Berry that gives hope

Maria has been selling berries to make money for her family. She was 10 years old, and hopeful to finish her school and eventually find a job to support her family. Today, I have been looking for photos of a trip that I had to then Northern part of Salang pass, Baghlan and came across Maria’s photo. (more…)

The Hell of Opiate

In 2009, a U.S. Department of State report estimated that there are two million drug users in Afghanistan with at least 50-60,000 drug addicts in Kabul alone. (more…)

Old part of Kabul city

This is an old part of Kabul city called “Temor Shahi Bazaar,” sometimes it is simply called ‘Temor Shahi.’ Known for its bustling shops, Temor Shahi has lots of buried memories deep into its alleyways, corners, and warrens of mud houses. (more…)

Homeless And Despair After Kuchis’ Attack In Behsud

Fatema 45, the mother of five children, left homeless and hopeless after the Pashtun Kuchis destroyed and burned down her house and many other houses in her in neighborhood in Behsud district. (more…)

Hazara Mosque Burned by Sunni Kuchis

This is a Shiite Hazara mosque in Behsud district that was burned by Sunni Pashtun-Kuchis. Every year around April and May, violent clashes erupts between local Hazaras and incoming Pashtun Kuchis in the pastures of Eastern Hazajarat. (more…)

A Melody of Hope

This headless person who plays this piece of music is me. I improvised this melody while I was procrastinating with my homework. I’m a beginner and pardon me for any mistake if you noticed. I recorded it last year when I was in college and presented to my friend Bilal.
Rabab is one of the most respected instruments in Afghanistan and it is originated in Afghanistan and then spread throughout Indian subcontinent. (more…)