The Forgotten War – meeting in York

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The Forgotten War – meeting in York

12th July 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

York Against War present:

Maya Evans

Life in current day Afghanistan: the forgotten War
7:30 pm Wednesday 12th July
Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York

At the end of 2014 NATO/US forces declared ‘Mission Complete’ in Afghanistan. 2 years on and foreign forces remain within Afghanistan while the Taliban are thought to have gained control of at least 40% of the country. ISIS are now also carrying out attacks.

Today Afghan people have to contend with crushing poverty, mass drug addiction, climate catastrophe and huge internal displacement. With no faith in the government people are turning to the grass roots for real change.

Maya Evans has visited Kabul 8 times over the last 6 years, she has seen first hand how the war has worsened and how the Afghan Peace Volunteers developed and expanded. Her talks are full of funny, moving and uplifting stories, as well as up to date facts.

More info from bob[at]yorkagainstthewar.org.uk

Details

Date:
12th July 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Organiser

York Against War
Email:
bob@yorkagainstthewar.org.uk

Venue

Friargate Meeting House
Friargate
York, Yorkshire YO1 9RL United Kingdom
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Phone:
01904 624065