجازاتهای شدیدی از قطع عضو تا اعدام در ملاعام را بدنبال داشت. تحصیل زنان و دختران ممنوع بود و پوشیدن برقع که از نوک سر تا پای زنان را میپوشاند، در سراسر افغانستان اجباری بود. حتی خندیدن دختران با صدای بلند ممنوع بود.

شکست ظاهری رژیم طالبان در سال ٢٠٠١، طلیعه ظهور یک جامعه جدید که در آن صدای مردم عادی شنیده شود و به خواسته های زنان احترام گذاشته شود را نوید نمیداد. در بسیاری از نقاط کشور، جنگ سالاران که سابقه ی وحشیگری و کشتار مردم را داشتند در قدرت باقی ماندند.

ادامه مطلب

 

شکست امریکا در افغانستان

مصاحبه با ملالی جویا: ایالات متحده امریکا پدرخوانده بنیادگرایی اسلامی در منطقه است

هاروارد انترنیشنل ریویو، ۱۰ اپریل ٢٠١١

Malalai Joya in the Western Washington University

هاروارد انترنیشنل ریویو: وضعیت افغانستان پس از سقوط طالبان چگونه است و مشخصاً در زندگی زنان چه تغییراتی رونما گردیده است؟

ملالی جویا: امریکا تحت نام مبارزه علیه تروریزم، حقوق زنان، حقوق بشر و دموکراسی به کشور من تجاوز کرد. ولی با حضور ده ها هزار نیروی خارجی نه تنها زنان، بلکه مردان افغان نیز از جنگ، تروریزم، بیعدالتی، مافیایی مواد مخدر و جنگسالاری، نا امنی، بیکاری، فقر، فساد گسترده و مشکلات زیاد دیگر رنج می برند. با آنهم اگر وضعیت زنان را با شرایط تحت سلطه طالبان وحشی مقایسه نمایم، تغییرات اندکی دیده میشود – تعداد از زنان مصروف کار و آموزش اند- چیزی که اکثرا برای توجیه اشغال افغانستان از آن استفاده می شود. در تمام مناطق بویژه در قریه ها زنان هنوز هم در وضعیت اسفبار بسر می برند.

ادامه مطلب

 

A Woman Among Warlords: Malalai Joya brings message of peace to Surf City

Joya denounces those who “mix Islam with politics and use it against the people.”

By Mary Adams Urashima, Surf City Voice, April 21, 2011

Malalai Joya with her guards in Kabul

American author Robert Fulgham said, “Peace is not something you wish for. It’s something you make, something you do, something you are, and something you give away.”

Over the last two weeks, Golden West College has hosted national and international speakers involved in the work of peace building. Viewed too often as a passive state, peace is not the absence of conflict or inactivity. Peace is complex, involved work.

And, one should be “all in” because peace building often puts people in harm’s way.

Prior to the annual peace conference on April 15, Golden West College worked with the Los Angeles-based Afghan Women’s Mission to host Malalai Joya on April 8, one of the few women to be elected to the new parliament of Afghanistan. Prior to her rare appearance in Huntington Beach, she spoke at Harvard University, and afterward in Washington D.C.

Read more...

 

Speaker Discusses Situation in Afghanistan

She said she believes that her view of the war in Afghanistan is one that the American government does not want the public to know.

By Flora Lethbridge-Cejku, Staff Writer , The Point News, April 19, 2011

Malalai Joya in St. Marry's college
Malalai Joya, former member of the Afghan Parliament, speaks to student about the current situation in Afghanistan. (Photo by Katie Henry)

This past Wednesday, Malalai Joya, former member of the Afghan Parliament and an accomplished writer and activist, came to the College to give a talk about the current situation in Afghanistan. Also the author of Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice, Joya was expelled from the Afghan Parliament after she denounced members of the assembly for being “warlords and drug smugglers.”

Read more...

 

مصاحبه خانم سجیه کامرانی با ملالی جویا

تلویزیون آریانا افغانستان، ١٧ اپریل ٢٠١١

در جریان سفر پانزده روزه ملالی جویا به امریکا جهت معرفی چاپ جدید کتابش "زنی در میان جنگسالاران"، خانم سجیه کامرانی از تلویزیون آریانا افغانستان تلفنی مصاحبه ای با وی انجام داده که به تاریخ هفدهم اپریل ٢٠١١ پخش شد.

ادامه مطلب

 

خانم وژمه فروغ، ملالی جویا به تو و امثالت یک عمر درس انسانیت میدهد

خودت و سایر خانم‌های ویترین امریکا در این ده سال تمام نیرو و انرژی تان را در خوش خدمتی به امریکا و جنایتکاران وطنی مصرف نموده اید

خالده نوید ـ‌ کابل، ګران افغانستان، ١٦ اپریل ٢٠١١

بدنبال موج اعتراضات وسیع مدافعان آزدی و عدالت در امریکا علیه رد ویزه ملالی جویا به آنکشور؛ «صدای امریکا»‌ یک گزارش مغرضانه و مصاحبه برنامه شده‌ای را در صفحه انترنتی‌اش زیر عنوان «تقاضای بازنگری صدور ویزه به ملالی جویا» (پنجشنبه، ٢٤ مارچ ٢٠١١) منتشر نمود. «صدای امریکا» به مثابه حنجره دولت امریکا کوشید به تصور خام شان ملالی را بی‌اعتبار جلوه دهند، جویاییکه در شرایط کنونی رساترین و کوبنده‌ترین صدا علیه دولت دست‌نشانده کابل و باداران امریکایی شان محسوب می‌شود. در ادامه‌ی مطلب مصاحبه دیکته شده‌ای نیز با خانم وژمه ‌فروغ صورت گرفته که هر جمله آن قابل مکث است. من چون از خانم وژمه شناخت نزدیک دارم و مثل دیگر زنان فعال افغان همه روزه شاهد نشست و برخاست مشکوک او با سفارت و مقامات امریکایی هستم، خواستم نکاتی را در مورد مصاحبه‌اش تذکر دهم.

ادامه مطلب

 
More Articles...

<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next > End >>

Page 6 of 37