Afghan activist: We want a country of peace – Asia News

Yesterday, all trace of the group of peace activities walking on a 150 km journey through Taliban territories were lost. The disappearance of the comrades could be a good sign of opening to dialogue. Pacifist: “We want to live in a safe country, let our children go to school”.

Kabul (AsiaNews) – “I’m fine, but I have no more news of 25 comrades who were marching in the territories controlled by the Taliban,” Bacha Khan Muladad, head of public relations for the “People’s Peace Movement” (PPM), a group of Afghan peace activists tells AsiaNews.

Courageously, along with a dog and a child, about thirty of them set off towards the Taliban stronghold in Musa Qala last week to bring a message of peace, challenging the heat and physical exhaustion exacerbated by fasting Ramadan. Yesterday, however, Mr. Muladad, “25 of my friends were taken by the Taliban and we don’t know where they were taken”.

Muladad is tired, after a day spent searching for news from his companions and answering the phone calls of so many … Read More on Asia News


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