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 p. sound recording: 1 sound cassette (90 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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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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