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Reminiscences of Zieba Shorish-Shamley : oral history, 2002.

Creator: Shorish-Shamley, Zieba, 1950-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 42 pages sound recording 1 audiocassette (90 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Executive Director, Women's Alliance for Peace and Human Rights in Afghanistan.

Scope and Contents

Background: born Herat, Afghanistan, participation in Afghani social activism, immigration to United States age 21; education: girls school in Afghanistan, Ph.D. anthropology University of Illinois; discussion of life under the Taliban; career: political activist, founder Women's Alliance for Peace and Human Rights in Afghanistan; post-9/11: testifying before United States Congress, work with Women's Caucus for Gender Justice, discussion of International Criminal Courts, thoughts on United States foreign policy.


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