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Tag: Invasions of Afghanistan

While the world strategized…

A few days ago, a news report by the BBC caught my eye. It said the Red Cross reported some 800,000 people as disabled by the ongoing war in Afghanistan. It struck me as odd, since I didn’t think Afghanistan was such a large country. So I saved the link to check up and found …

Disabled by war – how many? Need help from journos

Recently, the BBC published a video report by Karen Zarindast about the number of people disabled by war in Afghanistan. They quote the Red Cross as the source of their figures: Decades of war have left some 800,000 people disabled in Afghanistan. The Red Cross, has seven centres across the country helping them out. A centre in …