Arriving home, Iran border
Returning to Kabul
Kuchi woman ( an Afghan Persian word meaning ‘those who go on migrations') on the road between Kabul and Bamiyan
Zahra, My translator
Shaida Yee Camp (IDP: Internally displaced People's Camp), near Herat
IDP Camp (Internally Displaced Person), near Herat
Herat, At the border of Afghanistan and Iran
Boys swimming, Herat
English class for girls (in a private home), Herat
Girls' school. Herat
Mine and artillery risk education for all returnees in order to be able and identify potentially active and dangerous explosive devices.
Istalif Village, Northwest of Kabul
Returnees living in the caves of Bamiyan once home to monks on retreat.
The world’s largest standing Buddha statues (in Bamiyan) constructed in the 6th century were annihilated by artillery and explosives by the Taliban in March 2001 in a crusade to destroy non-Islamic art in Afghanistan.
Agrabat, North of Bamiyan
An emergency "loya jirga" (Pashto for "grand assembly") was held in Kabul, Afghanistan in June 2002, to elect a transitional administration. Women voting, Kabul