A Seed Sown By the West Afghanistan's Young Liberal Elites Challenge the Taliban

A young, liberal elite has emerged in Kabul, including many women. It is taking a stand against the Taliban's atrocities in the form of political and artistic initiatives and wants to put an end to Afghanistan's culture of violence.
Pariza Rahmani, spokeswoman for the Uprising for Change movement

Pariza Rahmani, spokeswoman for the Uprising for Change movement

Foto: Johanna-Maria Fritz / DER SPIEGEL
Muslim Shirzad, chancellor of Jahan-e-Noor University

Muslim Shirzad, chancellor of Jahan-e-Noor University

Foto: Johanna-Maria Fritz/DER SPIEGEL
Foto: DER SPIEGEL
Shaharzad Akbar, co-founder of Afghanistan 1400

Shaharzad Akbar, co-founder of Afghanistan 1400

Foto: Johanna-Maria Fritz / DER SPIEGEL
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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