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British tabloid: Shocking revelation on the 10th anniversary of the war on Afghanistan
by Cem Ertür
Saturday Oct 8th, 2011 4:05 PM
The real shocking issue is the persistent denial of the genocide of the Afghan people.

London Evening Standard, 7 October 2011

 

 

 

Time, 9 August 2010

 

 

 

Daily Mirror, 16 April 2008

 

 

 

The Independent, 31 January 2008

 

 

 

The Independent, 26 September 2006

 

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British tabloid: Shocking revelation on the 10th anniversary of the war on Afghanistan
 
 
 
[propaganda alert]
 
compiled by Cem Ertür
 
8 October 2011
 
 
 
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excerpt from: Girl, eight, sold to Afghan police officer as his bride
 
by Robert Fox, London Evening Standard, 6 October 2011
 
 
 
Ten years after British forces entered the war-ravaged country, the [London Evening] Standard has uncovered shocking evidence of an eight-year-old girl who was married off to a policeman for cash. She was sold to the officer, in his twenties, in clear breach of laws introduced two years ago to protect women.
 
She was then the subject of a remarkable battle that symbolises the plight of girls in Afghanistan. Her story vividly highlights the failure to bring about social reforms in the stricken nation, despite the long presence of British forces.
 
 
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related documents:

 
 
Presidential Address to the Nation
 
[US President George Bush’s address to the nation, White House, Washington DC, 7 October 2001. Mr Bush delivered this speech on the day the war on Afghanistan was launched.]
 
The White House website, 7 October 2001
 
 
 
 
Full text: Tony Blair's speech
 
[UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s speech at the Labour Party Annual Conference, Brighton, 2 October 2001. Mr Blair delivered this speech five days prior to the launch of the war on Afghanistan.]
 
The Guardian, 2 October 2001
 
part 1:
 
 
part 2:
 
 
 

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related articles:
 
 
October 7, 2001: America and NATO's decision to invade Afghanistan. The pretext to wage a "just war"
 
[Note: This article was originally published under a different title in December 21, 2009]
 
by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 7 October 2011
 
 
 
 
Permanent US Iraq and Afghanistan occupations planned
 
by Stephen Lendman, SteveLendmanBlog, 24 June 2011
 
 
 
 
U.S. and NATO escalate world’s deadliest war on both sides of Afghan-Pakistani border
 
by Rick Rozoff, Global Research, 1 March 2011
 
 
 
 
Timetable abandoned: U.S. and NATO to wage endless war in Afghanistan
 
by Rick Rozoff, Global Research, 12 November 2010
 
 
 
 
Did 9/11 justify the war in Afghanistan?
Using the McChrystal moment to raise a forbidden question
 
by David Ray Griffin, Global Research, 24 June 2010
 
 
 
 
2010 - 4.5 million dead in Afghan holocaust, Afghan genocide
 
by Gideon Polya, Newsvine, 1 January 2010
 
 
 
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propaganda alerts:
 

UK Prime Minister Cameron: We must not be afraid to use military force against tyrants  
  
by Cem Ertür, San Francisco Bay Area Indymedia, 26 September 2011
 
 
 
 
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair: Iran is the real enemy 
 
by Cem Ertür, San Francisco Bay Area Indymedia, 11 September 2011
 
 
 
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